List of latest Press Releases (2020) issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), along with pdf copy download link.

Press Release Date/ Description
FM Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has formally launched the facility for allotment of Instant PAN free of cost (e-PAN) through a simplified paperless process based on use of Aadhaar based e-KYC. CBDT Press Release dt. 28 May 2020
CBDT has clarified that Budget 2020 has proposed 10% TDS on Mutual Fund dividends, above Rs. 5000/ year, in lieu of removal of DDT, under new IT Section 194K. However, any capital gains arising out of appreciation in the value of units/ shares of Mutual Funds/ Companies shall not be subjected to such TDS. CBDT Press Release dt. 4th February 2020
CBDT clarifies new deeming provision pertaining to residence/ tax liability in India, as proposed in Finance Bill/ Budget 2020 (i.e. an Indian citizen shall be deemed to be resident in India, if he is not liable to be taxed in any other country/ jurisdiction). The same shall not apply to any income earned by a person outside India unless it is derived from an Indian business or profession. CBDT Press Release dt. 2nd February 2020
CBDT has relaxed recently notified eligibility conditions for filing of Income-tax Returns in Form ITR 1 (Sahaj) and ITR 4 (Sugam) for Assessment Year 2020-21, in respect taxpayers having jointly owned single property or who have to file ITR as per seventh proviso to section 139(1), i.e. no change in applicable ITR Form in such cases for AY 2020-21. CBDT Press Release dt. 9 January 2020
CBDT Updates (Income Tax)
For downloading various Income Tax Circulars, Instructions, Notifications, Orders, Press Releases, etc. issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in different years, please refer the following links:
CBDT Circulars: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBDT Instructions: 2020, 2019, 2018
CBDT Notifications: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBDT Orders: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBDT Press Releases: 2020, 2019, 2018
Note: For Official/ updated copy of relevant Circulars/ Instructions/ Notifications/ Orders, please visit the Income Tax Deptt. website.