Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will inaugurate National e-Assessment Centre (NeAC) for better taxpayer service and promotion of ease of doing business in New Delhi today. Income Tax Department's NeAC, will avoid face-to-face interaction between taxpayers and tax officials.
The finance ministry said in a statement that setting up of NeAC is a step to reduce taxpayer grievances in line with the prime minister's vision of 'Digital India'.
It said that the new initiative shall impart greater efficiency, transparency, and accountability in the assessment process. Under the new system, taxpayers have received notices on their registered e-mails as well as on registered accounts on the web portal www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in with real-time by way of SMS.
The notice specifies the issues for which their cases have been selected for scrutiny. Replies to the notices can be prepared at ease by taxpayers and sent by email to the NeAC by uploading the same on the designated web portal. (AIR NEWS)