I am very happy to inform that our esteemed association of AIFTP is going to be step into New era of 24th National Convention to be held at Lucknow the capital city of Uttar Pradesh wherein about 500 delegates are attending the said function and grace the occasion and make it memorable one. My tenure as a National President is coming to an end on 31.12.2021. After Pune 45th Foundation Day Celebrations and National Tax Conference of AIFTP, Western Zone again conducted One Day Solapur Tax Conference and another One Day Tax Conference at Ratnagiri. Both conferences well organized and attended, the papers and the technical sessions were also very well planned and within time schedule for the benefit of the members and delegates from the Solapur (Maharashtra) section of Western Zone, AIFTP. We are expecting to get 20 to 25 Life Members and the Solapur Tax Bar Association affiliated to AIFTP. i.e. on 4th December 2021. The Solapur Tax Bar and other AIFTP members has celebrated my birthday in a grand manner in the Inaugural Session on the day relating to Ratnagiri Tax Bar Association. I personally requested the Chairman and the Vice Chairman to please enroll as an Association Member of AIFTP for the cause of fraternity knowledge development and they have agreed to join with AIFTP along with 10 to 20 Life Member on 5th of December, 2021. The reception and hospitality were very much impressed by me as a National President in this journey of 2021. Coming to the future programmes, we are having One Day Vindhya Tax Conference at Rewa on 18th December 2021, and on 22nd of December, 2021 we are having another One Day Tax Conference at Hyderabad by the AIFTP (SZ) and finally at Lucknow.
Relating to the Direct Tax Journal, the team of Journal Committee from Mumbai Dr. K. Shivaram, Sr. Advocate and Past President, AIFTP, CA. Mitesh Kotecha, Shri Kishor Vanjara, CA. Janak K. Vaghani, National Vice President, AIFTP (WZ) and Editor Shri K. Gopal, Advocate and all Journal Committee Members worked tremendously and designed Executive Journal for the entire year of 2021. I am very thankful to all of them for the great and excellent work rendered towards the fraternity of AIFTP. In this connection, I would like to request all the members of AIFTP to generously subscribe the Direct Tax Journal for the benefit of professionals in their day-to-day transaction before various authorities physically and virtually from time to time. The Direct Tax Journal is a mouth piece of AIFTP from the last so many years. All activities carried over by the Direct Tax Journal for the members information in a large way, I must congratulate all the article writers in this journal of Direct & Indirect Taxes for their valuable co-operation in relating to the excellent topics which are worth reading & useful for all the fraternity in relating to Direct Tax, some of Indirect Tax (GST) also. Once again I thankful to the all members of AIFTP connected with the Nobel cause of educational service without any self-benefit by the Federation. The team work once again proved a great workmanship. Wish you Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year & Pongal.
Long live AIFTP
M. Srinivasa Rao
National President, AIFTP