GUWAHATI, Nov 30 - The All India Federation of Tax Practitioners (AIFTP) and Tax Bar Association, Guwahati, are jointly organising the 21st National Tax Convention ‘Saarthi’ in the city on the theme ‘Globalisation and Changes in Tax Laws – Role and Responsibilities of Tax Professionals in Nation Building’.
The three-day event will start with the national executive committee meeting of AIFTP on December 21. This will be followed by the inaugural ceremony in the GMCH auditorium on December 22.
The convention will be attended by around 1,000 delegates from across the country. A host of dignitaries including judges of the Supreme Court and Gauhati High Court will attend it.
“The convention is designed in five technical sessions spread over two days wherein topics of recent developments in taxation and other allied laws will be discussed and deliberated upon by eminent speakers from the country,” senior advocate Dr Ashok Kumar Saraf, who is currently the deputy president of the AIFTP, said.
The key topics to be deliberated upon are – ‘Areas of litigation under GST and special importance of judicial rulings under earlier laws’, ‘Analysis of cash transactions under Income Tax Act with special reference to demonetisation period assessment’, ‘Judiciary – yesterday, today & tomorrow’, ‘Impact of new insolvency law on income tax assessment’ and ‘New Insolvency and Bankruptcy law – challenges & opportunities’.