INCOME-TAX NOTIFICATION NO.76

INCOME-TAX NOTIFICATION NO.76

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 25th September, 2020
(INCOME-TAX)

S.O. 3296(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (6B) of section 250 of the Income-tax Act,
1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby makes the following Scheme, namely:__

  1. Short title and commencement.––(1) This Scheme may be called the Faceless Appeal Scheme, 2020.
    (2) It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
  2. Definitions.–– (1) In this Scheme, unless the context otherwise requires, ––
    (i) “Act” means the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961);
    (ii) “addressee” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 2 of
    the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000);
    (iii) “appeal” means appeal filed by a person under sub-section (1) of section 246Aor section 248 of the Act;
    (iv) “appellant” means the person who files appeal under section 246A or section 248 of the Act.
    (v) “authorised representative” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in sub-section (2) of section
    288 of the Act;
    (vi) “automated allocation system” means an algorithm for randomised allocation of cases, by using suitable
    technological tools, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, with a view to optimise the
    use of resources;
    (vii) “automated examination tool” means an algorithm for standardised examination of draft orders, by using
    suitable technological tools, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, with a view to reduce
    the scope of discretion;
    (viii) “computer resource” shall have the same meaning as assigned to them in clause (k) of sub-section (1) of
    section 2 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000);
    (ix) “computer system” shall have the same meaning as assigned to them in clause (l) of sub-section (1) of
    section 2 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000);
    (x) “computer resource of appellant” shall include the registered account in the designated portal of the
    Income-tax Department, or the Mobile App linked to the registered mobile number, or the registered email address, of the appellant;
    (xi) “digital signature” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in clause (p) of sub-section (1) of
    section 2 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000);
    (xii) “designated portal” means the web portal designated as such by the Principal Chief Commissioner or
    Principal Director General, in charge of the National Faceless Appeal Centre;
    (xiii) “e-appeal” means the appellate proceedings conducted electronically in ‘e-appeal’ facility through the
    registered account of the appellant in designated portal;

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