GUWAHATI, July 22 - The office of the Joint Commissioner of Income Tax, Range-2, Guwahati, organised a seminar at a city hotel recently in connection with the �Income Declaration Scheme, 2016� introduced by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
The scheme closes on September 30 and the Government will take stern action on those having undisclosed money and assets.
Members of tax bar associations, chartered accountants, chambers of commerce, different traders associations and prominent businessmen and taxpayers attended the seminar.
Rakesh Kumar, Income Tax Officer, Ward-2(1), Guwahati explained the provisions of the Finance Act relevant to the �Income Declaration Scheme, 2016.�
BC Medhi, Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, Circle-2, Guwahati, while giving the welcome address, drew the attention of the gathering to �Man Ki Baat� programme of the Prime Minister of India in which he made an appeal to the countrymen to make the scheme a success.
�In his �Man Ki Baat�, the Prime Minister made an appeal to contribute to the nation�s exchequer thereby getting benefit of the scheme. The Prime Minister also stated that after the closure of the scheme on September 30, 2016 the Government will take stern action against those having undisclosed money and assets,� Medhi said.
KM Prasad, Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, also attended the meeting. He replied to questions raised by the participants over various confusions prevailing on the scheme.
SJ Bhattacharjee, Joint Commissioner of Income Tax, Range-2, Guwahati offered the vote of thanks.