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SSC CGL Tax Assistant CBEC/CBDT 2018: Minimum Age Limit Decreased|Check Salary/ Job Profile/ Promotion

SSC has decreased the minimum age limit of Tax Assistant post in CBEC (Central Board of Excise and Customs). In this article, we are going to provide you the details of Revised Age Limit, Salary, Job Profile, Promotion & Transfer Policy of a Tax Assistant at CBEC and CBDT Government Departments.

Sep 10, 2019 16:36 IST
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SSC CGL Tax Assistant CBEC 2018: Minimum Age Limit Decreased
SSC CGL Tax Assistant CBEC 2018: Minimum Age Limit Decreased

SSC CGL Exam is being conducted every year for various posts under different Government Departments or Ministries. One of the best job profiles under CGL vacancies is the Tax Assistant post in Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) and Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Government Departments. As per the recent official notification, SSC has revised the Minimum Age Limit for the posts – Tax Assistant in CBEC.

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SSC CGL Tax Assistant 2018 Revised Age Limit

Let’s have a look at the Changes made by the SSC for Tax Assistant Post in CBEC:

Age group

Name of post

Departments/ Ministries

18-27 years

(Revised from 20-27 years)

Tax Assistant

CBEC

18-27 years

Tax Assistant

CBDT

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SSC CGL Tax Assistant 2018 Salary as per 7th Pay Commission

Let’s have a look at the Salary Structure of a Tax Assistant as per 7th pay commission:

Name of post

Departments/ Ministries

Classification

Grade pay

Tax Assistant

CBEC

Group “C”

2400

Tax Assistant

CBDT

Group “C”

2400

After applying 7th pay commission rules the in-hand salary of a Tax Assistant would be around Rs.36000 under the pay band of Rs 5200-20200 (Pay Band-1 of the government). However the Salary of the Tax Assistant will differ depending upon the category in which candidates allocated city falls, i.e., Class X, Class Y and Class Z.

Category of Cities

HRA Before 7th Pay Commission

HRA After 7th Pay Commission

X

30%

24%

Y

20%

16%

Z

10%

8%

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The three categories of cities are classified according to their population density. Let’s look at the list of cities which fall under the X, Y and Z categories:

CATEGORIES

CITIES

X

(Population >= 50 Lakhs)

Bengaluru, Greater Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Kolkata

Y

(Population 5 to 50 Lakhs)

Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Puducherry, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Raipur, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Moradabad, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kannur, Kollam, Gwalior, Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Amravati, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nashik, Bhiwandi, Solapur, Kolhapur, Vasai-Virar Cty, Vijayawada, Warangal, Greater Visakhapatnam, Guntur, Nellore, Guwahati, Patna, Hubli-Dharwad, Mangalore, Mysore, Gulbarga, Kozhikode, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Salem, Tirupur, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, Erode, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Durg-Bhilai Nagar, Sangli, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Vadodara, Surat, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Srinagar, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, Belgaum, Malegaon, Nanded-Waghala, Aligarh, Agra, Bareilly, Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Saharanpur, Noida, Firozabad, Jhansi, Asansol, Siliguri, Durgapur

Z

(Population < 5 Lakhs)

All other remaining cities

SSC CGL Tax Assistant 2018 Job Profile

The Job Profile of a Tax Assistant revolves around two levels:

1. Tax Assessment

2. Non-Assessment related work

Basically, this is an assistant level post where the candidate has to assist the senior of CBDT and CBEC department. It may also involve doing clerical work. The job responsibilities involve all kinds of work which will help these two departments in Tax Assessment. Some of the major responsibilities are:

a) Conduct Evaluation only if he/she is assigned to evaluate the income tax of an individual or a partnership firm or even a company.

b)  Feeding relevant data in the computer,

c) Other Clerical work like maintaining records, dispatching, noting, drafting etc. or to accompany the raid team.

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SSC CGL Tax Assistant 2018 Promotion Policy

There is scope for promotion for a Tax Assistant which will be different in CBDT and CBEC. Let us see the organizational hierarchy and promotion flow of a Tax Assistant in descending order:

Promotion of Tax Assistant in CBEC

 SSC CGL Tax Assistant

Promotion of Tax Assistant in CBDT

 SSC CGL Tax Assistant

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SSC CGL Tax Assistant 2018 Transfer Policy

Mostly, Tax Assistants are posted in the metro cities or state capitals. There are two transfer options available in the departments which are Annual General Transfer and Inter Charge Transfer. However, candidates will get the transfer only when there are vacancies in the zone you want to get transferred into or you have completed the 2 years Probation period.

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