Faceless Assessment

The Pivotal Role of Appeal Unit under Faceless Appeal Scheme, 2020

Income Tax - Faceless Appeal Scheme, 2020 under Income Tax Act 1961. was notified by the Ministry of Finance on 25th. September 2020. To empower the income tax department in conducting faceless assessments till the disposal of faceless Appeals the Government is taking various initiatives/steps by changing the existing processes/procedures via a contin...

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New Era of Faceless Appeals

Income Tax - In order to ensure the reforms initiated by the Department to eliminate human interface from the system, the Hon’ble Finance Minister had extended the faceless assessment proceedings to CIT(A) proceedings in the Union Budget 2020. Accordingly, amendments were made in section 250 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’) in order to en...

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Initiation of Faceless Assessment Procedures

Income Tax - The CBDT is launching the Faceless Assessment in various direct & indirect tax procedures from today as announced earlier as promulgated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the income-tax appeals are all set to go faceless from Friday. Further, the income tax department has already enunciated PAN-India faceless assessment facil...

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Honouring the Honest – Transparent Taxation

Income Tax - In the series of tax reforms, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has on 13th August, 2020 announced some reformative measure during launch of ‘Transparent taxation honouring honest’ platform like faceless assessment, faceless appeal process and tax payer’s charter. Faceless Assessment and Taxpayer’s Charter is implemented with immed...

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Faceless Assessments under Income Tax Act-Few Cautions

Income Tax - Much has been said about the process as to how faceless e-assessments will happen from now onwards. Paper submissions and resubmissions, personal hearings, networking with the department, etc. etc. are going to be history in near future. We as professionals have faced all the challenges be it transition from manual accounting to simple co...

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Measures taken by Government to reform Direct Tax regime

Income Tax - Over the last few years, in order to provide a non-intrusive and non-adversarial tax ecosystem, the Government has taken various measures to reform the Direct Tax regime. This was stated by Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs in response to a written question in the Lok Sabha today....

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Differences between current & Faceless Assessment scheme

Income Tax - Article explains Differences between current scheme & Faceless Assessment scheme, Constitution of ReACS, Consequences of No Response by Taxpayer and Functions of each of Assessment Unit, Verification Unit, Review Unit & Technical Unit which are approved by respective Range Heads. CURRENT Vs FACELESS ASSESSMENT Present Assessment S...

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Launch of ‘Transparent Taxation’ system on Income Tax Portal

Income Tax - On 13th August 2020, Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi has enunciated a platform to tribute the honest taxpayers of the country and ensuring awareness about honest tax payment in India. The inauguration of the “Transparent Taxation” program happened at 11 am through video conferencing. The “Transparent Taxation”...

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Gift to Honest taxpayer PM- Faceless assessment taxpayer charter implemented

Income Tax - मोदी ने ईमानदार करदाताओं को दी सौगात, फेसलेस असेसमेंट और टैक्सपेयर्स चार्टर लागू !!  ‘Transparent Taxation – Honouring the Honest’ A new platform Lunched through video conferencing by honoura...

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IT Department hopes to complete all Faceless e-Assessments by mid-September

Income Tax - 3,130 tax personnel, including 600 IT officers are busy implementing the Faceless e-Assessment scheme of Income Tax. Out of 58,319 cases selected for faceless assessment, already 8,700 cases have been disposed off....

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Faceless Appeal Scheme, 2020 -Litigation started

Lakshya Budhiraja Vs Union of India (Delhi High Court) - Lakshya Budhiraja Vs Union of India (Delhi High Court) The petition has been listed before this Bench by the Registry in view of the urgency expressed therein. The same has been heard by way of video conferencing. Present writ petition has been filed seeking a direction to the respondents to grant a...

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ITBA Appeal Module for pending appeals to be allocated to Faceless Appeal Units

ITBA-Faceless Appeals Instruction No –1 - (19/10/2020) - Faceless Appeal Scheme has been implemented in ITBA and the allocation of cases to Faceless Appeal units is under progress. A number of requests have been received from the field formation for opening of the Appeal module in ITBA to enable the CIT (Appeals ) to upload the physical records and submis...

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CBDT assigns role of Pr.CCsIT (Jurisdictional) and Pr. CCIT (NFAC)

F No. 187/3/2020-ITA-I - (14/10/2020) - With the launch of the Faceless Appeal Scheme, 2020, the Income Tax Department is moving towards minimal interface with maximum governance. In order to effect the same, the National Faceless Appeal Centre (hereafter referred to as NFAC), Delhi has been created under Principal Chief Commissioner of I...

