Government retires 21 more ‘corrupt’ tax officers, say finmin sources

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New Delhi | November 26, 2019 4:25 PM

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) compulsorily retired 21 Group B officers of the rank of Income Tax Officer under Fundamental Rule 56 (J) in the public interest due to corruption and other charges and CBI traps, they said.

income tax, income tax officers, finance ministryIt is the government’s fifth tranche of its crackdown on errant officials.

The government has compulsorily retired 21 more “corrupt” tax officers in the fifth tranche of its crackdown on errant officials accused of corruption and other malpractices, finance ministry sources said.

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) compulsorily retired 21 Group B officers of the rank of Income Tax Officer under Fundamental Rule 56 (J) in the public interest due to corruption and other charges and CBI traps, they said.

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