Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

New Delhi, 26th November, 2018

PRESS RELEASE

Task Force for drafting a New Direct Tax Legislation

In order to review the Income-tax Act, 1961 and to draft a new direct tax law in consonance with the economic needs of the country, a Task Force was constituted by the Government of India in November, 2017.

In partial modification of the earlier order, the Government has appointed Shri Akhilesh Ranjan, Member (Legislation), CBDT as Convenor of the Task Force. Other members of the Task Force remain unchanged.

The Task Force shall submit its report to the Government by February 28, 2019.

(Surabhi Ahluwalia)
Commissioner of Income Tax
(Media & Technical Policy)
Official Spokesperson, CBDT.

F No 370149/230/2017
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
(TPL Division)

New Delhi, November 26, 2018

OFFICE ORDER

In order to review the existing Income-tax Act, 1961 and to draft a new direct tax law in consonance with economic needs of the country, a Task Force was constituted by the Government of India vide Office Order of even number dated November 22, 2017 under the Convenorship of the then Member (Legislation), CBDT, who has since superannuated from Government Service.

2. In view of the above, in partial modification of the earlier order, the Task Force is reconstituted with the following Members:

[i] Shri Akhilesh Ranjan, Member (Legislation), CBDT: Convenor

[ii] Shri Girish Ahuja, practicing Chartered Accountant and non-official Director State Bank of India;

[iii] Shri Rajiv Memani, Chairman & Regional Managing Partner of E&Y;

[iv] Shri Mukesh Patel, Practicing Tax Advocate, Ahmedabad;

[v] Ms Mansi Kedia, Consultant, ICRIER, New Delhi;

[vi] Shri G C Srivastava, Retd IRS (1971 Batch) and Advocate.

3. The Convenor is authorised to co-opt any person as a Member of the Task Force, if considered necessary. The other terms and conditions of the Office Order dated November 22, 2017 constituting the Task Force remain the same.

4. The Task Force shall submit its report to the Government by February 28, 2019.

5. This issues with approval of the Finance Minister.

(Niraj Kumar)
Under Secretary (TPL)-I
Tel: 011-2309 5468
E-mail: [email protected]

Copy to:

[i] The Convener and Members of the Task Force

[ii] PS to FM/ PS to MoS (Finance)

[iii] Sr PPS to Finance Secretary

[iv] PS to Chairman, CBDT

[v] The JS (Revenue), DoR

[vi] All officers in TPL & TPRU Divisions

Under Secretary (TPL)-I

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