IT Department to map digital behaviour of taxpayers


The income tax department will map the digital behaviour of taxpayers to create their profiles under faceless scrutiny assessment in electronic mode, a senior official said, as all interactions of a taxpayer with the tax authority will be logged.

Faceless assessment will be a complete shift from the earlier practice where taxpayers could sit with the assessing officer and resolve issues at one go, following a single notice of demand, and even seek adjournment for hearings over telephone ..