By Priyanka Sharma.
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
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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