Thatai elevated

Greater Kashmir

A K Thatai has been elevated to the post of Principal Commissioner, Income Tax department, J&K. 

The orders to this effect were issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes, department of Revenue, Union Ministry of Finance.

Thatai took over new assignment on January 31 at Jammu. 

Thatai, a 1985 batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer had joined the department as Commissioner of Income Tax in early 2012. 

During his stint as Commissioner Income Tax, the department “due to his effective communication with the taxpayers of the state” witnessed substantial increase in the tax collections from Rs 400 crore to Rs 1100 crore ended 2013-14.