Tax harassment will end, assures Sitharaman1 min read . Updated: 23 Aug 2019, 11:52 PM IST
- The FM’s assurances indicate direct tax administration will be closely monitored by the government
- Sitharaman’s assurances seems to be a direct fallout of industry leaders speaking out about tax officials harassing businesses
New Delhi: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman assured India Inc. that businesses will not face any harassment by tax officials and that a new system has been put in place to make officials accountable for their communication with the assessee. The minister also articulated the government’s intent to respect wealth creators, a sentiment that Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared in his Independence Day speech earlier this month.
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