Team Blitz India
New Delhi: The e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department showcased its efficacy by processing over 30 lakh audit reports, including around 29.5 lakh Tax Audit Reports, by the September 30 deadline for AY 2023-24. The digital platform provided taxpayers and tax professionals with a smooth and hassle-free experience, efficiently managing the heavy traffic.
As part of their commitment to support taxpayers, the department executed around 55.4 lakh outreach initiatives through various channels like emails, SMSs, and social media, and also uploaded informational videos on the portal. These concerted measures ensured timely compliance, helping users navigate the e-filing process effortlessly.
In a release, the Income-tax Department expressed its gratitude to taxpayers and tax experts for timely compliance. The tax audit report had to be submitted by September 30 of the applicable assessment year by those who had their books audited. “More than 30.75 lakh audit reports, including about 29.5 lakh Tax Audit Reports have been filed for AY 2023-24 on the e-filing portal till the end of the due date (September 30),” the release added.
“The e-filing helpdesk team has handled approximately 2.36 lakh queries from the taxpayers in the month of September 2023 supporting the taxpayers and tax professionals proactively during the filing period, helping them resolve any complexity involved,” the release added.