Direct tax collections of the I-T Department's Bengal Circle rose almost 14 per cent to Rs 41,000 crore in 2017-18 compared to the previous year, a senior official said.
I-T dept cautioned salaried class taxpayers against using illegal means like under-reporting of income or "inflating" deductions while filing their returns.
The Income Tax Department (ITD) has issued fresh directives, asking them to be courteous when dealing with the taxpayers.
The latest ITR-1 form, largely used by the salaried class of taxpayers, has been activated on the official e-filing portal of IT dept, senior official said.
"Total recovery in FY 2017-18 comes to Rs 2,700 cr of which the dividend amount is Rs 1,106 cr and recovery by way of refund adjustment is Rs 1,594 cr."
The CBDT invited comments from stakeholders and general public on a draft notification that aims to bring greater transparency in cross-national transactions.
The Income Tax department said certificate of incorporation issued by the Corporate Affairs Ministry will be considered sufficient proof of PAN or TAN for corporates.
I-T dept conducted searches at various premises of DPIL and its promoters, who are accused of cheating various banks to the tune of Rs 2,654 cr.
Taxpayers who receive pension from their former employers are eligible to claim standard deduction of Rs 40,000, Income Tax department said.
The CBDT has formed a committee to study cases of HNIWs escaping abroad and prepare an action plan for due revenue to be extracted from them.
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