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Soon, filing income tax returns may get easier with pre-filled forms

Apart from this, the tax department is trying to ease the process for the assessee

CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra
CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra

Taxpayers may soon get relief from the hassles of filling up income tax (I-T) return forms. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sushil Chandra on Tuesday said the forms might soon come “pre-filled”. Once this starts, details such as income, income sources, and personal details would be filled up by the I-T department. The user would need to endorse the form, which will save their time. This would also enable the government to process it faster, Chandra said on the sidelines of an event organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).  Apart ...