Infosys regrets initial glitches on ITR e-filing portal, working on resolution: Nandan Nilekani

IANSUpdated: Tuesday, June 08, 2021, 11:14 PM IST
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Infosys regrets glitches on ITR e-filing portal, working on resolution: Nandan Nilekani |

Responding to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's call to attend to the complaints of the taxpayers regarding issues on the newly launched ITR e-filing portal, Infosys Co-Founder and Chairman Nandan Nilekani said on Tuesday that the company regrets the initial glitches and is working to resolve the issues.

In a tweet, Nilekani also said that the system is expected to stabilise during the week.

Earlier in the day, the Finance Minister called out the software major and Nilekani for the problems faced by the taxpayers while using the newly launched portal.

Citing the complaints on her Twitter timeline, the Finance Minister said that ease of compliance for the taxpayers should be of higher priority.

"The much awaited e-filing portal 2.0 was launched last night at 20:45 hrs. I see in my TL grievances and glitches," she said in the tweet.

Infosys has developed the next-generation income tax filing system to reduce processing time for returns from 63 days to one day and expedite refunds.

The software major had also developed the government's GST Network (GSTN) portal, used for GST payment and return filing, which had also faced initial glitches.

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