With the launch of the new e-filing portal, users had to face a lot of trouble. There was a lot of fun on this in social media too. On the matter, the Finance Minister has asked the co-founder of Infosys to rectify the loopholes.
Finance Minister seeks reply from Nandan Nilekani of Infosys on e-filing portal
The new income tax e-filing portal was launched by the Income Tax Department on Monday night. It has been started with the aim of simplifying the process of tax refund including filing of ITR, but on the very first day taxpayers faced a lot of difficulties. There was a lot of jokes about this on social media too. Therefore, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also tweeted on this matter. Not only this, he also sought an answer from Nandan Nilekani, co-founder of Infosys.
It is known that the responsibility of designing and maintaining the new e-filing portal has been given to IT company Infosys. In such a situation, the Finance Minister has asked Nilekani to look into this to plug the flaws in the website. do.”
The Finance Minister wrote in the tweet, “The much awaited e-filing portal 2.0 was launched last night at 20:45 pm. I found many complaints and errors in my TL. Hope the quality of service being provided by @Infosys and @NandanNilekani will not disappoint us and our taxpayers. Ease of compliance should be our priority.”
There was delay in launching
It was announced by the Income Tax Department that the new portal would be launched on the morning of 7 June, but due to some technical reasons it could not work. So the department launched it late at night. Even during this time people had to face problems. It is to be known that due to the introduction of the new portal, the Income Tax Department had kept the old portal closed till 1-6th.
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