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Finance Ministry Meeting with Infosys on issues in new Income Tax Portal


By press release dated 15th June, 2021 the government has informed that senior Finance Ministry officials to hold an interactive meeting with Infosys on 22nd June, 2021 on issues in the new IT e-Filing portal.

Stakeholders including ICAI members, auditors, consultants and taxpayers to be part of the interaction. Infosys team to clarify on glitches faced.

On 16th June 2021, the Finance Minister tweeted that written representations are invited regarding the issues/glitches on the new Income Tax Portal on the email address latest by 7 PM on Friday, June 18, 2021. 

(Prior to the meeting between senior Finance Ministry officials & Infosys on June 22).


Read the full text of the Press Release dated 15th June 2021 on meeting with Infosys on 22nd June, 2021

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue

Central Board of Direct Taxes

New Delhi, 15th June, 2021


Finance Ministry to hold meeting on 22nd June, 2021 with Infosys on issues in new Income Tax Portal

Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, will hold an interactive meeting on the 22nd of June, 2021, between 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM with Infosys (the vendor and its team) on issues/glitches in the recently launched e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department. Other stakeholders including members from ICAI, auditors, consultants and taxpayers will also be a part of the interaction. The new portal has been fraught with several technical glitches/issues leading to taxpayer inconvenience. Written representations on the problems/difficulties faced in the portal have also been invited from the stakeholders. Representatives from Infosys team will be present to answer queries, clarify issues and receive inputs on the working of the portal, to remove glitches and sort out issues faced by the taxpayers.

(Surabhi Ahluwalia)

Commissioner of Income Tax

(Media & Technical Policy)

Official Spokesperson, CBDT

Download Copy of Press Release dated 15th June 2021 on meeting with Infosys on 22nd June, 2021 in pdf format

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