CBDT notifies online tax dispute resolution scheme

CBDT notifies online tax dispute resolution scheme

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Wednesday notified the e-Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2022, to settle tax disputes involving small taxpayers.

Taxpayers having total returned income up to ?50 lakh having income tax disputes not exceeding ?10 lakh will be able to avail the scheme.

Taxpayers will not be required to appear before tax officials either personally or through an authorised representative in connection with any proceedings under this scheme and the entire communication will be in electronic mode.
The CBDT also notified constitution of a dispute resolution committee, which shall consist of three members, including two retired officers from the Indian Revenue Service who have held the post of commissioner of income tax or higher post for five years and one serving officer not below the rank of principal commissioner of income-tax. Members will have a tenure of three years.