Present chairman of CBDT in India?

Q.  Who is the present chairman of CBDT India (2016)?
- Published on 16 Feb 17

a. Sushil Chandra
b. Rani Singh Nair
c. Atulesh Jindal
d. A. K. Jain

ANSWER: Sushil Chandra
Sushil Chandra

Senior Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer Sushil Chandra is Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

Chandra, a 1980-batch IRS officer, has replaced Rani Singh Nair (who retired from service).

Chandra had been Member (Investigation) in CBDT since December 2015.

The CBDT is a statutory authority functioning under the Central Board of Revenue Act, 1963.

It is India’s official FATF unit (Financial Action Task Force).

Organizational Structure

The CBDT is headed by CBDT Chairman and also comprises of six members, all of whom are Special Secretary to Government of India.
  • Member (Income Tax)
  • Member (Legislation and Computerization)
  • Member (Revenue)
  • Member (Personnel & Vigilance)
  • Member (Investigation)
  • Member (Audit & Judicial)
The CBDT Chairman and Members of CBDT are selected from Indian Revenue Service (IRS).

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