Income Tax Service, Group ‘B’

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Income Tax Service, Group ‘B'
Service Overview
Formed 1953
Headquarters Cabinet Secretariat
Raisina Hill, New Delhi
Country  India
Training Grounds 1. National Academy of Direct Taxes (Nagpur)
Controlling Authority Ministry of Finance, Government of India
Legal Personality Governmental
Federal law enforcement
General Nature Taxation
Revenue Administration
Cadre Size 3904 (Income Tax)
Service Chief
CBDT Chairman Anita Kapur
Head of the Civil Services
Cabinet Secretary
Current: A. K. Seth

The Income Tax Service, Group ‘B’ (Hindi: आयकर सेवा, ग्रुप 'बी') is the revenue service of the Government of India. It is the feeder service of the premier and elite Indian Revenue Service. The service functions under the Department of Revenue in the Union Ministry of Finance and is concerned with the collection and administration of the various direct accruing to the Union Government. All officers of and up to the rank of Income Tax Officer belong to Group B (Income Tax officer (ITO) is gazetted while those below the rank of Income Tax Officer are non-gazetted). On reaching the rank of Assistant Commissioner they are accorded IRS (Group A) by the President of India.[1][2] [3]

Ranks of the ITS[edit]

Position / Pay Grade in the Government of India Level and Rank Order of Precedence
(As per Presidential order)
Equivalent Position or Designation in the State Government(s)
1 25500(6th pay Grade Pay-2400) in Pay Band-I Tax Assistant / Entry-level Assistant Sub Inspector of Police
2 Basic 35400 (6th pay Grade Pay-4200) in Pay Band-II Senior Tax Assistant Sub Inspector of Police
3 44900(6th pay Grade Pay-4600) in Pay Band-II Inspector of Income Tax/ Agent of Income Tax CID/ Entry Level Tahsildar/Inspector of Police
4 47600 (6th pay Grade Pay-4800) and Senior Scale of Grade Pay of 5400 after 04 years in Pay Band-II Income Tax Officer/Special Agent of Income Tax CID /Additional Assistant Director Sub District Madgistrate/Deputy Superintendent of Police/Assistant Commissioner of police


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Official Website of Income Tax Department of India
  2. ^ Official Website of Indian Revenue Service
  3. ^ official
  4. ^ List of Income Tax ranks in India#Ranks of the Income Tax Department

External links[edit]