With technical issues affecting tax payer companies even eight days after the launch of latest revenue tax e-filing portal, senior finance ministry officers might be holding an interactive assembly on June 22 with Infosys officers on the glitches.
“Different stakeholders together with members from ICAI, auditors, consultants and taxpayers will even be part of the interplay. The brand new portal has been fraught with a number of technical glitches/points resulting in taxpayer inconvenience,” the central board of direct taxes stated in a press release.
Written representations on the issues/difficulties confronted within the portal have additionally been invited from the stakeholders. Representatives from Infosys group might be current to reply queries, make clear points and obtain inputs on the working of the portal, to take away glitches and kind out points confronted by the taxpayers, it stated.
On Monday, the revenue tax division relaxed norms to permit submission of revenue tax compliance varieties 15CA/15B in handbook format to the authorised sellers until June 30 for any remittances to non-residents.
“In view of the difficulties reported by taxpayers in digital submitting of revenue tax varieties 15CA/15CB on the portal www.incometax.gov.in, it has been determined that taxpayers can submit the aforesaid varieties in handbook format to the authorised sellers until June thirtieth, 2021. Authorised sellers are suggested to just accept such varieties until June thirtieth, 2021 for the aim of overseas remittances. A facility might be supplied on the brand new e-filing portal to add these varieties at a later date for the aim of era of the Doc Identification Quantity,” the CBDT had stated in a press release.
Earlier, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had additionally flagged vendor Infosys concerning the technical difficulties being confronted by tax payers.
Customers of the brand new revenue tax e-filing portal has been complaining of difficulties in accessing numerous companies because the web site was launched on June 7. The a lot touted new consumer pleasant e-filing portal was aimed toward easing service supply from rapid processing of revenue tax returns (ITRs) to concern fast refunds to taxpayers.