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Why Gujarat IT chief has his hands full


Ajai Das Mehrotra, who served as in-charge Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (PrCCIT) of Gujarat since November 2018, has been promoted to the put up efficient May 13.

The transfer order issued by means of the Central Board of Direct Taxes underneath the Finance Ministry has additionally given Mehrotra further responsibilities of CCIT-1 Ahmedabad, CCIT-2 Ahmedabad, CCIT Surat, CCIT Rajkot and CCIT TDS as those positions are lately vacant.

Mehrotra, a 1984-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, used to be made in-charge PrCCIT of Gujarat in November 2018 when then I-T chief of the state AK Jaiswal joined the Income Tax Settlement Commission in Mumbai as Vice-Chairman.

The newly added price of CCIT-2 Ahmedabad came after the transfer of Asha Agarwal closing 12 months and of CCIT Rajkot which used to be passed down from AK Jaiswal who had additionally held the extra price.

Mehrotra has acquired the extra price of CCIT TDS after the retirement of RK Shrivastava at the finish of March 2019.

With this order, Mehrotra now holds price of all chief commissionerates apart from for CCIT Vadodara where Dr Rananjay Singh is lately serving as Chief Commissioner.

While some see this construction as consolidation of pending works ahead of the election effects are announced, senior officers at the I-T department denied political reasons for the order. A senior IRS legit mentioned, "It is an annual exercise which takes place between May and June. After the order of postings of Principal Chief Commissioners, the orders to transfer/promote Chief Commissioners of Income-Tax (CCITs) and Director Generals of Income Tax (DGITs) is expected soon."

Coincidentally, the verdict used to be taken on March 9, a day ahead of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) came into power for the LS elections whilst the order came on May 13.

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Special pressure for taxpayers

The Gujarat Income-Tax Department has announced to adopt exercise for clearing pending appeals, rectification and public grievances in all workplaces of Gujarat. The exercise can be undertaken from May 16 to May 31.

During the exercise, taxpayers can manner IT workplaces to file appeal towards pending results of their taxable quantity and dues in addition to move rectification orders. They can appeal for cases of mismatch of Tax Deduced at Source (TDS) throughout the pressure. Taxpayers too can appeal the officers to adjust refund towards tax calls for outstanding.

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Ajai Das Mehrotra, who served as in-charge Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (PrCCIT) of Gujarat since November 2018, has been promoted to the put up efficient May 13.

The transfer order issued by means of the Central Board of Direct Taxes underneath the Finance Ministry has additionally given Mehrotra further responsibilities of CCIT-1 Ahmedabad, CCIT-2 Ahmedabad, CCIT Surat, CCIT Rajkot and CCIT TDS as those positions are lately vacant.

Mehrotra, a 1984-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, used to be made in-charge PrCCIT of Gujarat in November 2018 when then I-T chief of the state AK Jaiswal joined the Income Tax Settlement Commission in Mumbai as Vice-Chairman.

The newly added price of CCIT-2 Ahmedabad came after the transfer of Asha Agarwal closing 12 months and of CCIT Rajkot which used to be passed down from AK Jaiswal who had additionally held the extra price.

Mehrotra has acquired the extra price of CCIT TDS after the retirement of RK Shrivastava at the finish of March 2019.

With this order, Mehrotra now holds price of all chief commissionerates apart from for CCIT Vadodara where Dr Rananjay Singh is lately serving as Chief Commissioner.

While some see this construction as consolidation of pending works ahead of the election effects are announced, senior officers at the I-T department denied political reasons for the order. A senior IRS legit mentioned, "It is an annual exercise which takes place between May and June. After the order of postings of Principal Chief Commissioners, the orders to transfer/promote Chief Commissioners of Income-Tax (CCITs) and Director Generals of Income Tax (DGITs) is expected soon."

Coincidentally, the verdict used to be taken on March 9, a day ahead of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) came into power for the LS elections whilst the order came on May 13.


Drive for taxpayers
The Gujarat Income-Tax Department has announced to adopt exercise for clearing pending appeals, rectification and public grievances in all workplaces of Gujarat. The exercise can be undertaken from May 16 to May 31.

During the exercise, taxpayers can manner IT workplaces to file appeal towards pending results of their taxable quantity and dues in addition to move rectification orders. They can appeal for cases of mismatch of Tax Deduced at Source (TDS) throughout the pressure. Taxpayers too can appeal the officers to adjust Ajai Das Mehrotra refund towards tax calls for .



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