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CBDT chairman tells taxmen to boost collection without harassing taxpayers

In an internal communication to principal chief commissioners of I-T on February 26, the apex body for direct taxes asked the officials to maximise revenue collection

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Shrimi Choudhary New Delhi
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman P C Mody has directed tax officials to shore up revenue collection without harassing taxpayers.

The directives come at a time when the department is grappling to achieve the direct tax collection target. The income-tax (I-T) department has to collect Rs 4.2 trillion to meet the revised target this financial year.

In an internal communication to principal chief commissioners of I-T on February 26, the apex body for direct taxes asked the officials to maximise revenue collection, adding that their conduct “must be impeccable, friendly yet objective — without fear or favour — as we

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First Published: Feb 28 2019 | 1:02 AM IST

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