List of the Press Releases issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) during 2021, in connection with the Income Tax matters:

List of CBDT Press Releases 2021 (Date/ Description)
CBDT Press Release dt. 02/10/2021: CBDT notifies final Rules ‘no retrospective taxation’, i.e. for implementing the amendments made by the Taxation Laws(Amendment) Act, 2021.
CBDT Press Release dt. 02/10/2021: Income Tax Raids in Ahmedabad; Unaccounted transactions of Rs. 500 crore detected.
CBDT Press Release dt. 27/09/2021: Income Tax Department conducts searches in Jalna, Maharashtra.
CBDT Press Release dt. 25/09/2021: Income Tax Department conducts searches in Gujarat.
CBDT Press Release dt. 25/09/2021: Income Tax Department conducts searches in Tamil Nadu.
CBDT Press Release dt. 24/09/2021: Gross Direct Tax collections (FY 2021-22) register a growth of 47%.
CBDT Press Release dt. 21/09/2021: Income Tax Department conducts searches in West Bengal.
CBDT Press Release dt. 21/09/2021: Income Tax Department conducts searches in Delhi, Punjab and West Bengal.
CBDT Press Release dt. 20/09/2021: Income Tax Department conducts searches in Nagpur.
CBDT Press Release dt. 18/09/2021: IT Search of a Mumbai Actor and Lucknow Group; Rs. 20 crores tax evasion revealed.
CBDT Press Release dt. 17/09/2021: No TDS u/s 194A on Interest Payment to a member of Scheduled Tribe of Specified Areas u/s 10(26).
CBDT Press Release dt. 17/09/2021: Government extends certain timelines to ease compliances.
CBDT Press Release dt. 10/09/2021: Clarification on carry forward of losses in case of change in shareholding due to strategic disinvestment.
CBDT Press Release dt. 09/09/2021: CBDT further extends due dates for filing of Income Tax Return (ITR)/ Tax Audit Report (TAR)/ Transfer Pricing Report (TPR), in respect of FY 2020-21/ AY 2021-22, in view of difficulties reported by the taxpayers and other stakeholders in e-filing thereof at the portal.
CBDT Press Release dt. 17/08/2021: IT Search on telecom trader in Delhi NCR.
CBDT Press Release dt. 03/08/2021: CBDT further extends due dates for e-filing of various Forms under the Income-tax Act, 1961, in view of difficulties being faced/ reported by the taxpayers and other stakeholders. Read More
CBDT Press Release dt. 30/07/2021: IT search on 31 premises of Kanpur based Pan Masala manufacturer, leads to detection of unaccounted transactions exceeding Rs. 400 crore. The group was involved in unaccounted sale of Pan Masala and laundering back such proceeds using 115 shell companies. Search revealed loans and advances Rs 226 crore, Unaccounted loans and premia Rs. 110 crore, bogus sale and purchase of manure Rs. 80 crore, cash Rs. 52 lakh, 7 kg gold, etc.
CBDT Press Release dt. 29/07/2021: IT search on Ranchi (Jharkhand) builder group reveals non-maintenance of regular books of account and tax evasion of Rs. 50 crores. In view thereof, the audit certificates and financial statements are under investigation for genuineness. Group is involved in huge outside the books transactions by way of cash receipts of a large portion of sale proceeds. Search detected cash of Rs. 25 crores brought back into business through bogus share capital and unsecured loans from 8 shell companies, etc.
CBDT Press Release dt. 20/07/2021: Timeline for E-filing of Form 15CA/ 15CB further extended upto 15/08/2021. Read More
CBDT Press Release dt. 13/07/2021: IT Dept. conducts a survey operation on two business premises of a leading manpower services provider in Bengaluru. Assessee has been involved in wrongful claims of deduction u/s 80JJAA and the Survey has led to detection of concealment of income to the tune of Rs. 880 crore spread over various assessment years.
CBDT Press Release dt. 09/07/2021IT Deptt. conducts search and seizure operations on a Hyderabad based group engaged in real estate, construction, waste management and infrastructure. The search operation led to detection of artificial loss of Rs. 1200 crore, incorrect claim of bad debts Rs. 288 crore, unaccounted income Rs. 300 crore, etc.
