Isn’t it exciting! Income Tax has launched a new portal for e-filing. It is named ‘e-filing2.0’. What are the new changes? Will it be easier to use than the previous one. Let’s discuss and learn more about it.
Income Tax Portal is in its initial stage, So there may be some issues sometimes like delay in opening the website, slow in filling the detail. So if you are facing these issues and worried about how to file your returns, you can choose the offline option for now. Infosys has said and regretted these glitches. The new URL for the website is www.incometax.gov.in.
Thank you all for being patient with us during our transition to the new e-filing portal. The e-filing 2.0 went live at 8:45pm today & represents an important milestone in our constant endeavour to make the compliance experience more taxpayer friendly.— Income Tax India (@IncomeTaxIndia) June 7, 2021
Despite all these glitches, the new portal is very much sorted in comparison to the previous one. Representation of the portal is very effective. Additionally, there are many videos for awareness about different income tax topics and processes. You will find some sections like:
- Authorized Partners
- Pending Actions
For News and updates, you have to scroll down and access the folder. All the resources are mentioned for ITR related problems.
How to Log In?
As for the user id, you can use the PAN card number or the Aadhar number which is linked. Thereafter, you will receive an access message. After that entering your password you will be completely logged in.
You will need to update your profile step by step. You will find a dashboard and a Modified “You ask and we Answer” section in it. By clicking on this section you can ask all the queries related to income tax file returns and other services provided. you will not need any professional guide for the problems, only by visiting and learning the portal you will be able to do all of it by yourself.
This is the main attraction of the portal in comparison to the previous portal. It is very much user-friendly now. You will need to select a mode of filing to proceed. There are two modes mentioned in the portal
- Offline (using HTML utility)
- Online (recommended)
You will then need to choose your type of income tax form according to your income. If you do not know which type of form you should fill then help is there to help you out. Some beneficial services will be available only when the profile update is done 100%. The new portal also includes all-new mobile app services for tax-related issues. File your returns now in a more easy manner!
For more updates like these, keep watching this space!