Income Tax Officer Salary, Job Profile, Growth Opportunities

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It’s time to explore the salary of income Tax Officer. As we all know it is a very highly reputed position. In this, we will cover all the important points related to the topic.

While saying about income tax, It is important to know the definition of income tax. It is a department where the government agency collects all the tax directly from the public.

The headquarters of IT is located in Room No. 9002 at Aayakar Bhawan, Vaishali, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. The formation of IT takes place in 1922 which means that 97 years ago from now onwards.

The number of the employee under the Income Tax office in India is 46,000. Income tax in India is governed by the income tax act 1961. It came into force in 1962.

Income Tax Officer Salary And Facilities

The salary of an income tax officer is Rs. 9,300 to Rs. 34,800. The government of India has fixed salary grades for its employees at various level.

There are several types of benefits given to the employee while working. The list of benefits is mentioned below in the table.

TYPESFACILITIES, ALLOWANCE, AND BENEFITS
Insurance, Health & Wellness> Health Care & Insurance
> Life Insurance
> Disability Insurance
> Dental Insurance
> Vision Insurance
Perks & Benefits> Employee Discount
> Free Lunch or Snacks
> Employee Assistance Program
> Gym Membership
> Company Car
Professional Support> Diversity Program
> Job Training & Tuition
> Apprenticeship Program
Vacation & Time Off> Vacation & Paid Time Off
> Sick Leave
> Bereavement Leave
Family & Parenting> Work From Home
> Maternity & Paternity Leave
> Childcare
> Reduced or Flexible Hours
> Unpaid Extended Leave
Financial & Retirement> Pension Plan
> Stock Options or Equity
> Retirement Plan
> Performance Bonus

Income Tax Officer Salary According To Respective/ Different Cities

The salary structure of different officer according to different cities. All the officer have different pay matrix according to where they are posted and working as an income tax officer.

BASISIN-CLASS -A / TIER-1 CITIES IN-CLASS -B / TIER-2 CITIES IN-CLASS -C / TIER-3 CITIES
Basic PayRs. 44,900Rs. 44,900Rs. 44,900
Dearness Allowance (4%)Rs. 1,796Rs. 1,796Rs. 1,796
TPTRs. 3,600Rs. 1,800 Rs. 1,800
Dearness Allowance on TPTRs. 144Rs. 72Rs. 72
House rent allowance(24% of basic pay) – Rs. 10,776(16% of basic pay) – Rs. 7,184(8% of basic pay) – Rs. 3,592
GrossRs. 61,216Rs. 55,752Rs. 52,160
Less
NPS contributionRs. 4,670Rs. 4,670Rs. 4,670
CGEGIS303030
TotalRs. 4,700Rs. 4,700Rs. 4,700
In handRs. 56,516Rs. 51,052Rs. 47,460
CitiesDelhi, Mumbai, Pune, etcChandigarh, Jalandhar, etcOther left cities

If you are interested in another post under SSC or you want to try for the Higher post like ITO, ITI then the application of SSC Phase VII Recruitment 2019 will help you out to get your dream job.

Who Conduct An Income Tax Officer Exam or Income Tax Inspector Is The First level Under The Tax department?

The ITO exam is conducted by SSC (Staff Selection Commission) under CGL (Combined Graduate Level) level. The level is having four phases which are like:- Preliminary exam, Mains Exam, Descriptive Exam and last one is Skill Test (Computer Typing Speed).

Yes, it is true that the Income-tax inspector is the basic level and the starting step under the tax department after that it is proceeded by the Income-tax officer post, and if you to check the pay structure of ITI then click on the like.

There are other various level under tax department like Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Joint Commissioner, Additional Commissioner, and Commissioner

