Income Tax, New Delhi organized special return counters for salaried tax payers

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

New Delhi, 20th August, 2015

PRESS RELEASE

The Pr. Chief Commissioners of Income Tax,
New Delhi will be organizing special return counters for salaried tax payers (including pensioners) between 24 to
31 August, 2015  at Pratyaksha Kar Bhawan, Civic Centre, Minto
Road, New Delhi. The camp
will be inaugurated by Chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes, Smt. Anita Kapur on 24 August 2015 at 10.00
am.

The special counters are being organized to
facilitate smaller tax payers having salary/pension income, to file paper returns. Taxpayers may note that
for the assessment year
2015-16, corresponding to the financial year 2014-15, e-filing of return of
income is mandatory for persons whose total income exceeds Rs. 5 lakhs or if
the return contains a claim for
refund. Paper Returns in such cases will not be accepted.

However, the income limit of Rs. 5 lakhs and
claim of refund will not apply to taxpayer over the age of 80 years deriving salary/pension income. In
such cases paper returns will be accepted.

The special
counters would be set up jurisdiction wise as follows:

I.           
For
PCIT-22 Charge (Government salary)-‘B’ Block, Ground floor of Civic Centre,
Minto Road, New Delhi.

II.          
For
PCIT-23 Charge (PSUs/Bank employees/School and College employees)-‘C’
Block, Ground floor, Civic Centre, Minto
Road, New Delhi.

III.        
For
PCIT-24 Charge (Private salaries)- ‘C’ block, Civic Centre, Minto Road, New
Delhi.

There will
be special facilitation counters for senior citizens and differently abled
persons.

Facilities like a Helpdesk, assistance of
Tax Return Preparers (TRPs), UTI/NSDL counters, banking, tax payment facility, PAN verification counters,
drinking water, and emergency medical aid will be available at the venue.

Similar facilitation counters are being set
up in other metropolitan cities based on the local requirement.

(Shefali Shah)
Pr. CIT (OSD),
Official Spokesperson, CBDT

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