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CBDT Chief Sushil Chandra appointed Election Commissioner

Sushil Chandra, a 1980 batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre), is an IIT graduate, PTI reported.

Feb 14, 2019, 18:15 PM IST

Hope to cross Rs 11.5 lakh crore direct tax collection target for FY19: CBDT chief

In 2018-19 budget, the government had projected a 14.3 percent rise in direct tax collections to Rs 11.5 lakh crore.

Sep 17, 2018, 16:37 PM IST

CBDT chief Sushil Chandra gets another one-year extension

CBDT has six members, apart from the chairman, and is responsible for framing policy related to direct taxes and the Income Tax Department.

May 25, 2018, 15:34 PM IST

100,000 Bitcoin investors get notices from Income Tax Department

The Taxman sent notices to those people, who have invested in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin without declaring these in their income tax returns,

Feb 06, 2018, 19:01 PM IST

Govt consolidated direct tax reforms; net widens to 8 crore: CBDT chairman

Tax department started e-assessment of income tax forms in September 2017 and 60,000 cases have been completed through e-assessment so far.

Feb 06, 2018, 14:52 PM IST

Union Budget 2018: No bill needed to claim Rs 40K standard deduction

The deduction of flat Rs 40,000 will be applicable to every salary earner and they can straightaway claim it.

Feb 02, 2018, 07:24 AM IST

I-T dept clarifies on deposits, says no questions on deposits up to Rs 2.5 lakh

"There is no need to fear for any genuine person. We will ensure there is no harassment to genuine person," Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sushil Chandra said at CII post-Budget seminar.

Feb 06, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Big blow for black money hoarders: India to get info on Swiss bank accounts

CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra and Deputy Chief of Mission of Swiss Embassy in India Gilles Roduit on Tuesday signed the 'Joint Declaration' for the implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) between the two nations.

Nov 22, 2016, 18:28 PM IST

Black money crackdown: Taxmen keep close vigil on jewellers

Intensifying the crackdown on laundering of illicit wealth, tax authorities are keeping a close vigil on jewellers to check if sales are being broken down into sub-Rs 2 lakh to avoid quoting of PAN.

Nov 14, 2016, 18:00 PM IST

Sushil Chandra takes charge as CBDT chairman, to serve till May 2017

Senior Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer Sushil Chandra Tuesday took over as chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

Nov 01, 2016, 20:54 PM IST