Publication of names of tax defaulters in Public Domain

Publication of names of tax defaulters in Public Domain

F.No. 404/02/2011-ITCC
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

New Delhi, the 24th May,2016.

All Pr. Chief Commissioners of income Tax/CCsIT
All Pr. Director; General of Income Tax/ DGslT


Subject- Publication of names of tax defaulters in Public Domain- regarding.

Reference is invited to Board’s letter F.No.404/02/2011~ITCC dated 26 9.2014 on the above subject. With the approval of the Competent Authority, it has been decided that the said letter be amended to, herein- after, include the following para, after para 4.3 ibid;
2. . ” 4.4 From F.Y.2016-17 onwards, this exercise would be undertaken every year to identify defaulters as en 31st March in cases where undisputed outstanding demand /tax exceeds Rs. l crore in all category of cases specified in para 3 for publication of names by 31st July”.
3. This may be brought to the notice of all officers/ officials in your charge for information , necessary action and compliance.

Director (ITCC)

Source: https://irsofficersonline.gov.in/Documents/OfficalCommunique/1524201652548.PDF


  • MUTYA SOMAYAJULU 8 years ago

    Good.Filing of returns to Bangalore for south reason making common man is troubling.Better to restore old system to file return at the place of residence.The department in return may send to Bangalore.
    I am getting messages regarding some person where the Pan Card number is of some other person.If it is local office it may be informed to them to rectify or Identify the person.

  • Anonymous 8 years ago


    it is useless to publish the names of defaulters in public domain. if income tax department collects tax from the erring persons and then publish in the public domain, then all will appreciate it department.