FAQs

CATEGORY I: NON-SALARIED TAXPAYER

Every PAN Card Holder in Individual, HUF, LLP or Partnership Category as on 31st March 2018 are eligible to self-nominate under this category.
Go to or by clicking URL received by you through e-mail ,SMS or Whatsapp you can open the Award website and self nominate by filling up the nomination form and answering multiple choice questions.
Nomination form has been kept very simple and if you have your information like PAN and other basic details ready , it should not take more than 10 minute to fill the nomination form.
Nomination entries after a certain date will be blocked and system will analyse completeness and correctness of basic information. Organizing team reserve the right to reject any incomplete application. Marking will be done and it will be audited by third party auditor appointed. Runner ups will be eligible to get support against their nomination through website link opened on the award website. Any PAN card holder can support one Nominee under each category. Top Grossing Tax Payers with higher marks and higher supports selected by Auditor will be presented in strict confidence to Jury members. Their decision will be final to announce the winner and in the entire process organizing committee reserve the right to conduct any secondary or primary search to validate suspicious claims made by Nominee. Support process will have CAPTCHA control and will not allow Non-PAN holder more than one support per category.
Not Necessary, you should check your name in the list on the website during the dates open for support
No , you will get notified if there are errors at the time of filling up of form, no notification will be sent after that.

CATEGORY II: MSME

Every MSME (includes SMEs) as on 31st March 2018 registered with Ministry of MSME or having Udyog Aadhar Number or GST , are eligible to self-nominate under this category.
Go to or by clicking URL received by you through e-mail ,SMS or Whatsapp you can open the Award website and self nominate by filling up the nomination form and answering multiple choice questions.
Nomination form has been kept very simple and if you have your information like PAN and other basic details ready , it should not take more than 10 minute to fill the nomination form.
Nomination entries after a certain date will be blocked and system will analyse completeness and correctness of basic information. Organizing team reserve the right to reject any incomplete application. Marking will be done and it will be audited by third party auditor appointed. Runner ups will be eligible to get support against their nomination through website link opened on the award website. Any PAN card holder can support one Nominee under each category. Top Grossing Tax Payers with higher marks and higher supports selected by Auditor will be presented in strict confidence to Jury members. Their decision will be final to announce the winner and in the entire process organizing committee reserve the right to conduct any secondary or primary search to validate suspicious claims made by Nominee. Support process will have CAPTCHA control and will not allow Non-PAN holder more than one support per category.
Not Necessary, you should check your name in the list on the website during the dates open for support
No , you will get notified if there are errors at the time of filling up of form, no notification will be sent after that.

CATEGORY III: CORPORATE

Every Large Corporate in 3 sub-category (Less than 500 Cr , Between 500- 5000 Crore and Above 5000 Crore ) as on 31st March 2018 , are eligible to self-nominate under this category.
Go to or by clicking URL received by you through e-mail ,SMS or Whatsapp you can open the Award website and self nominate by filling up the nomination form and answering multiple choice questions.
Nomination form has been kept very simple and if you have your information like PAN and other basic details ready , it should not take more than 10 minute to fill the nomination form.
Nomination entries after a certain date will be blocked and system will analyse completeness and correctness of basic information. Organizing team reserve the right to reject any incomplete application. Marking will be done and it will be audited by third party auditor appointed. Runner ups will be eligible to get support against their nomination through website link opened on the award website. Any PAN card holder can support one Nominee under each category. Top Grossing Tax Payers with higher marks and higher supports selected by Auditor will be presented in strict confidence to Jury members. Their decision will be final to announce the winner and in the entire process organizing committee reserve the right to conduct any secondary or primary search to validate suspicious claims made by Nominee. Support process will have CAPTCHA control and will not allow Non-PAN holder more than one support per category.
Not Necessary, you should check your name in the list on the website during the dates open for support
No , you will get notified if there are errors at the time of filling up of form, no notification will be sent after that.

CATEGORY IV: TAX TECHNOLOGY SERVICE PROVIDERS

Every Tax Technology Service providers including ERP, ASP, GSP , Cloud based Tax Technology tools providers as on 31st March 2018 , are eligible to self-nominate under this category.
Go to or by clicking URL received by you through e-mail ,SMS or Whatsapp you can open the Award website and self nominate by filling up the nomination form and answering multiple choice questions.
Nomination form has been kept very simple and if you have your information like PAN and other basic details ready , it should not take more than 10 minute to fill the nomination form.
Nomination entries after a certain date will be blocked and system will analyse completeness and correctness of basic information. Organizing team reserve the right to reject any incomplete application. Marking will be done and it will be audited by third party auditor appointed. Runner ups will be eligible to get support against their nomination through website link opened on the award website. Any PAN card holder can support one Nominee under each category. Top Grossing Tax Payers with higher marks and higher supports selected by Auditor will be presented in strict confidence to Jury members. Their decision will be final to announce the winner and in the entire process organizing committee reserve the right to conduct any secondary or primary search to validate suspicious claims made by Nominee. Support process will have CAPTCHA control and will not allow Non-PAN holder more than one support per category.
Not Necessary, you should check your name in the list on the website during the dates open for support
No , you will get notified if there are errors at the time of filling up of form, no notification will be sent after that.

