What To Know About India’s Brand-new National e-Assessment Centre of IT Department

Setting up of National e-Assessment Centre of the Income Tax Department is a momentous step towards the larger objectives of better taxpayer service.

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What To Know About India’s Brand-new National e-Assessment Centre of IT Department

The Income Tax Department of India is ushering in a paradigm shift in its working by introducing faceless e-assessment to impart greater efficiency, transparency and accountability in the assessment process.

There would be no physical interface between the tax payers and the tax officers.

The Ministry of Finance in a press release confirmed that the Income Tax department is setting up National e-Assessment Centre (NeAC).

Union Minister for finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman will inaugurate  National e-Assessment Centre ( NeAC)  in New Delhi on 7th of October in the presence of  Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister of State for finance & Corporate Affairs .

The setting up of National e-Assessment Centre (NeAC) of the Income Tax Department is a momentous step towards the larger objectives of better taxpayer service, reduction of taxpayer grievances in line with Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Digital India’ and promotion of Ease of Doing Business.

Under the new system, Tax Payers have received notices on their registered emails as well as on registered accounts on the web portal www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in with real time alert by way of SMS on their registered mobile number, specifying the issues for which their cases have been selected for scrutiny.

The replies to the notices can be prepared at ease by the tax payers at their own residence or office and be sent by email to the National e-Assessment Centre by uploading the same on the designated web portal.

This is another Initiative by CBDT (Central Board of Direct Taxes) in the field of ease of compliance for our tax payers.