Survey party will provide the taxpayer, names, designation & contact details of CCIT, ACIT/JCIT before starting survey-CBDT

CBDT has issued some instructions for bringing transparency in the Survey Operations carried under Income Tax Act 1961. As per the instructions now the survey party will inform the taxpayer on whom survey operations are carried on, before the start of survey proceedings  the name designation and contact numbers of the CCIT &Additional CIT/JCIT and also will inform the taxpayer that if he has any grivence he can contact the said authorities. The instructions as issued are  produced herebelow for ready reference.

From the desk of Chairman,
CBDT S.N. 49/May 27,2011
Transparency in Survey operations
For bringing transparency in survey operations and obviate the possibility of any grievance to the taxpayers, it is decided that henceforth:

I.            Survey teams visiting taxpayer’s premises under the provisions of section 133 A of the Income tax Act will, before the commencement of  survey proceedings,provide to the taxpayer the names, designations & contact numbers of their Chief Commissioner, Commissioner &Additional/ Joint   Commissioner of Income Tax.

II.            Inform the taxpayer that in case of any grievance or otherwise, he is free to contact Chief Commissioner /Commissioner /Addl Commissioner/Joint Commissioner of Income Tax.
In order to give effect to the above instruction, survey parties will invariably carry in their survey kit names, designations & contact numbers of their CCIT / CIT / Addl / JCIT in the following proforma, on which, as a proof of implementation of above directions, signature of the taxpayer surveyed would be obtained. The said proforma, duly signed by the taxpayer,would be submitted back to the CIT,to be preserved as permanent record.

Contact Numbers (Landline)
Cell Number

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