New Delhi: In a bid to enrich the taxpayer experience and stay abreast of emerging technologies, the Income Tax Department has unveiled an upgraded version of its national website, accessible at www.incometaxindia.gov.in. The reimagined website boasts a user-friendly interface, value-added enhancements, and novel modules. The ceremonial inauguration of this overhauled platform took place during the ‘Chintan Shivir,’ hosted by the Directorate of Income Tax (Systems) in Udaipur, with Nitin Gupta, Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), officiating the launch.
The website now serves as a comprehensive reservoir of tax-related information and beyond. Its repertoire encompasses Direct Tax laws, assorted Allied Acts, Rules, Income Tax Circulars, and Notifications, all meticulously cross-referenced and interconnected. Among its offerings is the ‘Taxpayer Services Module,’ an assortment of tax tools meticulously designed to guide taxpayers through the process of filing their income tax returns.
The revamped website stands adorned with an aesthetically refreshed design, ensuring compatibility across mobile devices. Anchoring its content is a ‘Mega Menu’ replete with fresh features and functionalities. For the convenience of visitors, these recent augmentations are elucidated through an intuitive virtual tour accompanied by new button indicators.
Among the novel functions lie the capability for users to juxtapose distinct Acts, Sections, Rules, and Tax treaties. Every pertinent fragment of content on the platform is now equipped with Income Tax section tags, facilitating effortless navigation. Moreover, a dynamic due date alert mechanism has been incorporated, featuring reverse countdowns, tooltips, and links directing taxpayers to pertinent portals, streamlining the compliance process.