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New e-filing portal from today: Here's how it would benefit income-tax payers

While processing income-tax returns and refunds faster, the new portal will also provide multiple options such as net banking, UPI, credit card and RTGS/NEFT from any account of the taxpayer in any bank for payment of taxes

June 07, 2021 / 12:15 PM IST

The tax department looks set to make return filing an easier process for users. Towards this endeavour, the Income Tax Department is moving to a new taxpayer friendly e-filing portal.

Set to become operational from today, the new portal, in the words of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), “will provide taxpayers convenience and a modern, seamless experience."

For a vast majority of taxpayers, especially by those who do not have income from multiple sources, this is a welcome move. It would lower the need for running around to collect documents or approaching specialists while filing returns.

Here's what the new income-tax portal offers.