e-Sahyog Pilot Project lauinched to facilitate taxpayers [ Current Affairs ]


Union Finance Ministry has launched an e - Sahyog pilot project of Income - Tax Department to simplify taxpayers to reduce their need to tangibly appear before tax authorities. It was launched by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Key features about e - Sahyog project:

  • It aims to decrease obedience cost, particularly for small taxpayers and provide an online mechanism to resolve mismatches in Income - tax returns.
  • Being a part of the digital initiative, IT Department will provide an end to end e - service using SMS, e - mails to inform the tax evaluates of the mismatch.
  • By using this service taxpayers will have to visit the e - filing portal and log in with their user - ID and password.
  • It will help them to view mismatch related information and submit online response on the matter.

About Arun Jaitley:

  • Arun Jaitley was born on 28 December 1952 and is a Bharatiya Janata Party politician.
  • Jaitley was an Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) student leader in the Delhi University Campus and later became the President.
  • Jaitley at present heads the ministry of finance and also controlled the ministry of defence for a small span of time

- Published on: November 2, 2015