Thursday, December 31, 2015

E-filing of appeal before CIT-Appeals is made mandatory

The Income tax Department today on 30.12.2015 has announced for providing efficient taxpayers services to digitize various functions.

 The Existing Form 35 for filing of appeal is replaced by New Form which is more structured, Systematic and aligned with Income Tax Laws at present.

Electronic filing of appeal before CIT(Appeals) is being made mandatory for persons who are required to file the return of income electronically to remove human interface, reduce paperwork and reduce the cost for the tax payer.

For all Online filed appeals the fixation of hearing of appeals will be done electronically.

 The burden of compliance on the taxpayers in appellate proceedings will be significantly reduced by the proposed changes.