Income Tax Officer is one of the most popular post in SSC CGL Exam. The reason is that the job profile for ITI carries timely promotion, high social status, job satisfaction, etc. All these perks and packages make this profile a hot favourite among candidates.
SSC CGL 2017 Income Tax officer category is divided under into two categories.
SSC CGL Tier 1 is scheduled between August 1, 2017 and August 20, 2017. It is a computer based test. The result is expected to be announced in the first week of September. The Tier 2 of SSC CGL is scheduled for November 10, 2017 and November 11, 2017. The result may be announced by the end week.
SSC CGL Tier 3 which is a descriptive exam will be held on January 21, 2018 and the result will be announced in the last week of January. SSC CGL Tier 4 which is a Skill Test will held in February 2018.
Students who have completed education through an ITI appear for the SSC CGL ITI level examination. They have different positions where they are recruited. The list of vacant seats for each of the IT department located in different regions is as follows:
Candidates who have completed graduation will be recruited at the post of income tax assistant. There are different numbers of positions available in different regions. The vacancy details are as follows:
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IT inspector knows plenty of behind scene information about our economy. People working as IT inspectors know about appeals, administration, investigation and prosecution details. The job also involves regular examination of accounts of big firms, where there is a large amount of transaction involved. IT officer have job responsibility of also doing the background investigation of tax details filled by firms or citizens.
They have two sections:
|Principal Chief Commissioner of IT||Rs. 80,000|
|Principal Commissioner||Rs. 67,000-79,000|
|Commissioner||Rs. 37,400-67,000 + grade pay of Rs. 10,000|
Rs. 37,400-67,000 + grade pay of Rs. 8,700/ Rs. 15,600-39,100 + grade pay of Rs. 7,600
|Deputy Commissioner||Rs. 15,600-39,100 + grade pay of Rs. 6,600|
|Assistant Commissioner||Rs. 15,600-39,100 + grade pay of Rs. 5,400|
|Income Tax Officer||
Rs. 9,300-34,800 + grade pay of Rs. 4,800/Rs. 5,400
|Inspector||Rs. 9,300-34,800 + grade pay of Rs. 4,600|
Perks given to an IT inspector:
The training period after the selection is for 12 weeks. Selected candidates go to DTRTI (Direct Tax Regional Training Institute) and exposure is given about the different tax laws, administrative procedure and investigation skills.
It is challenging job and requires great effort. There is a shortage of manpower in this department, the department is able to scrutinize 1-2% of a company’s account in a single go, and some companies create multiple accounts to save themselves from the tax department. Sometimes these accounts are traced other times they are not traceable. Department is trying its best to stop such practices but these companies are getting good support from some CA firms.
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