Income Tax Department’s App Aaykar Setu Launched

Income Tax Department's App Aaykar Setu Launched

If understanding the tax-associated topic and getting the solutions to your particular tax questions was a problem, then there is help at hands.

The Central Board of Direct Taxes has lately rolled out an application dubbed as Aaykar Setu. The app assists you to find the closest Tax Return Prepares (TRP) and to administer your PAN and TDS, files Income Tax Return (ITR) online, provides calculators and other tools, and computes and allows you pay tax, if any.

The Android application (3.75 MB in size) can be taken from the Play Store or from a link obtained on providing a missed call at 7306525252. As soon as you download the app, it does not request for any individual’s login or PAN details, as it chiefly guides you to take suitable action related to tax.

Income Tax Department's App Aaykar Setu Launched

But, prior to you continue to download, here is an exposure. In most of the cases, tapping on the app buttons will bring you to the snapshot of the data as accessible on the website of income tax. The application, as a result, is more of an assisting guide to tax concern of any individual when away from the laptop or desktop.

For instance, somebody wishes to file the ITR via the app. It is impossible completely via the app as it will just offer the measures to take on as soon as the individual is on the website of the department. The real process of filing ITR on the website of the income tax department commences with installing the software that presently is possible only on laptop or desktop.

Let us say that somebody has already filed the ITR and wishes to get knowledge of the status of refund. The app allows you know the procedure but to know the status one requires to log in to the site. In the same way, for viewing details of TDS or for paying tax or Form 16, it takes you to the individual sites.

If someone needs to link Aadhaar with PAN, the app may be utilized to link them. It takes you to the website of income tax to let you give the information to link them.