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Covid-19 crisis: CBDT chargesheets 3 IRS officers for leaked report

The IRS Association has forwarded its report to the CBDT.

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People aware of the development said that these senior officers, despite having more than 30 years of service, failed to exercise due care and misguided the 50 young officers who had prepared the report. illustration: binay sinha

Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued charge sheets against three senior officers of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS), and divested them of their responsibilities, for their role in preparation and leaking of the controversial report that called for hiking the super-rich tax and Covid cess.
 
The IRS Association has forwarded its report to the CBDT.
 
People aware of the development said that these senior officers, despite having more than 30 years of service, failed to exercise due care and misguided the 50 young officers who had prepared the report.


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First Published: Apr 28 2020 | 2:12 AM IST

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