India’s tax administration needs a mindset change: Nirmala Sitharaman

  1. Union Finance Minister has held a meeting with the tax officials.The meeting was aimed to interact with tax officials and taxpayers.
  2. Addressing the meeting,she called for inculcating technology-driven approach in dealing with the matters of tax administration.
  3. She said that in order to prevent the tax-terrorism,we need to promote faceless assessment and curb the interaction between taxpayers and tax authorities.
  4. She has also stressed on creating an environment of tax-friendliness  where taxpayers are not harassed.She has also asked the officials to respect the wealth creators.
  5. Further,she said that the government would soon come out with a solution to the problem of delayed reflection of tribunal judgment in favour of the tax assessee in his or her I-T returns.