The step has been taken in direction of e-governance and inspiring participation of citizen as stakeholders in curbing tax evasion, in accordance with an official press launch.
The general public can now file a Tax Evasion Petition via a hyperlink on the e-filing web site of the division (https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/) below the top “File criticism of tax evasion/undisclosed overseas asset/ Benami property”.
The ability permits for the submitting of complaints by individuals who’re current PAN/Aadhaar holders in addition to for individuals having no PAN /Aadhaar. After an OTP primarily based validation course of (cell and/or e mail), the complainant can file complaints in respect of violations of the Income Tax Act, 1961, Black Cash (Undisclosed Overseas Belongings and Earnings) Imposition of Tax Act, 1961 and Prevention of Benami Transactions Act (as amended) in three separate varieties designed for the aim.
Upon the profitable submitting of the criticism, the division will allot a novel quantity to every criticism and the complainant would be capable to view the standing of the criticism on the Division’s web site.
This e-portal is yet one more initiative of the earnings tax (I-T) division to result in enhanced ease of interplay with the division whereas strengthening its resolve in direction of e-governance.