SSC or Staff Selection Commission recruits for Non-Gazetted level jobs in the government via the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam. SSC CGL is conducted every year to recruit for positions like Income Tax Inspector, Preventive Officer, Central Excise Inspector, Statistical Investigator, Sub Inspector in CBI, etc.
Income Tax Inspector is one of the most popular and prestigious jobs offered through SSC CGL. People take up this job as it is a matter of great social status. Timely promotions, professional satisfaction, and good allowances make it a good position to hold.
The income tax department is a central agency responsible for the collection and monitoring of tax. A tax is a compulsory contribution imposed on workers’ income and government and business profits. The responsibility of Income Tax department is to administer direct taxation acts passed by the Indian Parliament. The job profile, career path, growth opportunities and pay scale of an Income Tax Inspector is mentioned here. This can help aspirants solve all their queries about this job. Check SSC CGL Cutoff Post Wise Cutoff
The age limit for the post of CGL Income Tax Inspector Job is 30 years with age relaxation benefit to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, etc. Qualifications wise one has to hold a bachelor's degree from a recognized University.
SSC CGL Test is undertaken for the appointment of an Income Tax Inspector and several other positions. The exam is divided into three parts i.e.
All these Levels must be eligible by an applicant and the cutoff clear for each. This relies but on the number of applicants eligible as well as the number of openings required. The final SSC CGL Result will be declared in the month of August 2020 (tentatively).
One of the primary job positions offered for SSC is of a CGL Income Tax Inspector. In the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), it is a Group-C position. CBDT operates throughout the nation to raise direct taxes. Direct taxes could be defined as income tax, corporate tax, wealth tax, and so forth. An Income Tax Officer can expect their posting either in Assessment or in Non-Assessment Section:
A job in this section includes work related to desk job details that come with the title of Income Tax Inspector.
A job in this section will subject you to field work.
Working hours are mainly the standard as of any Indian Government Job which is 9 am to 6 pm but in Non-Assessment one may work for the longer duration under the rough environment such as raids, searches, arrests, etc. If you are into the Investigation wing, then you require to work even on the weekend. Without taking a break, the employees would have to work for 3 to 4 days constantly (in the peak season).
Transfer: There are two types of transfer available in the dept.
The transfer is possible but it’s not too certain or an easy thing to happen. There are multiple factors taken into consideration which must be in your favor
The in-hand salary of the ITI differs based on the city they posted. Check the following table to get a detailed understanding of it:
|SSC CGL ITI Salary||City X||City Y||City Z|
|DA on TA||612||306||306|
|NPS Deduction 10% (Basic + DA)||5253||5253||5253|
Besides the pay and allowances, a CGL Income Tax Inspector has lots of opportunities in terms of promotions and raises.
|Principal chief Commissioner of IT||INR 80,000|
|Chief Commissioner||INR 75,550-80,000|
|Principal Commissioner||INR 67,000-79,000|
|Commissioner||INR 37,400-67,000 + Grade Pay of INR 10,000|
|Additional/Joint Commissioner||INR 37,400-67,000 + Grade Pay of 8,700/ INR 15,600-39,100 + Grade Pay of 7,600|
|Deputy Commissioner||INR 15,600-39,100 + Grade Pay of INR 6,600.|
|Assistant Commissioner||INR 15,600-39,100 + Grade Pay of 5,400|
|Income Tax Officer||INR 9,300-34,800 + Grade Pay of INR 4,800/INR 5,400|
|Income Tax Inspector||INR 9,300-34,800 + Grade Pay of 4,600|
The career grows eventually through various positions of dignity. The Commissioner positions take ample experience and work reputation.
Initially, they get paid around INR 9,000 INR but slowly it may rise up to INR 35,000 in addition to Grade Pay which is around INR 4,600. Apart from pay there are many more allowances that are offered like:
The cutoff for CGL Income Tax Inspector is generally higher than others as it is the most desired and has a lucrative job profile. Though the cutoff changes every year the last year’s is given below:
Training is conducted for all the selected candidates. The preparation is for a period of 12 weeks and is performed at the National Preparation Center for Direct Taxes (DTRTI) in the area to which they were assigned. It lasts for around 12 weeks where one learns various tax codes, regulatory processes, and forces of inquiry.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.