ITR news in Hindi | More than 40,000 ITRs are being filled daily on the new Income Tax portal
ITR is being filled on the new Income Tax Portal
- Every day around 8-10 lakh people are logging into the new portal.
- Around 40,000 IT returns are being filed every day.
- Over 62 lakh requests for linking Aadhaar with PAN have been received on the portal
New Delhi : The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said that a total of 24,781 responses have been received so far under e-action on the new income tax portal, and more than 40,000 ITRs are being filed daily. The CBDT also said that it is making war footing efforts to rectify the technical glitches at the new site.
Chartered accountants say that they are experiencing problems even a month after the launch of the portal. In response to an email to PTI in this regard, the CBDT said that users are complaining on certain issues related to non-availability of Income Tax Returns 3, 5, 6 and 7, while in some cases ITR filing, e-verification or Problems logging into the portal have been reported, and corrective measures are being taken.
The CBDT said that in order to simplify the facilities, corrective measures are being taken based on the opinion of the taxpayers, tax professionals and representatives of ICAI. The CBDT, the apex body for Income Tax Affairs, said that the department is continuously engaging with Infosys to expedite resolution of any pending issues and to make all the remaining facilities available at the earliest.
CBDT said that at present around 8-10 lakh people are logging into the new portal every day and on an average 40,000 IT returns are being filed. The tax body informed that over 62 lakh Aadhaar linking requests have been received on the portal, around 4.87 lakh e-PANs have been issued and 1.32 lakh DSC registrations have been completed. The functionality for faceless assessment of taxpayers has been created and 24,781 responses from taxpayers have been received with 1.42 lakh attachments since 10 July 2021.
Several chartered accountants had pointed out technical glitches in the functioning of the new income tax portal and pointed out that some of the major works like e-Proceedings and Digital Signature Certificate are yet to start. Also some foreign firms are facing problem in login to the portal.
The CBDT in its reply also said that senior officials of the Finance Ministry are holding regular meetings with the team members of Infosys and external stakeholders like ICAI. The board said that concerted efforts are being made to resolve any pending issues.
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