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IRS Officer Nitin Gupta named as the new chairman of CBDT

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IRS officer Nitin Gupta has been appointed as the new Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) chairman. Gupta, an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of the 1986 batch of the Income Tax cadre, is serving as the Member (investigation) in the Board and is scheduled to retire in September next year.

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The post of the CBDT chief was being held in an additional capacity by Board member and 1986-batch IRS officer Sangeeta Singh after J B Mohapatra retired on April 30. The CBDT is headed by a Chairman and can have six members who are in the rank of special secretary.

Extra Info:

  • It is the administrative body for the Income Tax department.
  • There are five members in the Board at present with 1985-batch IRS officer Anuja Sarangi being the senior most.
  • The other members are Pragya Sahay Saksena and Subashree Anantkrishnan, both from the 1987 batch of the IRS.

Important Takeaways For All Competitive Exams:

  • Central Board of Direct Taxes Founded: 1963;
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes Headquarters: New Delhi;
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes Chairman: Nitin Gupta;
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes Minister responsible: Ministry of Finance.

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