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Govt brushes off officers' proposal for wealth, coronavirus tax on super rich; terms IRS report 'irresponsible'
Business

Govt brushes off officers' proposal for wealth, coronavirus tax on super rich; terms IRS report 'irresponsible'

The suggestions are part of a paper titled 'Force', which stands for 'Fiscal Options & Response to the COVID-19 Epidemic', submitted by the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) Association to CBDT (Central Board of Direct Taxes) Chairman P C Mody,

CBI files case against 39-yr-old IRS officer for using another's identity to appear for the 2007 UPSC exam
India

CBI files case against 39-yr-old IRS officer for using another's identity to appear for the 2007 UPSC exam

CBI has filed a case against an Indian Revenue Service officer for allegedly using the identity of another person to appear in the UPSC examination in 2007.

Fight against corruption: CBIC gives marching orders to 22 senior tax officials facing graft charges
Business

Fight against corruption: CBIC gives marching orders to 22 senior tax officials facing graft charges

CBIC has compulsorily retired these officers of the rank of superintendent/AO under Fundamental Rule 56 (J) in public interest due to corruption and other charges.

Centre dismisses 12 I-T officers: Process had begun in August 2018; action against more officials likely soon
India

Centre dismisses 12 I-T officers: Process had begun in August 2018; action against more officials likely soon

Sources in the Income Tax department said a WhatsApp group of IRS officers has been flooded with messages since the government action on Monday night.

CBDT offers three months' salary and allowance to 12 senior I-T officers compulsorily retired from service
India

CBDT offers three months' salary and allowance to 12 senior I-T officers compulsorily retired from service

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) order accessed by Firstpost shows that all 12 officers have been relieved of their duties with immediate effect and the government has offered them three months salary and allowances

Twelve senior I-T officers, including joint commisioner Ashok Agarwal, compulsorily retired over charges of corruption, misconduct
India

Twelve senior I-T officers, including joint commisioner Ashok Agarwal, compulsorily retired over charges of corruption, misconduct

The government has dismissed from service 12 senior I-T officers, including joint commissioner Ashok Aggarwal, on charges of corruption and professional misconduct

Partisanship, malafide on part of election observers will lead to ruthless action, says CEC Sunil Arora
India

Partisanship, malafide on part of election observers will lead to ruthless action, says CEC Sunil Arora

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora Tuesday said that even a trace of proven malafide or partisanship on the part of state chief electoral officers and election observers during the Lok Sabha polls would lead to "ruthless action" against them.

RBI vs Centre and CBI vs CBI: Used to weak govts for three decades, bureaucracy has to re-learn working with a strong executive
India

RBI vs Centre and CBI vs CBI: Used to weak govts for three decades, bureaucracy has to re-learn working with a strong executive

The Modi government firmly asserted its right to choose Rajan's successor and brought in Urjit Patel in a seamless transition. But the legacy of the past seemed to have infected Patel who seems to be more eager to play the role of the mentor to the finance ministry than an enabler.

ACC appoints IRS officer Sanjay Kumar Mishra as full-time ED chief; former Delhi I-T commissioner to remain in-charge for two years
India

ACC appoints IRS officer Sanjay Kumar Mishra as full-time ED chief; former Delhi I-T commissioner to remain in-charge for two years

IRS officer Sanjay Kumar Mishra was appointed as the full-time chief of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) late on Saturday, a government order said.

GST: Arun Jaitley sees scope for lesser slabs, bigger reforms once revenue picks up
Business

GST: Arun Jaitley sees scope for lesser slabs, bigger reforms once revenue picks up

Currently, the GST regime slots items under rates of 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent. An additional GST compensation cess is also levied on certain products.

Centre review records of employees to identify non-performers, includes IAS, IPS officers
India

Centre review records of employees to identify non-performers, includes IAS, IPS officers

Central government has undertaken an exercise to review the records of about 67,000 employees, including IAS and IPS officers, to identify non-performers.

Tax officers, staff protest against GST, say its structure may lead to 'utmost' chaos
Business

Tax officers, staff protest against GST, say its structure may lead to 'utmost' chaos

The associations said they believe in Constitutional methods of protests only to make their voices heard and to draw the attention of decision makers.

GST: 70,000 tax officials warns of non-cooperation movement
Business

GST: 70,000 tax officials warns of non-cooperation movement

The associations said that their members are "highly disappointed" and feel "cheated" over the decisions taken by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley-led GST Council in its meeting on January 16.

Arun Jaitley warns income tax officials of disciplinary actions; calls it an 'act of insubordination'
India

Arun Jaitley warns income tax officials of disciplinary actions; calls it an 'act of insubordination'

Taking a serious view on some income tax officials passing a resolution against the Revenue Department, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday warned them of disciplinary action, calling it an "act of insubordination."

Don't harass honest taxpayers while performing your duties, PM Modi advises IRS officials
Business

Don't harass honest taxpayers while performing your duties, PM Modi advises IRS officials

PM Modi also said that officers must feel that each and every citizen was a part of their family.

India's economic transformation mind-boggling: Mukherjee
Economy

India's economic transformation mind-boggling: Mukherjee

A group of probationers of 65th Batch of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise) today called on the President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan.