FM launches a new tax payer service module Aaykar Setu

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A new tax payer service module ‘Aaykar Setu’, was launched by the Union Finance Minister.

Objective of New service

  • To enhance mobile access experience, a mobile responsive android version was also released along with the desktop version.
  • This e-initiative would help in reducing physical interface between assesses and tax assessing authorities and thereby minimizing the chances of any tax harassment.
  • Effort by the Income Tax Department (ITD) to directly communicate with the taxpayers, on a range of multiple informative and useful tax services aimed at providing tax information at their fingertips.

  • The module compiles various tax tools, live chat facility, dynamic updates, and important links to various processes within the Income Tax Department in a single module.

  • The tax payers will also be able to receive regular updates regarding important tax dates, forms and notifications on mobile numbers registered with the ITD.
  • All taxpayers who wish to receive such SMS alerts are advised to register their mobile numbers in the Aaykar Setu module.


Source : Pib

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