In order to bring down instances of harassment of taxpayers, CBDT has asked its field offices to make sure the assessment notice should contain details of specific information or documents to be furnished by the assessee. Issuing the instruction, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said that while issuing the first notice, the Assessment Officers (AOs) do not convey to assessees the specific compliance requirement like production of accounts and furnishing of documents.

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