As many as 1.19 crore revenue tax returns (ITRs) for the present fiscal 2021-22 have been filed up to now and greater than 8.83 crore distinctive taxpayers have logged in to the revenue tax portal until September 7, stated the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) – the apex physique which heads the Income Tax (I-T) division. In an announcement on Wednesday, September 8, the Income Tax division highlighted that a lot of technical points on the brand new ITR portal are being progressively addressed, to resolve any grievances on the earliest.
The I-T division added that the each day common of taxpayers logging into the portal has elevated to 15.55 lakh in September 2021 and the each day common of returns on revenue filed for the present fiscal has elevated to 3.2 lakh.
More than 76.2 lakh taxpayers have used the net utility of the portal to file the returns, in accordance with the Central Board of Direct Taxes. An common of 8,285 notices for the e-proceedings are being issued and as many as 5,889 responses have been filed this month each day.
More than 10.60 lakh statutory varieties have been submitted, together with 7.86 lakh TDS statements, amongst different such paperwork. The Aadhaar- PAN linking has been achieved by round 66.44 lakh taxpayers, in accordance with the federal government assertion.
In 2019, software program main Infosys was given a contract to develop the brand new revenue tax e-filing portal – www.incometax.gov.in, which was launched on June 7, 2021. Taxpayers reported glitches and technical difficulties for the reason that day of the portal’s launch.
Last month, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman summoned Infosys CEO Salil Parekh over the technical glitches that proceed to plague the portal. The finance minister has given time until September 15 for resolving all points.