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Despite teething issues, e-filing process largely smooth: CBDT spokesperson

'The faceless assessment scheme in India draws upon the best practices of the UK HRMC and Australian ATO'

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A cursory look at the historical data with regard to the ITR filings would suffice to show that, notwithstanding the teething issues, the e-filing process has been largely smooth

Surabhi Ahluwalia
This is with reference to the article titled “Torture under transparent taxation” by Debashis Basu, published in the Business Standard on January 17, 2022. In the backdrop of the recently introduced structural reforms, the Income Tax Department (ITD) would like to record certain facts to rectify the wrong impression sought to be created by the article.  

Malfunctioning of the e-filing portal: The Integrated E-filing & Centralised Processing Centre (CPC) 2.0 Project of the ITD (CPC 2.0 Project) was launched with the overall objective of smoothening the process of e-filing and processing of ITRs. Sustained interaction with the

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First Published: Jan 19 2022 | 11:12 PM IST

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