Vested interests behind 'harassment of taxpayers' charge: CBDT
Updated : January 21, 2019 11:07 PM IST
It said the Mumbai Income Tax TDS (Tax Deduction at Source) office had issued prosecution show-cause notices only in a limited number of big cases where over Rs 5 lakh of tax was collected as TDS from employees and the same was not deposited with the Income Tax Department in time.
The remarks came after Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram alleged that department's "overzealousness" to prosecute taxpayers for failure to deposit TDS amounted to "tax terrorism".
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