Government has said that more than two crore income tax returns have been filed through e-filing portal and it has "substantially stabilised"
Central Board of Direct Taxes has directed the income tax department to accept all pending tax settlement cases applications till September 30, 2021
The September 15, 2021 deadline which had been given to IT giant Infosys for fixing the problems on the e-filing portal, will expire today.
Amid glitches being reported in the income tax filing e-portal, the Income Tax Department has said that it is continuously engaged with Infosys.
ITR Filing 2021-22: The daily average of taxpayers logging into the income tax e-filing portal has increased to 15.55 lakh and the daily average of ITRs filed has increased to 3.2 lakh.
The Finance Ministry has given time till September 30, 2021 to taxpayers for filing applications before the Interim Board of Settlement.
Central Board of Direct Taxes has said that rules have been eased to ensure that document verification of faceless assessees is done electronically.
Refunds worth Rs 67,401 crore have been issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes to around 24 lakh taxpayers between April 1 and August 30, 2021.
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued the rules and separate accounts within the PF account shall be maintained.
ITR 2020-21: Taxpayers have been urged by the income tax department to send online responses so that their refunds can be expedited.
Keeping in mind the difficulties being faced by taxpayers in filing various taxes, CBDT has extended dates for electronically filing of these taxes.
The scheme provides for settlement of disputed tax, disputed interests, disputed penalty or disputed fees.
Finance Ministry has summoned the CEO of Infosys, Salil Parekh on August 23, to give an explanation over continuing glitches in the e-filing portal.
The Income Tax Department has said that it will refund all late fees amount and excess interest paid by taxpayers while filing returns for 2020-21.
The Income Tax Department on Wednesday said it will refund the excess interest and late fee paid by taxpayers due to software error while filing ITR for 2020-21.