Economy Honesty should be in DNA of taxmen: Prez to trainee revenue officers Updated : March 24, 2018 09:26 AM IST The president said that IRS officers were frontline soldiers in the battle against black money. The president advised the trainee officers to remember that the taxpayer was their partner Kovind was talking to the 71st batch of the Indian Revenue Service Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.