‘We put standard deduction of Rs 40,000 to all salaried employees’: CBDT Chairman

Updated:10 months, 1 week ago IST

New Delhi, Feb 06 (ANI): Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sushil Chandra acknowledged salaried employees for being best tax payers. He also said that these salaried employees deserve better treatment. Chandra said, “Salaried employees are best tax payers and deserve better treatment. In personal tax category, 1.89 crore salaried employees gave Rs 1,48,000 crore and 1.88 crore business persons gave Rs 44,000 crore. So, we put standard deduction of Rs 40,000 to all salaried persons.”

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