Senior IRS officer Anita Kapur was on 5 November 2014 appointed as the new chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex authority of the Income-Tax Department. She succeeded K V Chowdary who retired on 31 October 2014.
Anita Kapur will be serving as the Chairperson of CBDT till November 2015. Till now she was serving as Member of Legislation and Computerisation and Income-Tax in CBDT.
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)
The Central Board of Direct Taxes is a statutory authority functioning under the Central Board of Revenue Act, 1963. The Board consists of a Chairperson and six Members.
This apex body is responsible for framing policy and administrative issues related to direct taxes and the Income-Tax Department.
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