In case of any grievance, the preliminary action taken report is to be submitted CBDT by the next day, that is within one working day of calling of the report by this office, the CBDT order to the tax department said.
In the new approach, text messages similar to those used for TDS updates will be sent to taxpayers, rather than jargon-heavy, intimidating notices
The PAN is "certainly not dead" and the recent Budget announcement of interchangeability of the two databases is an "additional facility" to ensure their linkage, which is now mandatory under the law, Pramod Chandra Mody, said.
Last week, the government had dismissed 12 income tax officials who were mainly facing corruption charges.
A total of 13 chargesheets have now been filed by the tax department against Khaitan.
According to statistics put out on Income Tax Department's e-filing website, income tax e-filings in FY 2018-19 was 6.68 crore, down from 6.74 crore in the previous fiscal.
Besides, the refunds for assessment years 2015-16 and 2012-13 got "adjusted against outstanding demand" in case of Modi, while it was the case for Gandhi in assessment year 2011-12.
The ruling Congress in the state also says it will probe all scams that came to light during the previous BJP-led government.
Election officials had on April 16 held searches at the residence of DMK leader Kanimozhi in Tuticorin in south Tamil Nadu from where she is contesting.
A bench headed by the Chief Justice, while issuing notices to the two, made clear it will not stay the Madras High Court's 2018 order quashing criminal prosecution against the Chidambarams.
The Income Tax Department, Enforcement Directorate and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence are the executive arms of the Revenue Department in dealing with financial crimes.
The I-T Department on April 8 had said it detected a "widespread and well-organised" racket of collection of unaccounted cash of about Rs 281 crore during raids against close aides of Nath and others.
Replying to a letter from the Election Commission, the Revenue Department in a letter dated April 8 asked the poll panel to share "specific information" with the Income Tax I-T department about illicit money in the electoral process.
He said the people of the country were watching and would give a befitting reply in this election.
A team of nearly 200 officials from I-T department and state police swooped down on the premises at around 3 am and recovered undisclosed cash amounting to Rs 10-14 crore.
Generally, the I-T department takes the help of the local police during such operations.
In Indore, the raids were conducted by a team of officials at Praveen Kakkad's residence in Vijay Nagar area and other places associated with him,
Individuals, firms and companies have to file returns for the income earned in 2018-19 during the course of current fiscal.
The Income Tax department has launched an investigation into the issue, along with other agencies deployed to check black money and illegal inducements to voters during the ongoing polls in the country.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) is the policy making body for the I-T Department.
The pre-dawn raids at 15 to 20 places triggered an angry backlash from Congress as well as JD(S) leaders.
A Prithvi Raj Road-located property worth Rs 208 crore of Arun Kumar Mishra, former chief engineer of UPSIDC, has been attached by the I-T department under section 24(3) of the Prohibition of Benami Property Transaction Act, they said.
The company said the raids were conducted by the officials of Income-Tax Department under Section 132 of the Income-Tax Act.
The panel found that in 21 cases in five states -- Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, New Delhi and Tamil Nadu, the AO had allowed expenses which were in the nature of freebies given to doctors involving tax effect of Rs 45.43 crore.
Last month, Income Tax Department had attached 74.90 lakh shares of Mindtree, in which 22.20 lakh shares belonged to Coffee Day Enterprises and 52.70 lakh shares belonged to its promoter Siddhartha.