Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue (CBDT)
North Block, New Delhi, the 19th of December, 2016
In exercise of powers conferred under section 138(1)(a) of Income tax Act, 1961 (‘Act’), the Central Board of Direct taxes hereby directs that Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems), New-Delhi shall be the specified authority for furnishing information to the Joint Secretary (Marketing), Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, as notified vide Notification No. 118/2016 dated 16.12.2016 under sub-clause (ii) of clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 138 of the Act.
2. The Information to be furnished shall be:
(a) information about (i) Pan Number; (ii) Date of birth; (iii) Gender (iv) All available addresses in ITD database; (v) E-mail addresses; (vi) Residential phone numbers and mobile numbers of taxpayers falling in the above list
(ii) list of all ‘Individual’ taxpayers whose returned income exceeds Rs. 10 lakh during a previous year; and
3. To facilitate the process of furnishing information, Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) would enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (‘MoU’) with Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas which inter-alia would include the mode of transfer of data, maintenance of confidentiality, mechanism for safe preservation of data, weeding out after usage etc. The time line for furnishing information shall also be decided by Pr. Director General of Income-tax (Systems) in consultation with the concerned Ministry and included in the said MoU.
4. A copy of the MoU shall be forwarded to this division for record purposes.
Director- (ITA.II), CBDT