Suggestion on CASS parameters for ITRs received in FY 2016-17. CBDT has invited suggestion from all PrCCIT/PrCIT

Suggestion on CASS parameters for ITRs received in FY 2016-17

Following the constitution of CASS Committee for FY 2016-17 to suggest new rules, modification to existing guidelines/ITRs for effective scrutiny selection, CBDT (Directorate of Income Tax Systems) has invited suggestion from all the PrCCIT/PrCIT of Income Tax on  CASS  parameters  for  Returns  received  in  FY 2016-17

Suggestion on CASS parameters

The following is the text of the letter sent;


Sub.: Suggestion  on  CASS  parameters  for  Returns  received  in  F.Y. 2016-17- Reg.-

The Directorate is in the process of modifying the CASS parameters so as to select cases for scrutiny assessment for returns filed in F.Y. 2016-17. You are requested to kindly provide your valuable feedback on CASS parameters to make the process more effective , considering , interalia, the following factors :

  • The parameters of selection of earlier CASS runs, which have not yielded revenue even after in-depth scrutiny, which may be considered for exclusion in future CASS run.
  • The new parameters of selection, which are to be considered for inclusion in future CASS run, based on the additions made or the revenue potential, with reference to the specific data fields available in AST , TDS , OLTAS, CIB, AIR modules etc.
  • Cases of specific Industry (based on business code/nature of business) and economy trends of F.Y. 2015-16 (A.Y. 2016-17) , which need to be considered for selection.
  • Particular parameters of selection of earlier CASS runs, which led to higher concentration or shortage in selection  with particular AOs or particular charge, may be indicated with statistics

(Sanjeev Singh)
New Delhi

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