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CCD crisis: I-T officer draws flak for tax terrorism day before retirement

The officer, from the 1983 batch Indian Revenue Service, will retire on Wednesday as Bengaluru's I-T chief commissioner

V G Siddhartha
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Dilasha Seth New Delhi
The man under the spotlight of tax terrorism debate — B R Balakrishnan, chief commissioner of income tax (I-T), Bengaluru — was in the midst of farewell calls and goodbyes when a letter written by missing Café Coffee Day chain founder V G Siddhartha went viral on Tuesday. The letter, addressed to the board members and staff, had alleged harassment by the “previous DG of I-T’’, without naming him. The same officer, from the 1983 batch Indian Revenue Service, will retire on Wednesday (July 31) as Bengaluru’s I-T chief commissioner.

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First Published: Jul 31 2019 | 2:40 AM IST

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