The new portal of Income Tax has been a huge headache for the taxpayers and tax professionals since the day of its launch. The situation is that despite the direct intervention of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman several times, the problem remains the same. Infosys, the company that created the portal, repeatedly sought time to resolve the problems. After all, what are the problems taxpayers are facing, see in this report.
The new Income Tax portal was launched about two and a half months back with the promise of providing world class experience, better features and convenience to the taxpayers. But far from advanced features, even the basic features of the portal are not working properly till date. The portal was closed on Saturday and Sunday. As a result, both taxpayers and tax professionals are worried.
Before launching the portal on June 7, the government announced to provide the facility of filing appeals online along with the facility of depositing tax through the portal, but both these features, far from being a problem for taxpayers to login to the portal. Is. Apart from this, there is also a problem with the slow speed of the portal. According to professionals, along with the problem of not completing the profile, there is also a problem in uploading the digital signature. Apart from this, old returns and details of taxpayers are also not visible. Even if the return is filed after hours of effort, then the verification is not being done on entering the OTP.
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There is also a different problem in front of the people doing business because the license of the company is not being renewed if the tax invoice is not uploaded. However, due to Covid, the government has extended the last date for filing returns till 30 September. But despite the intervention of the Finance Minister and several assurances from the portal maker Infosys, the difficulties are not reducing.
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Infosys MD & CEO Salil Parekh met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today regarding the discrepancies in the new Income Tax portal. Along with Parekh, officials from the technical team of Infosys also reached Mantralaya. Let us know that the new portal was launched on 7 June. The portal did not run properly even after two and a half months of launch. Even the basic features of the portal are not working. The portal remained closed for two days after which the FM took cognizance of the matter.
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