NEW DELHI, Feb. 12 -- THE CBDT will hold a nationwide review of cases pending at the ITAT and high courts level on Wednesday as part of a proposed scheme announced in the budget to settle disputed tax cases between the I-T Department and taxpayer, officials said.

Meanwhile, the Union Cabinet also approved changes in the 'Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Bill, 2020' on Wednesday with a view to increase its scope to cover litigations pending in various debt recovery tribunals (DRTs).

The officials said a video conference-based interaction will be undertaken by the CBDT member in-charge with all regional chiefs of the department in the country.

The agenda, they said, is to review data on pendency of high courts and Income Tax Appellate Tribunals...