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Mar 29, 2013

Tax Collecting Branches Open in Mar 29th, 30th and 31st

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To facilitate Tax Collection, Reserve Bank of India asked banks to keep open their designated tax collecting branches on March 29th, 30th and 30th and 31st. On account of Good Friday March 29th is a holiday while March 31st is Sunday.

Reserve Bank of India, said in a notification that "We have been requested by the government of India and some state governments to facilitate collection and accounting of all government tax receipts for the current financial year (2012-13) up to March 31, 2013 keeping in view the likely rush of tax-payers towards the end of March 2013.”

“Accordingly, it has been decided that all agency banks shall keep the counters of their designated branches conducting government business open (full day with extended hours) on March 29, 30 and 31, 2013 to facilitate receipt of government taxes from members of public even at late hours," RBI said.

Meanwhile, to facilitate tax collection, offices of both income tax and indirect taxes will remain open on March 30 and 31.


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