- The Department of Inland Revenue, AJ&K is working since December, 1947 and is the foremost revenue collecting agency of the State. The Department is responsible for collection of Direct Taxes i.e. Income Tax and Provincial Taxes (GST, FED, Education Cess, motor tax, professional tax and registration of motor vehicles etc). The Inland Revenue Department is working under the administrative and financial control of Azad Government of the State of Jammu & Kashmir as an attached Organization of Finance Department. Throughout AJ&K, the formations of the department comprising 25 local offices and also 16 toll and excise check posts are established, which are performing the job of revenue accumulation round the clock.
- We perform our duties which are assigned within the Constitution and laws, in accordance with the principles of justice and impartiality, solution-oriented, reliability, participation, transparency, responsibility, accountability and continuous development. Budgetary targets on annual basis for the Department of Inland Revenue are fixed by the Government on account of both Direct Taxes and Provincial Taxes. As per recorded figures, the Department has successfully collected Revenue target of more than Rs.22 billion for the State exchequer for the Financial Year 2018-2019. During the current fiscal year 2019-2020, the Department has been assigned revenue Target of Rs.25.4 billion and we are sure enough to achieve rather surpass the same by exploring maximum revenue resources.
- In the year 2003, the Department had launched the computerized motor vehicles registration system in AJ&K on modern lines and is successfully working, which was role model for other Provinces. This fully automated system includes flawless motor vehicles registration with computerized reflective number plates and registration books having special security features.
Our vision is to be an exemplary model as an administration that promotes formal economy by embracing economic activities, that provides voluntary compliance by protecting taxpayer rights and collects taxes and other revenues by offering quality service. Our main function is to ensure the timely and easy payment of taxes, which are used as the main source to increase the investment, production and employment as well as continuous delivery of the public services to our citizens. We aim to improve voluntary compliance and thus increase tax revenues by protecting taxpayer rights and offering high quality service with providing information through various communication channels which enable taxpayers to easily fulfill their obligations and launching applications to facilitate the transactions.
We are going to implement internet-based taxpayer services: all internal transaction documents such as e-filing, e-notice and all external transaction documents Interactive Tax Office mobile application, Prefilled Tax Return System, Taxpayer Feedback System and Interactive Tax Consultant, aimed at effectively responding to the expectations of our taxpayers in the most rapidly developing areas of technological innovations, economic activities and emerging new investments.