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Income Tax Office Chennai (Latest Information)

Chennai is one of the fastest-growing cities in India. New developments in the region of Tamil Nadu have made it India’s top four contributors in tax collections from 2021 to 2022. The Income Tax Office Chennai reported a record of tax collection of INR 90,180 crores. Tamil Nadu and Puducherry fall under the jurisdiction of the Chennai headquarters. 

The Income-tax office in Chennai has one Principal chief commissioner of Income Tax. The Pr. CCIT has eight chief commissioners of Income-Tax and one DGIT. The Pr. CCIT has jurisdiction over the region. The CCIT has territorial jurisdiction. The DGIT of investigation controls the Search and Seizure operations and monitors them centrally.

There are separate commissioners for each of the following divisions- Exemption, Vigilance, Intelligence and Criminal Investigation, International Taxation, and Pricing. All are posted in Chennai.

Chennai also has a Regional Training Institute headed by an Additional Director General of IT. It is under the administrative control of DGIT of the National Academy of Direct Taxes in Nagpur.

This article tries to answer the basic questions of our readers like who the commissioner is, the work timings of the IT office, contact number, etc.

Who Is Income Tax Commissioner Chennai?

At present, the Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry is Ravichandran Ramaswamy. He is an IRS Officer from the 1987 batch. He took charge on June 17, 2022.

Income Tax Department Chennai Complaint Cell

The Income Tax Department of Chennai has a complaint cell to listen to the issues of the taxpayers and help them. If the taxpayer is facing any problem related to their tax refunds or has any kinds of grievances they can reach out at 044-28338314.

The Tamil Nadu Income Tax Department website also has a feedback form where you can give your suggestions to the department for improvement. 

You will have to enter your name, phone number, email, and subject with your message and a captcha at the end. Do try it, if you have any valuable suggestions!

Income Tax Office Chennai Address

The Address of the Headquarter of the Income tax department’s Chennai office is- 

Ayakar Bhawan, 121, M G Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai- 600034, Tamil Nadu, India.

Income Tax Office Chennai Contact Number

The Income tax department of Tamil Nadu has a special number to report Tax Evasion. If you would like to report any such activity dial this number- 1800-425-6669.

Income Tax Office Chennai Working Days

The Income Tax Office is open from Mon to Sat. It is closed on government holidays.

Income Tax Office Chennai Timings

The Income Tax Office also follows the same working hours as any other government office. The work timings are given on the official website of the Income Tax Department of India Mon to Sat: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

However, in case of emergencies or work requirements, the IT officers have to work late.

Income Tax Office Chennai Officers List

  1. The Income-tax officer list can be accessed directly from the website: Visit the website tnincometax 
  2. Now, at the top, you will see several menu options. Click on the Telephone Directory.
  3. You will be directed to another page. A pdf file containing the name, designation, office address, and phone numbers of all the employees working for the Income Tax Department of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will open.
  4. Use the search option to navigate through the file and find the relevant information.

FAQs: Income Tax Office Chennai

What is the name of Chennai Commissioner?

The name of Chennai’s commissioner is Ravichandran Swamy.


The Income tax office in Chennai is the headquarter of the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry region of India. Chennai contributed about 90,00 crores through tax collections in the fiscal year of 2021-2022. The Income Tax Department is in Chennai and Coimbatore. The Principal Chief Commissioner of the Income-tax is the head of the IT Chennai Office. The office has a special toll-free number to report tax evasions and to sort out refunds and grievances of the taxpayers.

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