ADDL DIRECTOR GENERAL, CBDT
DIRECTORATE OF INCOME TAX (RECOVERY & TDS)
6TH FLOOR, MAYUR BHAWAN,
CONNAUGHT CIRCUS , NEW DELHI-110001
TEL : 011-23411993, FAX : 011-23413218
F.No. 1(153)/DIT(R)/I. T. Demand Cate/2017-18/
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Sub: Publication of names of tax defaulters in public domain — reg.-
Ref: Directorate’s Letter F. No. 1(153)/DIT(R)/I.T. Demand Cate./2015-16/129 dated 25.04.2017.
As you are aware, the Directorate of Recovery & TDS is the nodal point of CBDT for co-ordination with field formations for implementing the policy of naming and shaming’ on behalf of the Income Tax Department. As mandated by the CBDT, during current financial year. this exercise has to be undertaken to identify defaulters as on 31.03.2017 in cases where undisputed outstanding demand/tax exceeds Rs.1 crore in all categories of cases specified in para 3 of CBDT’s F.No.404/02/2011-ITCC dated 26.09.2014 & 24.05.2016. These names have to be submitted for approval of the Hon’ble Finance Minister by July. 2017.
Vide the letter as referred to above (Copy enclosed). names of tax defaulters for publication in the public domain were called for, from the Pr CCsIT Regions Further, the list of names as available with the Directorate for publishing (and which could not be published due to deficiencies in the proposals sent in F.Y. 2016-17) were sent back to the respective CCsIT Charges for removal of the defects and reconfirmation of the demand as outstanding on 31.03.2017.
However, very few fresh/corrected proposals (with demand updated and certified as on 31.03 2017) have been received from the field till date. In this regard, it is requested that the requisite proposals (after verification of demand as on 31.03.20171 may kindly be sent to the Directorate at the earliest for consideration by the Competent Authority
Further, it may kindly be noted that notice for publication of name must invariably be given to assessee and date of such notice must be mentioned at SI. No 12(i) of Annexure-A of the Board’s letter dated 26.09.2014.
Looking forward to your cooperation so that this exercise may be completed at the earliest
To, The Pr. CCIT/CCIT
(As per list enclosed)
Copy to: – Data Base Cell, CBDT for placing on departmental website (irsofficersonline).