CBDT Press Release dt. 05/07/2021: Timeline for E-filing of Form 15CA/ 15CB further extended upto 15/07/2021. Read More
CBDT Press Release dt. 25/06/2021: CBDT announces further relaxation/ extension in timelines of various compliance requirements and exemption for expenditure on COVID treatment/ ex-gratia receipts on death due to COVID, under Income Tax Act.
CBDT Press Release dt. 24/06/2021: Income Tax Department gets input using Specific actionable intelligence and conducts search on 4 premises of a Raipur based Hawala dealer who was  to carry out an outside-the-books cash transaction of a substantial amount. Input was found to be credible. The modus operandi involved not only giving accommodation entries of sale, purchase, etc. but also transportation and end-use facilitation of unaccounted money. During search, unaccounted cash Rs. 6 crore, a number of digital devices (computer hard, hard disc, pen drives, etc.) having details of hawala transactions have been seized. Preliminary estimates suggest that hawala transactions exceeding Rs. 100 crore may be involved.
CBDT Press Release dt. 14/06/2021: Timeline for E-filing of Form 15CA/ 15CB extended upto 30/06/2021. Read More
CBDT Press Release dt. 05/06/2021: CBDT announces launching of new e-filing portal from 07/06/2021, except the new tax payment system which will be launched on 18/06/2021 after the advance tax instalment date to avoid any taxpayer inconvenience. Key features of the new e-filing portal inter-alia includes, taxpayer friendly portal integrated with immediate processing of returns to issue quick refunds, free ITR preparation software, interactive system to reply on questions of taxpayers for ITRs 1, 2 & 4 to begin with, detailed enablement of pre-filling, call center for taxpayer assistance for prompt response to queries, detailed FAQs/ User Manuals/ Videos, etc. and yet counting.
CBDT Press Release dt. 20/05/2021: CBDT announces that e-filing services shall not be available to taxpayers and other stakeholders, during 01/06/2021 to 06/06/2021, as the IT Department is going to launch a new e-filing portal.
CBDT Press Release dt. 20/05/2021: Govt. extends various income tax compliance timelines, including for filing of ITR & TAR (FY 2020-21/ AY 2021-22). Read More
CBDT Press Release dt. 03/02/2021IT Searches of 3 leasing business houses in Assam resulted in detection of tax evasion in respect of Income above Rs. 200 crores.
CBDT Press Release dt. 01/02/2021IT search of Kolkata Group resulted in detection of concealment of income amounting to Rs. 309 crore.
CBDT Press Release dt. 21/01/2021IT search of Thane Builder reveals unaccounted transactions of Rs. 520.56 crore.
CBDT Press Release dt. 21/01/2021IT Search/ Survey of 3 Jewellery/ Real Estate Groups in Jaipur reveals unaccounted transactions of Rs. 1400 crore.
CBDT Press Release dt. 15/01/2021IT search/ survey in Kolkata, detects undisclosed income Rs. 450 crore/ unaccounted cash Rs.1.58 crore.
CBDT Press Release dt. 13/01/2021 : Empanelment of Special Auditors by IT Deptt. Kerala u/s 142(2A) of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
CBDT Press Release dt. 12/01/2021Income tax e-filing portal enables submission of e-complaints on Tax Evasion/ Benami Properties/ Foreign Undisclosed Assets.
CBDT Press Release dt. 12/01/2021IT Search of Assam Doctors/ Hospitals revealed unexplained investment/ receipts/ expenses exceeding Rs. 100 crores.
CBDT Press Release dt. 12/01/2021IT search of Hyderabad contractor revealed accommodation entries of more than Rs. 160 crore.
CBDT Press Release dt. 08/01/2021IT search on Kolkata Group revealed various shell entities for bogus share capital/ unsecured loans and ‘out of the books’ cash transactions.
CBDT Updates (Income Tax)
Income Tax Circulars, Instructions, Notifications, Orders, Press Releases, etc. issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in different years:
CBDT Circulars: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
CBDT Instructions: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
CBDT Notifications: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
CBDT Orders: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBDT Press Releases: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Note: For Official/ updated copy, please visit the Income Tax Deptt. website.