Anita Kapur took over the top charge after her appointment as the new chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex authority of the Income-Tax Department which was announced by the government as incumbent CBDT Chairman K V Chowdary retired on October 31.
Kapur will be in office till November next year. With no new appointments being made in this apex board in the recent past, CBDT at present has a vacancy of five members.
Senior IRS officer Anita Kapur, a 1978-batch officer of the Income-Tax cadre, was till now serving as Member (Legislation and Computerisation and Income-Tax) in CBDT.
CBDT is the apex body for framing policy and administrative issues related to direct taxes and the Income-Tax Department. UNI RN ABI 2012 NNNN
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