Aaykar Setu app is the latest app which was launched by Income Tax Department of India. Want to pay tax, apply for PAN, track your TDS, chat with the tax experts without going anywhere? As now all this is in your fingertips with Aaykar Setu app. This app is basically a new income tax payer e-service module. Due to which you can enjoy all this by sitting at your home.
Furthermore, the word Aaykar means Income Tax while Setu means bridge. Hence it is very clear from the name of the app that it will fill the gaps and build a bridge between the Income Tax department and taxpayers. Well Aaykar Setu does lot of things like applying for a PAN Card, payment of tax, conducts live chat with with the tax payers and lot more.
However, Aaykar Setu was launched by the Finance Minister of India Arun Jaitley in Delhi. The main purpose behind launching this android app was to provide better services to tax payer’s and also solve grievances of tax payers. The app is easily available on Google Playstore. Or you can give missed call on “7306525252”. Then you will receive an link with which you can download the app in your device.
Speaking on this occasion Arun Jaitley said that,”the app is having amazing interface and it will reduce physical interference between assessees and the tax assessing authorities. The finance minister specially focused on the efforts of government on improving tax payers services.
Aaykar Setu App Features:
1. Tax Tools
The comprises of several tax tools like calculators which you can use by feeding the required amount of information. It includes rent free accommodation, medical facility, transport allowance, income tax, education allowance, advance tax and TDS calculation.
2. TRP at your Doorstep
The Tax Return Preparer (TRP) feature can be located easily by using this feature. Aaykar Setu app will ask for your mobile number, email address and yes your name too.
3. Check Your TDS Statement
You can make use of this feature in order to check the status of your TDS. You can even fill form 16 and can even verify your TDS return.
4. Pay Tax
Use this feature in order to pay tax directly from the Aaykar Setu app. Furthermore you can even file for rectificaton of your tax credit mismatch, calculate tax, check your tax credit statement, correction and inquiry related to challan.
5. File Return
You can even file income tax return, download the ITR form, take assistance of Tax Return Preparer and also calculate tax.
6. Apply PAN/TAN
With this application you can even apply for PAN or TAN also can apply for re-issue of the card. You can even make correction on your card, can do verification of the card. Lastly can also link PAN card with Aadhaar card.
7. LIVE Chat
You have an option to chat with the income tax department officials. In case if you have any query then all your questions will be answered here. You can chat with the officials from Monday to Friday during office hours.