Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

20 Jun 2016

Release of the book ‘Challenges of Indian Tax Administration’

on

June 20, 2016 (Monday)

at

Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

 

PROGRAMME

10:30 am – 11:00 am : Registration and Tea/Coffee

 

11:00 am – 12:15 pm Inaugural Session

Welcome Address

Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi

 

Introductory Remarks

Mr. Rajiva Ranjan Singh, Senior Consultant, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) and Member (Retd.), Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

 

Address by Prosperity Fund, UK

Mr. Aurodeep Nandi, Acting Head – Economic and Trade Policy and Senior Economic Adviser, British High Commission

 

Release of the Book – ‘Challenges of Indian Tax Administration’ edited by Mr. Rajiva Ranjan Singh, published by Lexis Nexis

 

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm : Session 1: Taxpayer Information Service and Widening of Taxpayer Base

 

Chair:

Mr. S.S. Khan, Member (Retd.), Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

 

Speakers:

Presentation on ‘Taxpayer Information Services’:

Ms. Anandita Bagchi, Research Associate, ICRIER, New Delhi

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Presentation on ‘Widening of Taxpayer Base’:

Ms. Stuti Manchanda, Research Assistant, ICRIER, New Delhi

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Discussants:

Mr. Rajiva Ranjan Singh, Senior Consultant, ICRIER and Member (Retd.), Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

 

Dr. B. K. Sinha, Commissioner (Coordination and Systems), Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

 

Mr. Gokul Chaudhri, Partner, BMR Advisors

 

Mr. D. P. Sengupta, Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (Central) (Retd.), Delhi.

 

Q&A

 

01:30 pm – 02:30 pm : Lunch

 

02:30 pm – 03:15 pm : Session 2: Risk-based Audit for Improved Tax Compliance

 

Chair:

Mr. V.K. Mangotra, Senior Tax Advisor, KPMG India

 

Speakers:

Presentation on ‘Risk-based Audit for Improved Tax Compliance’: 

Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Senior Advisor – Tax, Transfer Pricing, Deloitte Haskins and Sells LLP, Gurgaon

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Discussants:

 

Mr. Rajnish Kumar, Principal Commissioner of Income Tax (Delhi), Ministry of Finance, Government of India

 

Mr. Promod Batra, Partner – Tax, Deloitte Haskins and Sells LLP, Gurgaon

 

Mr. Ashutosh Dixit, Of Counsel, BMR & Associates LLP

Q&A

03:15 pm – 03:30 pm : Tea/Coffee

 

03:30 pm – 4:15 pm : Session 3: Tax Dispute Resolution in India – Challenges and Opportunities

 

Chair:

Mr. Mukesh Butani, Managing Partner, BMR Legal, New Delhi

 

Speakers:

Presentation on ‘Tax Dispute Resolution in India – Challenges and Opportunities’:

Mr. Mukesh Butani, Managing Partner, BMR Legal, New Delhi

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Discussants:

Ms. Bela Mao, Tax Director, Shell India

 

Mr. Sachit Jolly, Counsel, DMD Advocates

 

Ms. Rekha Shukla, Commissioner of Income Tax (International Taxation) (Delhi), Ministry of Finance, Government of India

 

Q&A

04:15 pm – 05:15 pm : Session 4: Tax Data Analysis

Chair:

Dr. D.K. Srivastava, Chief Policy Advisor, EY India and Honorary Professor, Madras School of Economics

 

Speakers:

Presentation on ‘Tax Data Analysis’:

Ms. Stuti Manchanda, Research Assistant, ICRIER, New Delhi

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Discussants:

Mr. Rajiva Ranjan Singh, Senior Consultant, ICRIER and Member (Retd.), Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

 

Mr. Arbind Modi, Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (Delhi), Ministry of Finance, Government of India

 

Dr. Sudhanshu Kumar, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi

 

Q&A

05:15 pm – 05:25 pm : Vote of Thanks

Ms. Anandita Bagchi, Research Associate, ICRIER, New Delhi

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