Tax Policy Research Unit
The Tax Policy Research Unit (TRPU) is a committee constituted by the government of India to update India’s tax policy and its administration. It is a multi-disciplinary body comprising of officers from CBDT and CBEC, economists, statisticians, researchers and legal experts. Its objectives are:
- Conduct studies on different topics under fiscal and tax policies suggested by the CBDT and the CBEC; and also to conduct an independent analysis of these topics.
- Prepare and distribute policy and background papers on different issues of tax policy.
- Help the Tax Policy Council (headed by the Finance Minister) to take suitable tax policy decisions.
- Collaborate with the State Commercial Tax Departments.