With the aim to streamline the procedure for identification and examining the cases fit for prosecution, CBDT has relaxed prosecution norms in case of defaults on TDS payment by setting the quantum and time lapsed. Sanjoli Maheshwari, Director- Direct Taxation shares her views on the aforementioned story for following publications: Bloomberg Quint Financial Express- Front page story government-eases-prosecution-norms-for-income-tax-return-filing-tds-defaults-sanjoli-maheshwari
The Income Tax department has revised Form 16 by adding various details, including income from house property and remuneration received from other employers, thereby making it more comprehensive to help check tax avoidance. Sanjoli Maheshwari, Director- Direct Taxation shares her views on aforementioned story for following publications: Indian Express- Standalone story Financial Express- Standalone story PTI (Pti news has been picked up by 87 other news publications including Economic Times, Business Standard, Hindu Business Line, Livemint, Times now, moneycontrol.com, NDTV etc.) IANS i-t-dept-revises-format-of-tds-certificate-issued-by-employers-sanjoli-maheshwari
The ‘Quality Orders’ as defined by the CBDT in its Central Action Plan would include cases where enhancement has been made by the CIT(A) or where the order under appeal has been strengthened by the CIT(A) or penalty under section 271(1) has been levied. For passing such ‘Quality orders’, the CIT (A) shall be given additional credit of two units for each quality order. Here is Sanjoli Maheshwarri, Director- Direct Taxation with inputs from Om Rajpurohit, Senior Associate contributed an article on Incentivising ‘quality orders’ of CIT(A): Is it fair? discussing the CBDT’s move for incentivising the quality orders and their impact on taxpayer’s for Financial Express.