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Faceless Assessment – Creation of Facilitation Helpdesk

Public Notice No. 132/2020-JNCH - (13/10/2020) - In addition to other functions, Turant Suvidha Kendra (TSK) at NhavaSheva will act as Facilitation Helpdesk for any grievance related to clearances of the B/E filed in the port....

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Faceless Assessment – Measures for timely assessment of Bills of Entry

Circular No. 45/2020-Customs - (12/10/2020) - As the prompt and timely assessment of Bills of Entry and clearance of imported consignments are key objectives of Turant Customs, these issues have been examined and remedial measures have been identified. Accordingly, Board prescribes the following measures for Faceless Assessment:...

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Time for compulsory selection of returns for Scrutiny extended

F.No.225/126/2020/ITA-II - (30/09/2020) - CBDT extended the date for selection of cases for Compulsory Scrutiny on the basis of prescribed parameters, as communicated vide Board's letter dated 17.09.2020, from 30th September,2020 to 31st October,2020....

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ITBA Appeal Module for pending appeals to be allocated to Faceless Appeal Units

ITBA-Faceless Appeals Instruction No –1 (19/10/2020)

Faceless Appeal Scheme has been implemented in ITBA and the allocation of cases to Faceless Appeal units is under progress. A number of requests have been received from the field formation for opening of the Appeal module in ITBA to enable the CIT (Appeals ) to upload the physical records and submissions made by the appellant in the syste...

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Faceless Appeal Scheme, 2020 -Litigation started

Lakshya Budhiraja Vs Union of India (Delhi High Court)

Lakshya Budhiraja Vs Union of India (Delhi High Court) The petition has been listed before this Bench by the Registry in view of the urgency expressed therein. The same has been heard by way of video conferencing. Present writ petition has been filed seeking a direction to the respondents to grant an opportunity of hearing […]...

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CBDT assigns role of Pr.CCsIT (Jurisdictional) and Pr. CCIT (NFAC)

F No. 187/3/2020-ITA-I (14/10/2020)

With the launch of the Faceless Appeal Scheme, 2020, the Income Tax Department is moving towards minimal interface with maximum governance. In order to effect the same, the National Faceless Appeal Centre (hereafter referred to as NFAC), Delhi has been created under Principal Chief Commissioner of Income-tax (NFAC) and 4 Regional Faceless...

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Faceless Assessment – Creation of Facilitation Helpdesk

Public Notice No. 132/2020-JNCH (13/10/2020)

In addition to other functions, Turant Suvidha Kendra (TSK) at NhavaSheva will act as Facilitation Helpdesk for any grievance related to clearances of the B/E filed in the port....

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Faceless Assessment – Measures for timely assessment of Bills of Entry

Circular No. 45/2020-Customs (12/10/2020)

As the prompt and timely assessment of Bills of Entry and clearance of imported consignments are key objectives of Turant Customs, these issues have been examined and remedial measures have been identified. Accordingly, Board prescribes the following measures for Faceless Assessment:...

Read More

The Pivotal Role of Appeal Unit under Faceless Appeal Scheme, 2020

Faceless Appeal Scheme, 2020 under Income Tax Act 1961. was notified by the Ministry of Finance on 25th. September 2020. To empower the income tax department in conducting faceless assessments till the disposal of faceless Appeals the Government is taking various initiatives/steps by changing the existing processes/procedures via a contin...

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Time for compulsory selection of returns for Scrutiny extended

F.No.225/126/2020/ITA-II (30/09/2020)

CBDT extended the date for selection of cases for Compulsory Scrutiny on the basis of prescribed parameters, as communicated vide Board's letter dated 17.09.2020, from 30th September,2020 to 31st October,2020....

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New Era of Faceless Appeals

In order to ensure the reforms initiated by the Department to eliminate human interface from the system, the Hon’ble Finance Minister had extended the faceless assessment proceedings to CIT(A) proceedings in the Union Budget 2020. Accordingly, amendments were made in section 250 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’) in order to en...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Initiation of Faceless Assessment Procedures

The CBDT is launching the Faceless Assessment in various direct & indirect tax procedures from today as announced earlier as promulgated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the income-tax appeals are all set to go faceless from Friday. Further, the income tax department has already enunciated PAN-India faceless assessment facil...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

CBDT notifies Income-tax Authorities of Regional Faceless Appeal Centres

Notification No. 81/2020-Income Tax [S.O. 3309(E)] (25/09/2020)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) notifies Income-tax Authorities of Regional Faceless Appeal Centres (RFAC) vide Notification No. 81/2020-Income Tax dated 25th September, 2020. Ministry Of Finance (Department Of Revenue) (Central Board of Direct Taxes) Notification No. 81/2020-Income Tax New Delhi, The 25th September, 2020 S.O. 3309(E...

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