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112. 

Central Board of Direct Taxes celebrates 159th Income Tax Day on __________.

[A]. 24th July
[B]. 23rd July
[C]. 21st July
[D]. 25th July

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) will observe and celebrate the 159th Income Tax Day on 24th July, 2019. It was on 24th July, 1860. The Income Tax introduced for the first time in India by Sir James Wilson to compensate for the losses incurred by the British regime. This incident took place during the first war of independence against British Rule. The week preceding the AaykarDiwas 2019 marked by various activities undertaken by the regional offices of the department across the country. Several field offices undertook a grievance redressal week to help redress pending grievances of the taxpayers. Some field stations made free legal aid available to taxpayers in conjunction with the local Tax Bar Association. Several field stations holding functions felicitating super senior tax payers for their contribution to nation building, while also recognizing the hard work put in by the officers and officials of the department in various designated areas of work. The department will launch a "Kardaata e-SahyogAbhiyaan".0

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