Commissioner State Taxes inaugurates office for Special Investigation Unit
Feb 02, 2023
JAMMU: Commissioner State Taxes, Dr. Rashmi Singh, inaugurated office facility for Special Investigation Unit of the department at Excise and State Taxes building.
Speaking on the occasion, Commissioner exhorted upon the SIU to detect fraudulent practices through analysis of data patterns in order to detect wilful evasion by risky dealers to facilitate genuine taxpayers and improve compliance thereof.
Pertinently, the State Taxes Department J&K has recently constituted an in-house intelligence wing on the lines of best practises being followed by Central agencies besides other States and UTs. The objective of establishing SIU is to ensure a dedicated source of information and intelligence through logical and state of the art data analytics.
Additional Commissioner, State Taxes (Tax Planning, Policy and Advance Ruling) J&K, Ankita Kar highlighted significant work undertaken by the nascent unit since its inception in detecting cases through IT based intelligence gathering contributing towards revenue augmentation.
The inaugural ceremony was attended by senior officers of the department along with representatives from Central Indirect Taxes authorities.
The program witnessed vibrant discussion on procedures and best practises that need to be adapted by the State Taxes Department, J&K from across Centre, States and Union Territories to make it more responsive and accountable.