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‘Taxpayer’s Lounge’ has been launched by CBDT, says all glitches with I-T Portal has been fixed.

November 15, 2021: As per the ANI report, on November 14, The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has said that all the glitches and hiccups with online filing of income tax returns have been resolved.

JB Mohapatra, who is the Chairman of CBDT has said that all the glitches and hiccups regarding filing of income tax returns have been resolved and on an average two lakhs fifty thousand income tax returns are being filed per day.

To promote trust and foster awareness, a ‘Taxpayers’ Lounge’ has been set up by The Income Tax Department on Sunday at the India International Trade Fair.

The Taxpayers’ Lounge was inaugurated by Mohapatra in order to increase awareness regarding the various services that are being provided by the department to taxpayers and to facilitate compliance with the various income tax rules and regulations.

As per a statement, the Taxpayers’ Lounge seeks to promote an atmosphere of trust between the Department and the Taxpayers and also to aware them about the initiatives that has been taken by the Department in recent time and the Lounge will be at the IITF till November 27.

With the help of the Taxpayers’ Lounge, assistance will be provided in application for PAN/e-PAN, linking of Aadhaar-PAN and other PAN related queries. Assistance in queries related to e-Filing and Form 26AS would also be provided through the said Lounge. The statement also added that the lounge will also be used for getting feedback regarding the problems that are being faced by the taxpayers.

Furthermore, the taxpayers will also be able to access the new Annual Information Statement (AIS), which includes additional categories of information like dividends, interests, MF transactions and securities, etc. on the e-filing portal. Last month, the list of high-value financial transactions has been expanded by the I-T Department which would be available to the taxpayers in their Form 26AS by entering details of MF purchases, foreign remittances, and information in ITRs of other taxpayers.

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