Former Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj to Head US-India Tax Forum

The US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF) had appointed former Revenue Secretary and ex-Secretary of Economic Affairs Tarun Bajaj as the head of the US-India Tax Forum.

Former Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj to Head US-India Tax Forum

The US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF) had appointed former Revenue Secretary and ex-Secretary of Economic Affairs Tarun Bajaj as the head of the US-India Tax Forum.

He joined the USISPF as an advisor to the Board of Directors in January and will now spearhead the US-India Tax Forum.

Mr. Bajaj is a 1988-batch Haryana Cadre IAS officer and has served as Revenue Secretary. During his tenure with the Indian government, he played a pivotal role in shaping fiscal policies and promoting economic growth.

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Bajaj managed both the direct and indirect tax revenues for the Government of India and played a significant role in stabilizing the Goods and Services Tax (GST). He also played a critical role in formulating India's economic response to the pandemic, including the rollout of various relief measures and economic stimulus packages.

 US-India Tax Forum:

The US-India Tax Forum was officially launched on February 25, 2020, and the initiative is to provide member companies with a platform to engage with relevant government officials on tax issues as they conduct business in the US-India corridor, discuss the future of taxation, and how businesses and governments can work together in a global world to improve the ease of doing business environment.

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As the head of the US-India Tax Forum, Tarun Bajaj will leverage his extensive experience in tax administration and policymaking to guide the forum's efforts in fostering stronger tax cooperation between the United States and India.

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