Income Tax Inspector Under SSC CGL: Job Profile, Salary & Career Growth

By Sachin Awasthi|Updated : February 10th, 2022

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) offers several vacancies under the Combined Graduate Level Exam. One of the most desired posts is Income Tax Inspector. To help you get a complete idea of your dream job, we are providing you with the Income Tax Inspector grade pay, work profile, salary & career aspects of the ITI post.

Income Tax Inspector (ITI): Job Profile, Salary & Career Growth

Income Tax Inspector is most probably one of the most popular jobs offered by SSC CGL. Exceptionally great social status, timely promotions, and good professional satisfaction make it a highly prestigious position to hold. It’s a Group – C post in the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) which works for the collection of direct taxes in our country. Direct taxes mean Income Tax, Corporate Tax, etc. It is a fine organization with good human resource policies. The Income Tax Officers receive a fascinating salary package. 

 

Job Profile of Income Tax Inspector (ITI):

This is one of those jobs which include both desk and field activities. The core area of your daily job responsibilities depends upon the area you get posted to. In the Income Tax Department, there are 2 separate sections for your post.

  • Assessment Section
  • Non-Assessment Section

In the Assessment Section, you will be primarily handling all the desk job details which come under the title of Income Tax Inspector. Your job would be the assessment of Income Tax which people or a company is liable to pay. Handling Refund Claims and TDS-related queries also fall under your job profile.

In the Non-Assessment Section, you will be subjected to the fieldwork. You will get to be a part of the rapid response team which conducts raids. Your desk work will be limited to gathering intel and proper evidence against possible defaulters. This job profile might sound interesting but can be risky at times.

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Income Tax Inspector - Salary, Pay Scale, and Allowances:

The Income Tax Inspector grade pay and salary breakdown of an Income Tax Inspector is as follows.

SSC CGL 4600 Grade Pay Salary

SSC CGL Income Tax Inspector Salary

City X

City Y

City Z

Basic pay

44900

44900

44900

HRA

10776

7184

3592

DA

7633

7633

7633

TA

3600

1800

1800

DA on TA

612

306

306

Gross Earnings

67,521

63,929

60,337

NPS Deduction10% (Basic + DA)

5253

5253

5253

CGHS

350

350

350

CGEIS

30

30

30

Total Deductions

5633

5633

5633

Net Earnings

61888

58296

54704

Govt. Contribution

7355

7355

7355

Apart from the regular fixed pay, an Income Tax Inspector also enjoys a bunch of perks, benefits, and allowances.

  • DA on Total Pay above
  • Transport Allowance (TA)
  • House Rent Allowance (if not provided with quarters)
  • Petrol Allowance
  • Mobile Bill (limited)
  • Other Allowances

An Income Tax Inspector gets posted on a PAN India Basis.

Income Tax Inspector (ITI) – Career Growth:

You can expect stable career growth once you are placed under the Income Tax Department. The career progression can be seen in the following way.

  1. Income Tax Officer (ITO), a group B Gazette post, in around 4-6 years
  2. The Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax (A.C.I.T.) in around 10-12 years
  3. Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax (D.C.I.T.)
  4. Joint Commissioner of Income Tax (J.C.I.T.)
  5. Additional Commissioner of Income Tax (A.D.C.I.T.)
  6. Commissioner of Income Tax

Some other details about Income Tax Inspector (ITI) Profile:

Transfer: There are two types of transfer available in the dept.

  1. Annual General Transfer
  2. Inter Charge Transfer

The transfer is possible but it’s not a too certain or easy thing to happen. There are several points which must be in your favor like,

  1. There must be vacancies in the zone you want to get transferred to.
  2. Either you must have valid grounds for applying for ICT cited in CBDT circular or else 3 years of service.
  3. The administration of both zones must be cooperative and liberal.

Work Timings: Work in the hours defined by the department and go home at the right time. Generally, office timing for Government employees is 9:00 am–5:00 pm. But in some special cases like an impending raid or search, you may have to work for longer and uncertain durations.

Note: Color Blind candidates can prefer this post.

We hope we have provided all the sufficient information which will surely clear all your doubts regarding the Income Tax Inspector grade pay and salary of several posts offered under the SSC CGL exam. We will try to cover the Job Profiles of all the posts offered under the SSC CGL Exam.

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FAQs

  • The Income Tax Inspector grade pay is INR 4,600.

  • The specific monetary compensation a person obtains at a job that uses a pay grade system is known as grade pay. There is no salary bargaining in this type of payment system because it is structured and predetermined. Income Tax Inspector pay grade systems contain several levels or phases, each with its own set of requirements.

  • The net salary of the Income Tax Inspector ranges from 58,296-61,888 after numerous allowances and deductions.

  • The allowances adding up in Income Tax Inspector's Salary are HRA, DA, DA on TA etc.

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