The new income tax portal https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal/ was launched by CBDT on 7th June, 2021. he portal has been redesigned so as to provide the facility of Income tax return filing in a modern and seamless manner.
STRUCTURE OF THE NEW INCOME TAX PORTAL
The new income portal can be assessed according to the following ways:
On the homepage, on top of the page there are respective tabs to find out how to check the refund, deductions, applicable forms, and the process to file the ITR..
After it, there are various services such as ITR status, refund status, linking of Aadhaar, and e-verification.
At the bottom of the page, there are various videos that will guide about the website
In case you wish to avail the services of the portal, the registration process must be completed.
BENEFITS OF NEW INCOME TAX FILING PORTAL
ITR PROCESSING: The new income tax portal will immediately process the income tax return filed by a taxpayer which enables quick refunds to the taxpayers.
Free ITR Preparation Software: The new portal provides free ITR preparation software for conveyance of taxpayers. Currently only ITR-1 and ITR-4 software are available online and offline, while ITR-2 is available only in online mode.
Call Centre Services: The new web portal with a ‘new call centre’ for immediate response to queries. Additionally, the call center will also deal with detailed faqs, tutorials, videos and chatbot/live agents etc.
Single Dashboard Interaction: A taxpayer can get all the details regarding interactions, uploads, and pending actions in a single dashboard along with the follow-up action.
Multiple Payment Options: The new portal will come with multiple payment options for a taxpayer which includes RTGS/ NEFT, credit card, UPI and net banking via any account of a taxpayer in any bank.
Mobile Application: Income tax department have also launched a new web development app where the taxpayer can easily access the app via a mobile network at any point in time.
Pre-filled ITRs: The new portal allows pre-filling of specific details which relates to Salary, house property, business/profession, interest, dividend and capital gains etc.
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Author- Adv.Shivam Kumar | Legel and content Executive, Taxblock India Pvt. Ltd