Whilst greater than 3.5 crore revenue tax returns (ITRs) have been filed on the brand new e-filing portal of the division, after it had confronted glitches earlier this 12 months quickly after its launch in June, high finance ministry officers reviewed its efficiency on Thursday together with Infosys managing director Salil Parekh.
After the portal had confronted technical points, finance ministry had requested Infosys, which manages the platform, to handle the issues on high precedence.
Infosys has developed the brand new revenue tax e-filing portal, ‘www.incometax.gov.in’.
In a press release on Thursday, the finance ministry mentioned that Income Secretary within the ministry Tarun Bajaj together with different senior officers held a evaluate assembly concerning the portal with Mr Parekh.
As briefed by Infosys, numerous steps have been taken, together with augmentation of the technical infrastructure and organising of a devoted struggle room to watch the efficiency of the portal, it mentioned.
In line with the assertion, Infosys has assured the ministry about its preparedness to make sure a clean submitting season to instill confidence among the many taxpayers.
“As on December 15, 3.59 crore ITRs have been filed on the brand new e-filing portal. The variety of ITRs filed per day has crossed 6 lakh and growing on a regular basis because the prolonged due date of December 31, 2021 is approaching,” the assertion mentioned.
Practically 52 per cent of those ITRs have been filed utilizing the net ITR type on the portal and the steadiness have been uploaded utilizing the ITR created from the offline software program utilities, the assertion mentioned.
The ministry additionally mentioned that it was encouraging to notice that 3.11 crore returns have been e-verified and out of them, greater than 2.69 crore had been by Aadhaar-based one time password (OTP).
The method of e-verification by Aadhaar-based OTP and different strategies is necessary for the division to begin processing of the ITR and to concern refunds, if any.