The Income Tax Department is going to launch a new e-filing portal on 7th June 2021. Consequently, the existing portal will not be available from 1stJune 2021 to 6thJune 2021.
As per the notice “in preparation for the transition to the new system, the existing e-filing portal will not be available to both taxpayers as well as department officers for six days period from June 1 to June 6”.
Further, “It is clarified that Income Tax Business Application (ITBA) and Central Processing Unit (CPC) system will continue to function for assessment related functions. All orders, notices issued during the period will be visible to taxpayers after the new portal goes live on June 7”, the notice said.
However, the officers have also been asked to schedule hearings or compliances after10th June 2021, So, as to give taxpayers time to adjust to the new portal.
ITR for F.Y 2019-20 can be filed till 31st May 2021