FM to Launch Better ‘Single Window’ Website For Taxpayers
A website launched by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley through which taxpayers now able to perform their I-T related works like filing returns or applying for a PAN card. An updates version of the existing website of the Income Tax department – www.incometaxindia.gov.in is now acting as a ‘single window’ for all activities and online services offered by the I-ZT department, officials said.
The website can handle many hits at a time i.e. it is more user friendly and robust. It is also more customer friendly and have enhanced features. The new website allow the taxpayers to file their I-T returns online and even apply for a PAN from this portal which was till now hosted on a different official web address of the department.
An official said that the spruced up website is more robust and can handle the pressure of numerous hits at one time. As compared to the earlier version the new one is more colourful with different icons marking separate activities.The website also provide the information about the I-T Act, various notices and circulars being issued from time to time and regular developments in the department.
The central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) had envisaged such a website in its ambitious Vision 2020 document prepared a few years back and the new website will be a culmination of efforts to give better services to taxpayers.
With the presence of Senior officials of CBDT and I-T department the finance minister Arun jailtley launch the enhanced portal tomorrow by the click of a button from his office in North Block here in the presence of senior officials of CBDT and I-T department.