Soon you will be able to access details about your income tax returns (ITR) and its processing on your cellphone. As the income tax (I-T) department is all set to enhance host of taxpayer-related services and shift to a new e-return filing platform in the coming months. The new platform will come with various services, including one which will allow tax payers to check details such as refunds, deductions and tax demands on their cellphone.
The new software, which allows taxpayers to access details of his ITR on smart phone, is being developed with the help of TCS. The new service will be part of the upgraded online return filing portal which will be launched in the next couple of months. The department already hosts services like viewing of tax credits, Annual Information Return (AIR), Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) status, various tax related forms and Tax Return Preparer Scheme (TRPS).
“The new platform will also have a new service called ‘Form View’ wherein after filling required details for ITR one can view how the system would process the form and also make corrections if needed which is expected to reduce the errors and rectification applications.