Under Faceless Appeals, all Income Tax appeals will be finalised in a faceless manner under the faceless ecosystem with the exception of appeals relating to serious frauds, major tax evasion, sensitive & search matters, International tax and Black Money Act.
Necessary gazette notification has also been issued today.
It may be noted that Hon’ble PM on 13thAugust, 2020 while launching the Faceless Assessment and Taxpayers’ Charter as part of “Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest” platform, had announced launching of Faceless Appeals on 25thSeptember, on the birth anniversary of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhayay.
Also, in recent years the Income Tax department has carried out several reforms in Direct Taxes for the simplification of tax processes and for ease of compliance for the taxpayers.