The north India has the maximum pending cases related to income tax settlement.
This was announced by R.K. Singh, Chairman, Income Tax Settlement Commission (ITSC), who was in Ludhiana yesterday.
The Chairman is here for a three-day visit as a one time settlement camp has been organised at Aayakar Bhawan which will last till Friday.
He said the Commission is committed to disposing of the long-pending cases fast with a view to providing a speedy justice to the assessees.
The Chairman along with J.G. Pendse, B.P. Shah and other authorities of Principal Bench of ITSC organised the camp here.
Singh was speaking as chief guest at the Interaction Session jointly organised by the District Taxation Bar Association (DTBA) and Taxation Bar Association (TBA) here last evening.
Ashok Juneja, president, TBA, and Subhash Jain, president, DTBA, appreciated the step of ITSC for organising the camp at Ludhiana, which will be helpful to the Bar members and tax-payers.
They demanded that such camps be organised at regular intervals and certain seminars and workshops be arranged for Bar members so that they may also become well conversant with the working of the ITSC.
Singh said the assessees may come to ITSC at any stage of the case which is pending before the Income Tax authorities, except the Tribunal.