The brand new tax cost system will probably be launched on June 18, 2021 after the advance tax instalment date to keep away from any taxpayer inconvenience.
“The brand new e-filing portal is aimed toward offering taxpayer comfort and a contemporary, seamless expertise to taxpayers,” the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) mentioned in a press release Saturday.
“That is one other initiative by CBDT in direction of offering ease of compliance to its taxpayers and different stakeholders,” the Board added.
The brand new e-filing portal can have a freed from price ITR preparation software program on-line and offline with interactive questions to assist taxpayers fill out their returns, with pre-filling, for minimizing knowledge entry effort.
To start with, ITRs 1, four will probably be out there for preparation, each on-line and offline, and ITR 2 ,offline, will probably be out there.
Facility for preparation of ITRs 3, 5, 6, 7 will probably be made out there shortly, the Board mentioned.
Taxpayers will be capable to proactively replace their profile to supply sure particulars of revenue together with wage, home property, enterprise/career which will probably be utilized in pre-filling their ITR. Detailed enablement of pre-filling with wage revenue, curiosity, dividend and capital positive factors will probably be out there after TDS and SFT statements are uploaded (due date is June 30th, 2021).
A brand new name heart for taxpayer help for instant solutions to taxpayer queries with FAQs, tutorials, movies and chatbot/dwell agent will even be made out there. A cellular app which can have all key portal features which will probably be enabled subsequently.
The brand new portal will even show all interactions or pending actions on a single dashboard for follow-up motion by taxpayer.
In preparation for the transition to the brand new system, the prevailing e-filing portal is not going to be out there to each taxpayers in addition to division officers until June 6, the Board had mentioned final month.
Whereas taxpayers use the e-filing portal to file income tax returns and think about different particulars, officers of the tax division together with assessing officers, chief revenue tax officers for enchantment and principal commissioner revenue tax work together with taxpayers by way of e-proceedings by means of the portal.
Officers additionally use the portal for issuing of notices, present trigger notices and getting response to varied e-proceedings. issuing questionnaires, summons, letters, responding to excellent tax demand and even speaking ultimate orders in evaluation, appeals, exemption and penalties.