Salary Structure Of Income Tax Officers

For Grade other than the Indian revenue in the income tax department and,   

CADREPAY SCALE
Income Tax OfficerBasic Pay:- Rs. 9,300 to Rs. 34,800
Grade Pay:- Rs. 4,800 to Rs. 5,400
Posts in AO cadreBasic Pay:- Rs. 15,600 to Rs. 39,100
Grade Pay:- Rs. 6,600
Or
Basic Pay:- Rs. 9,300 to Rs. 34,800
Grade Pay:- Rs. 4,800 to Rs. 4,200
Post in PS CadreBasic Pay:- Rs. 9,300 to Rs. 34,800
Grade Pay:- Rs. 4,800 or 4,200
Inspector of income taxBasic Pay:- Rs. 9,300 to Rs. 34,800
Grade Pay:- Rs. 4,600
Executive assistantsBasic Pay:- Rs. 9,300 to 34,800
Grade Pay:- Rs. 4,200
TA/ Steno III/ DriverBasic Pay:- Rs. 5,200 to Rs. 20,200
Grade Pay:- Rs. 2,400
Notice server/ LDC/ DriverBasic Pay:- Rs. 5,200 to Rs. 20,200
Grade Pay:- Rs. 1,900
Group CBasic Pay:- Rs. 5,200 to Rs. 20,200
Grade Pay:- Rs. 1,800
Post in EDP cadreBasic Pay:- Rs. 15, 600 to Rs. 39,100
Or
Basic Pay:- Rs. 5,200 to Rs. 20,200
Posts in OL CadreBasic Pay:- Rs. 15,600 to Rs. 39,100
Or
Basic Pay:-Rs. 9,300 to Rs. 34,800

For the Indian revenue service in the income tax department

CADREPAY SCALE
Principal chief commissioner of income taxBasic Pay:- Rs. 80,000 (fixed)
Chief commissioner of income taxBasic Pay:- Rs. 75,500 to Rs. 80,000
Principal commissioner of income taxBasic Pay:- Rs. 67,000 to Rs. 79,000
Commissioner of income taxBasic Pay:- Rs. 37,400 to Rs. 67,000
Grade Pay:- Rs. 10,000
Additional/ joint commissioner of income taxBasic Pay:- Rs. 37,400 to Rs. 67,000
Grade Pay:- Rs. 8,700
Or
Basic Pay:- Rs. 15,600 to Rs. 39,100
Grade Pay:- Rs. 7,600
Deputy commissioner of income taxBasic Pay:- Rs. 15,600 to Rs. 39,100
Grade Pay:- Rs. 6,600
Assistant commissioner of income taxBasic Pay:- Rs. 15,600 to Rs. 39,100
Grade Pay:- Rs. 5,400
Reserves (Group ‘A’)Basic Pay:- Rs. 15,600 to Rs. 39,100
Grade Pay:- Rs. 5,400

ITO Equivalent Position Including Rank Wise Basic Pay, & Grade Pay

For the basic knowledge of each officer salary, grade pay, another equal position under income tax then may read the table. It will provide you a glimpse of the salary of the different officer at a different level.

LEVEL AND RANKORDER OF PRECEDENCE (AS PER PRESIDENTIAL ORDER)EQUIVALENT POSITION OR DESIGNATION IN THE STATE GOVERNMENT
Pay Band-I
Basic Pay:- Rs. 25,500 (6th pay)
Grade Pay-2400
>Tax Assistant 
>Entry-level
>Assistant Sub Inspector of Police
Pay Band-II
Basic Pay:- Rs. 35,400 (6th pay)
Grade Pay:- Rs. 4,200
>Senior Tax Assistant>Sub Inspector of Police
Pay Band-II
Basic Pay:-Rs. 44,900 (6th pay)
Grade Pay- Rs. 4,600
>Inspector of Income Tax 
>Agent of Income Tax CID
>Entry Level
>Tahsildar
>Inspector of Police
Pay Band-II
Basic Pay:- Rs. 47,600 (6th pay)
Grade Pay:- Rs. 4,800
Senior Scale of Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400 after 04 years in
>Income Tax Officer
>Special Agent of Income Tax CID
>Additional Assistant Director
>Sub District Magistrate
>Deputy Superintendent of Police
>Assistant Commissioner of Police

Cut off under SSC CGL for Higher Level like ITO, ITI and etc

As time flies the level of competition is also increasing. With the help of the donut chart, you can able to understand the level of competition for the seats. The list of marks from 2013 to 2017 is listed below.

The cut- off is shown below is only on the basis of general class. During 2013 the cut- off goes only 18.6% (512.25) but when you check the cut- off of 2017 it will increase to 23.3% (642.50).

  • 2013:- 512.25
  • 2014:- 526.25
  • 2015:- 519.25
  • 2016:- 558.75
  • 2017:- 642.50
Cut off under SSC CGL for general category form 2013 to 2017 on donut chart
Cut off under SSC CGL form 2013 to 2017

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