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Seminar on Improving the Quality of Assessment by Commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeals), Regional Tax Office Faisalabad

A seminar was conducted by the Commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeals), Regional Tax Office, Faisalabad with all officers of RTO, Faisalabad to discuss improving the quality of assessment orders under all the three statutes Inland Taxes (I.Tax, S. Tax & FED). The main topics discussed included the following:

i. Service of notices/documents.

ii. Natural justice, due process of law & opportunity of being heard.

iii. Best judgment of assessment u/s 121(1)(d) of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001.

iv. Annulment of assessment & consequence(s) thereof.

v. Penalties against non compliance.

vi. Unexplained income & assets u/s 111 of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001.

vii. Common defects in assessment orders.

2. The Seminar was presided over by Chief Commissioner IR and attended by all the officers of Regional Tax Office, Faisalabad. The seminar started with recitation from the Holy Quran. The Chief Commissioner IR emphasized importance of the topics covered especially at the time when cases have been selected for audit under all the three IR statutes (I. Tax, S. Tax & FED). Thereafter, Dr. Muhammad Khalid Malik, Commissioner IR (Appeals), RTO, Faisalabad discussed the topics in detail. Practical aspects of the above issues were emphasized in a participatory and interactive mode. All the practical problems relating to above topics were pointed out and real-life situations were brought into discussion. Common mistakes in the assessment orders were identified & discussed at length.
3. The seminar was concluded by the CCIR. It was hoped that the discussion on the topics would enable the assessing officers to improve quality of assessment orders and mistakes pointed out will be avoided specially while finalizing the pending/selected cases of audit.
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