Our tax system should be seamless, painless, faceless: Narendra Modi

Vastavam web: India PM Modi on Thursday launched a new platform, “Transparent Taxation Honouring the Honest”, which will carry forward the journey of direct tax reforms. Narendra Modi said, Transparent taxation system is very important. This platform we are launching today will make the tax system system faceless. We are starting a new journey today. New arrangements, new facilities, starting today, strengthen our commitment to Minimum Government, Maximum Governance. This is a big step in the direction of reducing the interference of the government from the life of the countrymen.”

He added, “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.” The prime minister said the focus was on “seamless, painless and faceless tax regime”.