PHD Chamber appreciates the swift action taken by CBDT to extend the timelines across various compliances under the Income Tax Act

No. PR- 020

April 24, 2021

New Delhi

 

PHD Chamber appreciates the swift action taken by CBDT to extend the timelines across various compliances under the Income Tax Act

 

Sh. Sanjay Aggarwal, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry appreciates the swift action taken by CBDT to extend the timelines across various compliances under the Income Tax Act

 

The time limits have been extended for passing of any order for assessment or reassessment under Section 153 or 153B; passing an order consequent to direction of DRP under subsection (13) of section 144C; issuance of notice under section 148 for reopening the assessment where income has escaped assessment and for sending intimation of processing of Equalization Levy under sub-section (1) of section 168 of the Finance Act 2016, said Mr. Sanjay Aggarwal

 

PHD Chamber lauds the proactive approach adopted by CBDT. This is a step in promoting voluntary tax compliance, said Mr. Aggarwal

 

Mr. Aggarwal has further suggests that in order to provide relief, stimulus to the struggling industry and in keeping with the reality of reducing businesses and incomes, the Government should consider reducing the TDS rates for this year also or at least for this calendar year.

 

Ends

Media Division

 

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry