‘Aaykar Setu- Tax Payer Service Module’- Enhance E-Access of Taxpayers (Download PDF)

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The Income Tax Department launched online facility to enable payment of taxes, tracking of tax deducted at source and filing of applications for permanent account numbers (PAN) called ‘Aaykar Setu’.

Image of Aaykar Setu- Tax Payer Service Module

Image of Aaykar Setu- Tax Payer Service Module

Image of Aaykar Setu- Tax Payer Service Module

Key Features

  • Help people link their 12-digit biometric identifier Aadhaar with PAN.
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) will make it available as a desktop service and as an app
  • Assesses can do most tax work without any help
  • Allows the IT department to communicate directly with taxpayers.
  • Downloaded by giving a missed call to 7306525252.

About CBDT

Functions and Organisation

Statutory authority functioning under the Central Board of Revenue Act, 1963. The officials of the Board in their ex-officio capacity also function as a Division of the Ministry dealing with levy and collection of direct taxes.

Historical Background

  • Came into existence through Central Board of Revenue Act, 1924.
  • Initially charge of both direct and indirect taxes.
  • Later board was split up into two- Central Board of Direct Taxes and Central Board of Excise and Customs on 1 - 1-1964 through Central Board of Revenue Act, 1963.

Composition and Functions of CBDT

Consists of a Chairman and following six Members:

  • Chairman
  • Member (Income-tax)
  • Member (Legislation & Computerization)
  • Member (Personnel & Vigilance)
  • Member (Investigation)
  • Member (Revenue)
  • Member (Audit & Judicial)

- Published/Last Modified on: August 1, 2017

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