CBDT chairman Sushil Chandra gets one-year extension
Updated : May 25, 2018 06:01 PM IST
This is his second extension after taking over as the chief of the CBDT, the apex policy making body of the Income Tax department, on November 1, 2016. He was given a one-year extension in last year till May 31, this year.
It is understood that the decision to extend the incumbent's term was taken in order to provide continuity as the CBDT is at the forefront of combating black money and ushering in a taxpayer-friendly regime.
The CBDT is headed by a chairman and it can have a maximum of six members.