Target for New Taxpayers for F.Y.2015.16 and Strategy to achieve the same

CBDT has issued the action plan to find new taxpayers and also set the region wise target for ‘New Taxpayers’ for Financial year 2015-16.  Read the following order to know how the Income Tax Department will search the New Taxpayers:-

Govement of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

New Delhi, dated the 17th July, 2015


All Pr, Chief Commissioners of Income-tax

Subject: Target for ‘New Taxpayers’ for F.Y.2015.16 and Strategy to achieve the same-reg.

Please refer to the above.

2. The Region wise target for ‘New Taxpayers’ for Financial Year 2015.16 is as under:

Region New Taxpayer target for F.Y.2015-16
Andhra Pradesh and Telengana 7,93,427
Bihar and Jharkhand 4,97,207
Delhi 5,32,218
Gujarat 7,86,459
Karnataka and Goa 6,22,602
Kerala 3,55,848
Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgurh 4,68,778
Mumbai 6,23,867
Nagpur  1,70,799
North East Region 1,77,103
North West Region 9,30,911
Odisha 1,98,129
Pune 10,14,418
Rajasthan 4,64,152
Tamil Nadu 7,64,396
Uttar Pradesh (East) 4,32,956
Uttar Pradesh (West) 4,74,925
West Bengal and Sikkim 6,91,806
TOTAL 100,00,000

3. The action points for achieving the target in the respective areas ore identified as under:
Area Action Points
Devise and pursue region specific
  • Devise and pursue region specific
    strategies for identification and pursuing potential taxpayers —
    Professionals, Businesses, Employees
  • Conduct meetings with Professional bodies and trade associations 
  • Work with DIT(1&CI) to collect potential information
Pursue NMS defaulters
  • Complete verification of NMS 1 and 2 cases
    by 31.072015 (available on i-taxnet)
  • Complete verification of NMS 3 cases by 30.09,2015 (available on
    Actionable Information Monitoring System — AIMS).
Handle Non-PAN data
  • PCCsIT to decide whether action will be
    taken on pin code wise segregated non-PAN data through Jurisdictional
    AOs or special units (Non-PAN data having sufficient address information
    will be disseminated using online platform)
  • Ensure that jurisdictional AOs/special units follow-up with transacting
    parties to verify, and populate PAN in non PAN data
Ensure action against TDS defaulters
  • Follow-up with Deductors for submission of
    TDS statements
  • Follow-up with Deductors for submission of transactions involving
    non-deduction/lower deduction by TDS AOs

This issues with the approval of Chairperson, CBDT.

(Ekta Jain)
Deputy Secretary (OT)
Source: http://irsofficersonline.gov.in/Documents/OfficalCommunique/1717201553021.PDF