sitemapHome | Registration | Job Portal for CA's | Expert Exchange | Currency Converter | Post Matrimonial Ads | Post Property Ads
News shortcuts: From the Courts | News Headlines | VAT (Value Added Tax) | Placements & Empanelment | Various Acts & Rules | Latest Circulars | New Forms | Forex | Auditing | Direct Tax | Customs and Excise | ICAI | Corporate Law | Markets | Students | General | Mergers and Acquisitions | Continuing Prof. Edu. | Budget Extravaganza | Transfer Pricing | GST - Goods and Services Tax
Latest Expert Exchange
General »
 RBI-Special Deposit Scheme (SDS)-1975 Payment of interest for calendar year 2018
 How senior citizens can avail tax break on interest income under Sec 80TTB a
 Listed companies paid a little less than a third of corporate tax in FY18
 Gifts received from relatives are not taxable
 Income tax return benefits: National Pension System (NPS) also offers this 'hidden' tax relief
 Big 4 audit companies may suffer revenue hit due to conflict of interest norms
 How much tax do you pay on your bond investments?
 Companies rush to reconcile financial results with state wise audit, seek extension of deadline
 Interim budget may include income tax announcements, says report
 All you need to know about tax benefits for senior, super senior citizens
 Where to invest money for the short term

Income tax department to establish over 60 taxpayer centres across country
June, 29th 2016

The income tax department will establish over 60 facilitation centres - Aaykar Seva Kendras(ASKs) - this fiscal from Goalpara in Assam to Neemuch in MP as part of efforts to widen the taxpayer base and reach a maximum number of people who need help in doing business with the taxman.

The ASKs help a person in conducting their personal and business operation with the department ranging from obtaining a new Permanent Account Number (PAN) to filing Income Tax Returns (ITRs) apart from other income tax related subjects.

As per a blueprint prepared in this regard, the Central Board of Direct Taxes has authorised creation of 65 such ASKs at locations like Goalpara and Morigaon (Assam), Siliguri and Haldia (West Bengal), Dharmapuri (Tamil Nadu), Haridwar and Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Hardoi and Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Dahod and Porbandar (Gujarat), Neemuch and Mandsaur (Madhya Pradesh), Jajpur and Puri (Odisha) and Rewari and Sonepat in Haryana.

"These are few of the prominent places where the ASKs are planned to be created within 2016-17 financial year that ends on March 31 next year. There are many more cities in one state where an ASK will come up. This is a priority project for the CBDT and the Income Tax department," a senior official said.

The effort is to reach more and more people so that they can get their PAN made, understand taxation issues and also those under the tax bracket do not have to travel far to get their issues resolved, he added.
CBDT has also asked the field offices of the department to constitute local teams under the range heads for speedy creation of these centres.

Government is doing right thing. Fear of IT department should be removed from tax payer''s mind. Honest tax payers are also harassed by taxmen instead of finding people who spend huge amounts but don''t file tax return.
mickeysheth Sheth

SEE ALL COMMENTSADD COMMENT

A typical ASK is headed by a I-T department officer and has all public facilities under one roof for hassle-free operations for a taxpayer.

A number of ASKs are currently operational in prominent cities and towns in the country.

Home | About Us | Terms and Conditions | Contact Us
Copyright 2018 CAinINDIA All Right Reserved.
Designed and Developed by Binarysoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Binarysoft Technologies - We Bring IT. Offshore software outsourcing company. We use Global Delivery Model (GDM) and believe in Follow The Sun principle

Transfer Pricing | International Taxation | Business Consulting | Corporate Compliance and Consulting | Assurance and Risk Advisory | Indirect Taxes | Direct Taxes | Transaction Advisory | Regular Compliance and Reporting | Tax Assessments | International Taxation Advisory | Capital Structuring | Withholding tax advisory | Expatriate Tax Reporting | Litigation | Badges | Club Badges | Seals | Military Insignias | Emblems | Family Crest | Software Development India | Software Development Company | SEO Company | Web Application Development | MLM Software | MLM Solutions