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Aaykar Diwas or Income Tax Day celebrates by CBDT on July 24

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The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) observed the 162nd Income Tax Day (also known as Aaykar Diwas) on 24 July 2022. The purpose of this tax was to compensate for the losses incurred by the British regime during the first war of independence against British Rule in 1857. The day was first celebrated in 2010.

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On 24 July 1860, Income Tax was introduced for the first time in India by Sir James Wilson. The purpose of this tax was to compensate for the losses incurred by the British regime during the first war of independence against British Rule in 1857.

About the Central Board of Direct Taxes:

The Central Board of Direct Taxes is a 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 matters relating to levy and collection of direct taxes. Historical Background of C.B.D.T.

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  • Central Board of Direct Taxes chairman: Nitin Gupta;
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes Established: 1924;
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes Headquarters: New Delhi.

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