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To bring more people in tax net I-T eyes tier-II cities

The plan is expected to be set in action by next month and is part of the governments' recent directive to CBDT to bring in at least 2.5 million new assesses under the tax ambit every month

The income tax (I-T) department has decided to focus on tier-II cities like Jaipur, Surat and Lucknow ,among others, to bring more people who reside in these cities under the tax net. The plan is expected to be set in action by next month and is part of the governments' recent directive to Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to bring in at least 2.5 million new assesses under the tax ambit every month. Senior officials said, "they would unleash the power of smart-technical intelligence and business computation databases to tap potential entities and ensure the overall tax ...