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FinMin summons Infosys chief Salil Parekh over bugs in income tax portal

Taxpayers have since faced numerous problems accessing and using the portal since the day of its launch

Salil Parekh, CEO & MD, Infosys
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Salil Parekh, CEO & MD, Infosys

Dilasha Seth New Delhi
The finance ministry has summoned Infosys managing director and chief executive officer Salil Parekh over troubles with the new income tax (I-T) e-filing portal. The website went live earlier this year, but has been marred by glitches since its launch on June 7.

Parekh has been called to appear before the finance ministry on Monday to explain to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman “as to why even after two and a half months since launch of the new e-filing portal, glitches have not been resolved,” the Ministry of Finance said in a tweet on Sunday.

“Since August 21, the portal itself became available,”

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First Published: Aug 22 2021 | 5:17 PM IST

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