Taxation Committee meeting was held in POC on March 24th 2015. Rev. Fr. Varghese Vallikkatt presided
over the meeting and Rev.Dr. Thomas Manjakunnel CMI welcomed the participants. Mr. Alocious Alathara presented
the report of previous meeting held on 24 February 2015.Sri. Jose Kannamythanam, Advocate of High
Court of Kerala presented the current situation of the case. Sri. L. Kuriakose read the order issued by the Chief
commissioner of Income Tax Department in which it was stated that the TDS will not be insisted on the income
of Religious people until an order of the Court is issued to deduct tax at source of income.
The meeting decided to submit a petition to the CBDT before 30th March 2015. The meeting delegated Rev.
Fr. Varghese Vallikkatt to present the magnitude of the matter, before the Bishop dignitaries and thereby to make
arrangements to present the case before the Finance Minister, Govt. of India, Sri. Arun Jaitlee.