New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the ' Transparent Taxation - Honor of Honest' platform with the intention of further improving the tax system . It is considered an important step towards tax reforms. The Prime Minister also announced the Charter (Charter of Rights) for the taxpayers. He called on the countrymen to go ahead and pay taxes honestly. He said that in a country of 130 crore people, only 1.5 crore people pay taxes. He said, "New systems starting from today, new facilities strengthen our commitment to minimum government, effective governance, this is a big step towards reducing the government's interference in the lives of our countrymen."
In this event organized through video conferencing, the Prime Minister said that now the tax system is becoming 'faceless', it is giving fairness and a trust to the taxpayer. He said, "The facility of faceless appeal in tax matters will be available for citizens across the country from 25th September i.e. Deen Dayal Upadhyay's birthday". It plays a big role, when the life of the honest tax payer of the country becomes easy, it moves forward, then the country also develops. Announcing the tax charter, he said, "It has given the assurance of fair, courteous and rational behavior". That is, the Income Tax Department will now have to take care with respect and sensitivity of the taxpayer. ”The Prime Minister also called upon the taxpayers to go ahead and pay taxes with honesty.