For effective and efficient tax administration, focus of Income Tax Department is towards providing improved services through seamless relationship with the administration. The objective is to provide palpable benefits to taxpayers in terms of a transparent relationship, enhanced communication, ease of compliance, and quicker dispute resolution. To achieve this, one of the critical component is education of taxpayers in related matters.
In this regards, Tax Professionals (such as Chartered Accountants, Legal Experts) form key pillars of the financial ecosystem that support ITD’s mission to help citizens understand procedures and compliance requirements, which in turn leads to an environment of deterrence and increase taxpayers base. For example, Chartered Accountants advise clients on compliance, undertake auditing of the accounts, help in filing tax returns and represent taxpayers before the income tax authorities.