Income Tax Audit Report: More than 30 lakh audit reports (TAR) were filed on the e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department till 30 September.
During this period, 30.75 lakh audit reports for the assessment year 2023-24 were submitted on the e-filing portal. Information about this was given by the Income Tax Department. In a statement from the Income Tax Department, it was said that out of these audit reports, 29.5 lakh tax audit reports are related to the assessment year 2023-24. Apart from these, some reports are related to Form 29B, 29C, 10CCB.
Steps taken for awareness of taxpayers
On behalf of the department, it was said that for the convenience of taxpayers, the department had also conducted intensive outreach programs. Under these programs, 55.4 lakh messages were sent through e-mail, SMS, social media related to spreading awareness for submitting the audit report within the stipulated time limit.
Apart from this, many videos related to awareness of taxpayers were also uploaded on the website of Income Tax Department. This has been helpful in submitting the audit report by the taxpayers within the stipulated time limit.
The e-filing portal handled the traffic without any hassle. This provided a seamless experience to taxpayers and tax professionals for filing audit reports. The release said that ‘the e-filing helpdesk team responded to approximately 2.36 lakh queries of taxpayers in September 2023, thereby providing active response to taxpayers and tax professionals within the deadline. This helped him to deal with any problem.