CATEGORY V: FACILITATORS & INTERMEDIARIES

Every Tax Compliance & Audit Service Providers ( Not Statutory Auditors) , Customs Brokers and Tax Return Preparers as on 31st March 2018 , are eligible to self-nominate under this category.
Go to or by clicking URL received by you through e-mail ,SMS or Whatsapp you can open the Award website and self nominate by filling up the nomination form and answering multiple choice questions.
Nomination form has been kept very simple and if you have your information like PAN and other basic details ready , it should not take more than 10 minute to fill the nomination form.
Nomination entries after a certain date will be blocked and system will analyse completeness and correctness of basic information. Organizing team reserve the right to reject any incomplete application. Marking will be done and it will be audited by third party auditor appointed. Runner ups will be eligible to get support against their nomination through website link opened on the award website. Any PAN card holder can support one Nominee under each category. Top Grossing Tax Payers with higher marks and higher supports selected by Auditor will be presented in strict confidence to Jury members. Their decision will be final to announce the winner and in the entire process organizing committee reserve the right to conduct any secondary or primary search to validate suspicious claims made by Nominee. Support process will have CAPTCHA control and will not allow Non-PAN holder more than one support per category.
Not Necessary, you should check your name in the list on the website during the dates open for support
No , you will get notified if there are errors at the time of filling up of form, no notification will be sent after that.

CATEGORY VI: FISCAL JOURNALIST / COLUMNIST

Every Fiscal Journalists / Columnist in Print , Broadcast and Online Blogger ( Private or Social like LinkedIn, Twitter) as on 31st March 2018 , are eligible to self-nominate under this category.
Go to or by clicking URL received by you through e-mail ,SMS or Whatsapp you can open the Award website and self nominate by filling up the nomination form and answering multiple choice questions.
Nomination form has been kept very simple and if you have your information like PAN and other basic details ready , it should not take more than 10 minute to fill the nomination form.
Nomination entries after a certain date will be blocked and system will analyse completeness and correctness of basic information. Organizing team reserve the right to reject any incomplete application. Marking will be done and it will be audited by third party auditor appointed. Runner ups will be eligible to get support against their nomination through website link opened on the award website. Any PAN card holder can support one Nominee under each category. Top Grossing Tax Payers with higher marks and higher supports selected by Auditor will be presented in strict confidence to Jury members. Their decision will be final to announce the winner and in the entire process organizing committee reserve the right to conduct any secondary or primary search to validate suspicious claims made by Nominee. Support process will have CAPTCHA control and will not allow Non-PAN holder more than one support per category.
Not Necessary, you should check your name in the list on the website during the dates open for support
No , you will get notified if there are errors at the time of filling up of form, no notification will be sent after that.

CATEGORY VII. TAX COMMISSIONERATES

Every Tax Commissionerate under 4 sub category i.e. CGST, SGST, Income Tax and Customs as on 31st March 2018 , are eligible and deemed nominated under this category.
Deemed nominated list will be available on the award site, no separate nomination required to be done by Commissioners/ Principal Commissioners.
It should not take more than 10 minute to fill the nomination form but for this category , all will be deemed nominated.
Any PAN card holder can support one Nominee under each category. Runner ups selected by Auditor will be presented in strict confidence to Jury members. Their decision will be final to announce the winner and in the entire process organizing committee reserve the right to conduct any secondary or primary search to validate suspicious claims made by Nominee. Support process will have CAPTCHA control and will not allow Non-PAN holder more than one support per category.
Not Necessary, you should check your name in the list on the website during the dates open for support
No , you will get notified if there are errors at the time of filling up of form, no notification will be sent after that.

CATEGORY VIII. INSTITUTIONAL GAME CHANGER

Institutional Game Changers impacting Tax Space from Government / PSU / State Agency / Joint Venture like GSTN, CPC, UIDAI, CEC, ICEGATE, NIC, NPCL, RBI, MSME etc as on 31st March 2018 , are eligible and deemed nominated under this category as decided by the organizing team in consultation with Jury.
Deemed nominated list will be available on the award site, no separate nomination required to be done by Commissioners/ Principal Commissioners. They will be directly opened up for support.
It should not take more than 10 minute to fill the nomination form but for this category , all will be deemed nominated.
Any PAN card holder can support one Nominee under each category. Runner ups selected by Auditor will be presented in strict confidence to Jury members. Their decision will be final to announce the winner and in the entire process organizing committee reserve the right to conduct any secondary or primary search to validate suspicious claims made by Nominee. Support process will have CAPTCHA control and will not allow Non-PAN holder more than one support per category.
Not Necessary, you should check your name in the list on the website during the dates open for support
No , you will get notified if there are errors at the time of filling up of form, no notification will be sent after that.