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Income-tax portal glitches and errors haunt last-minute tax filers

Many chartered accountants say that they didn’t receive the acknowledgement for the returns that were filed on December 30 and 31, 2021

January 14, 2022 / 02:47 PM IST
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Thousands of tax assessees and several chartered accountant associations in the country have complained of discrepancies in filed returns for the assessment year 2021-22.

This has led to furious responses from income tax professionals, who struggled to meet the deadline despite the errors cropping up in the new income tax portal. They would have to work hard again to resolve the problems faced by tax assessees.

No acknowledgement

Many people were surprised to log into the income tax website to find the ‘not filed’ status.