SME Times News Bureau | 15 Aug, 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has told tax officials that the
responsibilities of the Income Tax Department have increased with the
new faceless approach for appeals and assessments, sources said.
said that the department is setting an example for the world in the use
of technology for delivery of better services to the taxpayers.
to sources, she met IT officials on Friday and thanked them for their
tireless efforts during the last two months to make the vision of the
Prime Minister a reality by bringing in the faceless assessment system
in a short time.
She told them to work with the same zeal and dedication to make the faceless appeal system an equal success.
her appreciation for the officers and staff of the Income Tax
Department, she said that now the department has to serve the taxpayers
with much higher standards to meet the commitments made in the
taxpayers charter with the motto of "Transparent Taxation - Honouring
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched
the platform 'Transparent Taxation', which rolled out a faceless
assessment, appeal and rights' charter for taxpayers.