Director General of Inspection and Audit

Director General of Inspection and Audit

Definition

Director General of Inspection and Audit (DGIA) means a person appointed to be a Director General of Inspection and Audit under the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001.

Head of the Directorate:

Director General of Inspection (DGIA) is the head of Directorate.

Who appoints the Directorate General of Inspection and Audit

He is appointed by the Federal Government.

How many officers are appointed?

The Federal Government may appoint as many officers as are required to discharge the functions of the Directorate-General of Inspection and Audit.

Qualification of officers of the Directorate:

The officers from income tax group are appointed as officers of the Directorate.

Authorities subordinate to DGIA:

The following authorities shall perform their functions under the supervision of the DGIA:

            i)          Director of inspection

            ii)         Additional Director of Inspection

            iii)         Deputy Director of Inspection

            iv)        Assistant Director of Inspection.

v)                  Extra Assistant Director of Inspection

vi)                 Inspector of Inspection

Powers and Functions of the Directorate-General of Inspection and Audit:

Generally, the following functions and powers and functions are exercised by the Directorate- General.

1)         Inspection of cases and offices:

            Directorate-General carries out inspection of income tax cases and offices.

2)         Investigation of cases regarding tax evasion:

            He investigates the cases involving leakage of revenue or evasion of taxes.

3)         Investigation of staff of income tax department:

            He investigates the officers and staff of the income tax offices allegedly      involved in corruption and malpractice and recommends the case to    competent       authority for necessary action.

4)         Audit of cases or offices:

            He may carry out audit of cases or offices involving income tax revenues.

5)         Recommendations to the FBR:

            He may recommend to the FBR in matters of tax policy, tax administration             and tax operations.

6)         Preparation of annual report:

            An annual report about the working of Income Tax Offices is furnished by   the       directorate to the FBR. So, preparation of the report is the     responsibility of the     directorate.

7)         Acquirement of evidence on oath:

            The Directorate may acquire evidence on oath regarding cases under        consideration.

8)         Performance of work assigned by the Federal Government:

            The Directorate may perform any other function as may be assigned to it   by the Federal Government.

Director-General of Investigation and Intelligence

Definition

Director-General of Investigation and Intelligence (DGII) means a person appointed to be a Director-General of Investigation and Intelligence under the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001.

Who appoints the DGII?

The DGII is appointed by the FBR.

Basic function of the DGII:

The Director-General of Investigation and Intelligence performs the function of intelligence in finding out the concealed income and assets etc. Further, he shall perform such functions as may be specified by the FBR.

Jurisdiction of the DGII:

The FBR shall specify the jurisdiction of the DGII.

Authorities subordinate to the DGII:

The following authorities work under the DGII:

            i)          Director of Investigation and Intelligence

            ii)         Additional Director of Investigation and Intelligence

            iii)         Deputy Director of Investigation and Intelligence

            iv)        Assistant Director of Investigation and Intelligence

            v)         Extra Assistant Director of Investigation and Intelligence

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