Tax Reforms

National e-Assessment Centre (NeAC)


From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :

Prelims level : National e-Assessment Centre (NeAC)

Mains level : IT reforms

  • The Central Board of Direct Taxation (CBDT) has unveiled a new initiative for faceless e-assessment to impart greater efficiency, transparency and accountability in the assessment process.


  • Under the new system, taxpayers have received notices on their registered emails as well as on registered accounts on the web portal, with real-time by way of SMS on their registered mobile number, specifying the issues for which their cases have been selected for scrutiny.
  • Replies to the notices can be prepared at ease by taxpayers at their own residence or office and sent by email to the National e-Assessment Centre by uploading the same on the designated web portal.
  • There would be no physical interface between the tax payers and the tax officers.
  • This is another initiative by CBDT in the field of ease of compliance for the taxpayers.
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