Saturday, March 17, 2018

Laptop for ITOs and above soon

As per sources, the proposal for laptop for ITOs and above has been cleared by IFU and going to materialize very soon. 
As per information available, the procurement is likely to be zonewise instead of centralized purchase as earlier.
The A.O. and P.S cadre is again going to be left outside of the laptop entitlement.
More details are awaited.

Friday, March 2, 2018

ITGOA to continue it's stand - not to appear in Examination at the end of training of newly promoted ITOs

"The issue of holding examination at the end of training of newly promoted ITOs and linking the same with the field posting was discussed in the Secretariat meeting held on 16.02.2018. In this connection, the meeting also took note of the decision taken in the JCA and earlier decision as communicated through its Circular dated 24.07.2017. The Central JCA vide aforesaid Circular intimated that in view of various Court orders staying the impugned Instruction dated 28‐02‐2017 its members all over the Country, who were/ would be participating in the Orientation Course for the newly promoted ITOs, would not appear in the said examinations at the end of the Course. The Secretariat meeting held on 16.02.2018, after discussion is of the opinion that since the Board has not withdrawn its impugned Instruction dated 28.02.2018, hence to continue with the decision of the JCA communicated vide Circular dated 24.07.2017 i.e. not to appear in the examination at the end of Orientation Course this year also. A copy of the JCA Circular dated 24.07.2017 is also enclosed herewith for ready reference."
Click here for the circular and details

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Promotion to the cadre of ACIT for the R.Y. 2017-18 - reg

The Chairman,
 Central Board of Direct Taxes, 
North Block, 
New Delhi.
Sub:- Promotion to the cadre of ACIT for the R.Y. 2017-18 – regarding
This has with reference to the above referred subject; we would like to convey our sincere thanks to your honour and also to the Member (Admn), CBDT, New Delhi for taking efforts for holding the DPC for promotion to the cadre of ACIT for the R.Y. 2017- 18 by 31.03.2018. It is appreciable that under your leadership steps have been initiated to promote the long awaited deserving officers, who are stagnating for more than 13/14 years in the cadre of Income Tax Officer despite having residency period of only 3 years as per the recruitment rules. In this connection and to speed up the process of DPC as well as to facilitate early promotion, we have contacted all our units to remove the deficiencies of APAR immediately. We would therefore, like to request you kindly to issue necessary direction to the concerned administrative wing to finalise the vacancy position, eligibility list etc. on the basis of the details as collected by us from all the charges. The number of vacancies reported to UPSC for the direct recruitment is 180 for the R.Y. 2017-18. Considering high stagnation in the ITO cadre, we request for maximum possible promotions in the R.Y. 2017-18. We have also collected vacancy position in the cadre of DCIT/ACIT as on 19.01.2018 (region wise), which were 321 as per attached Annexure. We are sure that the same will facilitate early completion of the process for holding the DPC for promotion to the post of ACIT against the R.Y. 2017-18 and the much desired promotion. 
 Thanking you, 
 Yours sincerely, 
 (Amitava Dey) 
Secretary General, ITGOA
Date: 23rd February.2018 
Source : ITGOA

Friday, December 29, 2017

IT offices to remain open this weekend !

In order to complete time barring assessments, all field offices to remain open on 30th and 31st December 2018. Different cadre controlling CCITs had issued order in this regard.
A sample order from West Bengal and Sikkim region is reproduced here.
  Click for the order
IPR to filed online
Online submission of Immovable Property Return (IPR) as on 01.01.2018 through Property Return & Intimation Module (PRI) module of HRMS
Click here for CBDT communication
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