CS Santhi Kumari congratulates commercial tax officials on extraordinary performance

Telangana Chief Secretary (CS) Santhi Kumari congratulated the officials of the commercial tax department for showing extraordinary performance for the year 2022-23. She exhorted the officials to expand their efforts for achieving this year’s revenue target of Rs. 85,000 crores by focussing on evasion. 

The Chief Secretary held a detailed review with the senior officials of the department and asked them to identify hidden and uncovered areas to augment additional resources. The CS appreciated the senior officials of the department who came up with innovative suggestions to increase revenue. She asked the officials to build competencies to increase compliance. 

“Efforts should be made to increase the taxpayers base and cut down evasion,” Santhi Kumari said. She directed the Commissioner to review the cases pending with the appellate Joint Commissioners every fortnight and directed the officials to map potential areas and go about it in a systematic way.