The CBDT on Saturday stated a proposed new on-line tax cost system and a cellular app on its soon-to-be launched superior e-filing web site will probably be activated on June 18 even because the portal will go stay on Monday.
“It’s clarified that 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 CBDT stated in an announcement.
It had earlier stated that the upcoming web site will allow a brand new on-line tax cost system with a number of new cost choices utilizing web banking, UPI, bank card and RTGS/NEFT from any account of taxpayer in any financial institution, for simple cost of taxes.
“The cellular app can even be launched subsequent to the preliminary launch of the portal, to allow taxpayers to get acquainted with the assorted options,” the CBDT stated.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) frames coverage for the Earnings Tax Division and the e-filing web site is utilized by the taxpayers to file their tax returns and carry out different transactions with the division.
“Familiarisation with the brand new system might take a while, so, the division requests the endurance of all taxpayers/stakeholders for the preliminary interval after the launch of the brand new portal and whereas different functionalities get launched since it is a main transition,” the assertion stated.
It stated the brand new web site is aimed toward “offering taxpayer comfort and a contemporary, seamless expertise to taxpayers”.
It’s one other initiative by the CBDT in direction of offering ease of compliance to its taxpayers and different stakeholders, it added.
The brand new taxpayer-friendly portal is built-in with instant processing of Earnings Tax Returns (ITRs) to concern fast refunds to taxpayers and all interactions and uploads or pending actions will probably be displayed on a single dashboard for follow-up motion by the taxpayer, it stated.
It can even have a free ITR preparation software program with interactive questions to assist taxpayers to file ITRs 1, four (on-line and offline) and ITR 2 (offline) to start with and the ability for preparation of ITRs three, 5, 6, 7 will probably be made obtainable shortly, the assertion stated.
Taxpayers will be capable of proactively replace their profile to offer sure particulars of revenue together with wage, home property, enterprise/occupation which will probably be utilized in pre-filling their ITR within the new internet port.
Detailed enablement of pre-filling with wage revenue, curiosity, dividend and capital positive factors will probably be obtainable after TDS (tax deducted at supply) and SFT (assertion of economic transaction) statements are uploaded (due date June 30, 2021), it stated.
A brand new name heart for taxpayer help for immediate response to taxpayer queries can be deliberate and the portal can have detailed FAQs, person manuals, movies and chatbot/stay agent additionally.
Functionalities for submitting revenue tax types, add tax professionals, submit responses to notices in faceless scrutiny or appeals can be obtainable, the CBDT stated. The present internet portal is at present beneath a “blackout interval” of six days until June 6.