13 AUG 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched ‘Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest’ platform which will strengthen efforts of “reforming and simplifying our tax system”.
The scheme includes three direct tax reforms – faceless assessment, faceless appeal and taxpayers’ charter. While faceless assessment and taxpayers’ charter are implemented from today, faceless appeal will come into force from September 25, said the prime minister.
“Banking the unbanked, securing the unsecured, funding the unfunded has been our motto for the last 6 years. Today a new journey is starting in a way – ‘Honoring The Honest’,” said PM Modi at the virtual event.
“This platform has big reforms such as faceless assessment, faceless appeal, and taxpayers charter. Faceless assessment and taxpayers charter come in force from today, whereas faceless appeal service will be available from September 25,” he added.