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CBDT sets target of 1 crore new taxpayers for FY 2015-16

Target for new taxpayers for Financial Year 2015-16 and strategy to achieve said target


LETTER F.NO.310/03/2015-OTDATED 17-7-2015


Please refer to the above.

2. The Region wise target for 'New Taxpayers' for Financial Year 2015-16 is as under:

Region New Taxpayer target for F.Y.2015-16
Andhra Pradesh and Telengana 7,93,427
Bihar and Jharkhand 4,97,207
Delhi 5,32,218
Gujarat 7,86,459
Karnataka and Goa 6,22,602
Kerala 3,55,848
Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh 4,68,778
Mumbai 6,23,867
Nagpur 1,70,799
North East Region 1,77,103
North West Region 9,30,911
Odisha 1,98,129
Pune 10,14,418
Rajasthan 4,64,152
Tamil Nadu 7,64,396
Uttar Pradesh (East) 4,32,956
Uttar Pradesh (West) 4,74,925
West Bengal and Sikkim 6,91,806
TOTAL 100,00,000

3. The action points for achieving the target in the respective areas are identified as under:



Action Points

Devise and pursue region specific strategies


·         Devise and pursue region specific strategies for identification and pursuing potential taxpayers - Professionals, Businesses, Employees

·         Conduct meetings with Professional bodies and trade associations

·         Work with DIT (I&CI) to collect potential information

Pursue NMS defaulters


·         Complete verification of NMS 1 and 2 cases by 31-7-2015 (available on i-taxnet)

·         Complete verification of NMS 3 cases by 30-9-2015 (available on Actionable Information Monitoring System - AIMS). 

Handle Non-PAN data


·         PCCsIT to decide whether action will be taken on pin code wise segregated non-PAN data through Jurisdictional AOs or special units (Non-PAN data having sufficient address information will be disseminated using online platform)

·         Ensure that jurisdictional AOs/special units follow-up with transacting parties to verify and populate PAN in non-PAN data

Ensure action against TDS defaulters


·         Follow-up with Deductors for submission of TDS statements

·         Follow-up with Deductors for submission of transactions involving non-deduction/lower deduction by TDS AOs


4. This issues with the approval of Chairperson, CBDT