SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir school Education department has asked all the employees to file rectified ITR of face action in view of claiming refunds on the basis of fabricated documents.
The government in an order said that all the HOD’s as well as DDO’s of subordinate offices in particular and all employees in general working under the Administrative Department of School Education Department UT J&K, are hereby informed that a meeting was convened by Principal Commissioner, Income Tax on 24/03/2023 in his office chamber at Rajbagh Sgr. wherein the DDO’s of various institutions attended the meeting.
It said that the chair intimated that the number of income tax refund claims of employees has increased manifold from last two years as the employees are utilizing the services of some tax professionals wherein TDS deducted from their salaries by DDO is refunded by using various sections of Income Tax on the basis of fabricated documents.
It also said these bogus refund claims have been viewed seriously by the Income tax Department and details of such employees who have claimed refunds have been prepared and intimated to Chief Secretary to Govt. J&K.
“However, it has been felt that before their names are forwarded to their respective departments one time relaxation has been given to such claimants till 31-03-2023
that a rectified ITR as (ITR-U) may be filed otherwise it shall have some serious repercussions followed by Departmental enquiries and imposition of penalties U/S 270(A) and U/S 276 (C) of Income Tax Act 1961,” the order said.(KNS)