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Income Tax dept has become service-oriented, says officer

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

Income department has "evolved" into a "service-oriented" department from merely being a law implementation entity, a top said here Wednesday.

"The IT department has evolved from being an administrative and laws implementation department to a service-oriented department," said Principal Chief Commissioner, Income Tax, Ashu Jain.

He was speaking at a programme organised here by the department with an objective to reaching out to tax-payers.

At the occasion, Jain asked the tax payers to pay the third installment of Advance Tax byDecember 15 this year.

He also discussed various services offered by his department for the tax payers.

More than 300 delegates from various industrial bodies in district participated in the programme.

Shri Krishna, of Income Tax, Thane, said similar programmes were conducted in the past at Thane, Kalyan, Panvel, Palghar besides at various educational institutions.

Nitya Nand Mishra, CCIT, Tnane, said the authorities apprised the participants about various such as e-filing, redressal of grievances by CPGRAM, and also about the services being provided through 400 ASK centres.

He said the IT department has also set up PAN (Permanent Account Number) kiosks at many places where the assesses can get requisite details.

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 13:55 IST