NEENA KUMAR, IRS
MEMBER, CBDT &
Special Secretary to the Government of India

D.O.No.279/misc./M-73/2018-ITJ
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Finance/Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
North Block, New Delhi-110001
Tele Fax : 011-23092791

the 15th January, 2019

Dear Principal Chief Commissioners,

Sub.: Withdrawal of Appeals from ITAT and HC –Circular No.3 of 2018.

As you are aware that Litigation Management is one of the prime areas of focus of Central Government. Circular No.3 of 2018 which substantially enhanced monetary limits of filing departmental appeals was issued towards the same objective.

2. Vide Board’s D.O. dated 16.07.2018 and various letters subsequently, the status of withdrawal of appeals from ITAT and HC in pursuance to the Circular was ascertained from each CCA region. Based on the data received till date (as compiled in the chart enclosed), substantial scope of withdrawal of identified appeals exists. In this regard, kindly ensure that immediate efforts are made to arrange personal meetings with senior officials of registry of ITAT and High Court so that the appeal withdrawal process is completed quickly. Entire exercise of withdrawal of appeals must conclude by January end and withdrawal figures intimated to the Board on email at cit.aj.cbdt@incometax.gov.in latest by 31st January, 2019 in the format prescribed.

Yours sincerely,
(Neena Kumar)

Encl: As above

To

All Pr. Chief Commissioners of Income Tax

(Except Delhi, Mumbai Kochi,Nagpur)

Source- https://www.irsofficersonline.gov.in/Documents/OfficalCommunique/117012019173612.pdf

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