Patna region of income tax department achieves highest growth in tax collection
October, 09th 2013
Patna region of the income tax department comprising Bihar and Jharkhand has achieved 27.9% net growth in tax collection in the first half of 2013-14 compared to the corresponding period in the last financial year.
It is the highest growth among the regions and substantially higher than the mean national growth of 12% in tax collection. The total revenue collection by Patna region increased to Rs 3,585.85 crore in H1 of 2013-14 against Rs 2,802.5 crore in the corresponding period in 2012-13.
Chairperson of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), New Delhi, Sudha Sharma on Tuesday congratulated Debashish Dasgupta, chief commissioner, I-T (cadre controlling authority), Bihar and Jharkhand, and the Patna region staff for the stupendous success.
Sharma, through a videoconference, reviewed the performance of Patna region which has maintained consistent growth in tax collection, said an I-T official pleading anonymity.
Member (revenue) of CBDT, Parvinder S Behuria, emphasized the need for constant team efforts by the I-T officials for collection of arrear. She also elaborated on non-filer management system (NMS) which is a special computer system developed to generate a list of non-filers of I-T returns and generates and issues notices to each of them.