JAMMU, Dec 13: The JCCI president Rakesh Gupta along with secretary general, Manish Gupta and secretary Gaurav Gupta at a meeting with Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, S K Sharma, requested for extension in date of filing IT returns and discussed other issues related to payment of Advance Tax, due on December 15, 2019.
Additional Commissioner conveyed to the Chamber members and also to the representatives of Chartered Accountants fraternity and other tax consultants that the Income Tax department is keeping close watch on the un-organised sector and some professionals, who are evading payment of tax proportionate to their income and requested to those present in the meeting to make one and all aware to deposit the Advance Income Tax proportionate to their Income to avoid any action from the department. He further said that payment of Income Tax was something which manifested the feeling of every citizen towards Nation building.
Chamber president along with his office bearers assured the Income Tax department of full cooperation and also assured the department that message from Chamber shall be flashed to all business association heads in various districts in Jammu province.
Gupta requested Addl Commissioner to take up the matter with CBDT and get the last date for filing of Income Tax returns extended.