The new Income Tax Department web site, which has been marred by glitches, has efficiently obtained over 25 lakh returns, greater than 3.57 crore distinctive logins and has allotted over 7.90 lakh e-PANs, in line with newest official knowledge on Thursday.
The portal has been launched on June 7 with the brand new area title www.incometax.gov.in, but it surely hit tough climate as numerous its functionalities didn’t operate correctly.
Official sources within the tax division, nonetheless, say that the e-filing 2.0 web site is now “gathering pace and processes are getting smooth”.
According to official knowledge accessed by PTI, the e-filing web site has seen 25,82,175 Income Tax Returns (ITRs) being filed efficiently, has registered 4,57,55,091 logins and three,57,47,303 distinctive logins by taxpayers over the past over two weeks time.
A complete of 80,23,266 ITRs have been drafted, over 6.07 lakh types have been drafted out of which 5,51,150 have been filed on the portal, the information said.
The web site additionally obtained 69,45,539 profitable requests for linking of the Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar, whereas it allotted 7,90,404 e-PANs over the platform.
A complete of two,92,601 digital signature certificates or DSC have additionally been obtained on the portal over the past over two weeks time interval, it stated.
The functionalities are getting smoothened now and they’re activated one after the opposite as is obvious by the figures that the brand new portal is processing, official sources stated.
We hope that the web site will likely be completely regular to make use of ahead of later, a senior tax division officer stated.
Officials stated over 1.5 lakh ITRs on daily basis are being filed on the portal since the previous couple of days.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday had stated that she wished that the Infosys-developed web site didn’t have such a launch and she or he hoped that the problems will likely be sorted out quickly.
“I wish it (technical issues) hadn’t happened this way. But we are correcting the course and sooner the portal will be as is planned, easy to use,” she instructed reporters.
“Infosys is quite closely working with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the ministry and rapidly, at least from what I hear from chartered accountants and income tax professionals, there is definitely a lot of improvement,” Sitharaman stated.
The authorities has thus far paid Rs 164.5 crore to Infosys between January 2019 to June 2021 for growing the portal.
Sitharaman had on June 22 referred to as a gathering with key officers of Infosys to evaluation the problems on the portal by which the ICAI representatives highlighted the problems confronted by taxpayers and tax professionals on the portal.