Srinagar: The Income Tax Department conducted two outreach programmes regarding interaction with taxpayers in Srinagar today. The programmes were conducted under the guidance of the Principal Commissioner of Income- Tax, Srinagar M.P. Singh and Joint Commissioner of Income Tax, Srinagar Rajeev Gubgotra.
The first programme was held at guest house of office of the Executive Engineer, Irrigation and Flood Control Division, Srinagar at Ram Munshi Bagh, Srinagar wherein DDOs from various departments and other employees were present
The second programme was held at TRC Hall, Srinagar wherein about 60 DDOs as well as other employees of various departments were present.
The attendees included Director Tourism, Srinagar, DIG, CRPF, North, Karan Nagar, Srinagar, DIG, CRPF, South, Boulevard, Srinagar and DIG, RTC, Budgam, Srinagar.
During this outreach program various provisions of Income Tax Act and responsibility of DDOs in making compliance of quarterly TDS returns, filing of individual returns by employees and various clarifications regarding deductions and exemptions available to the assessees were discussed.
During the sessions, queries were raised regarding filing of quarterly TDS statements in Form 24Q and 26Q, allotment of AIN, penalty under section 271H, late filing fees under section 234E, filing of ITR-1, ITR-2 and ITR-3, and deductions claimed under sections 80D, 80DD, 80U among others. Questions were also asked about how to compute house rent deduction, section 194P etc. All the queries were answered by Reyaz Ahmad (ITO, HQ), Rajneesh Kumar Gupta, ITO (TDS), Srinagar, Inspectors Raj Ahlawat, Sh. Krishan Kumar, Suresh Chander and Sandeep Kumar.