Income tax department had revamped it’s Income tax portal and new e-filing portal i.e. e-filing 2.0 was launched on 07.06.2021.
However people were facing many issues on same and people were criticizing the government for revamping the E-filing website when the old website was working fine.
We had discussed about some 20 issues which people were facing at: https://www.taxontips.com/around-20-issues-faced-by-taxpayers-and-professionals-on-the-new-e-filing-portal-e-filing-2-0/
Further, Income tax department had also relaxed the requirement to file Form 15CB and 15CA online till 30.06.2021 as the website was not working properly: https://www.taxontips.com/relaxation-in-online-filing-of-form-15ca-and-15cb-till-30-06-2021-press-release/
Now, Ministry of Finance has decided to meet the officers at Infosys who are handling the E-filing website on 22.06.2021, to discuss about the issues being faced and same was mentioned in a Press release as under:
“Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, will hold an interactive meeting on the 22nd of June, 2021, between 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM with Infosys (the vendor and its team) on issues/glitches in the recently launched e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department. Other stakeholders including members from ICAI, auditors, consultants and taxpayers will also be a part of the interaction. The new portal has been fraught with several technical glitches/issues leading to taxpayer inconvenience. Written representations on the problems/difficulties faced in the portal have also been invited from the stakeholders. Representatives from Infosys team will be present to answer queries, clarify issues and receive inputs on the working of the portal, to remove glitches and sort out issues faced by the taxpayers.”
As we can read the meeting will be held on 22.06.2021 and relaxation for 15CB and 15CA was provided till 30.06.2021 and hence one can expect the website to be fully functional till 30.06.2021.
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