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I-T Portal: Problem fixed after two days, Infosys CEO to appear before FinMin today

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Income Tax e-Portal: After the emergency maintenance, the income tax e-filing portal is now working, Infosys gave this information on Twitter on Sunday night. The new income tax portal www.incometax.gov.in developed by Infosys was launched on June 7, since then only problems have been seen in it. For the last two days this portal was not working at all.

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Infosys tweeted, ‘Now the portal is working’

Infosys India Business Unit’s Twitter handle ‘Infosys India Business’ tweeted on Sunday evening that the emergency maintenance work of the Income Tax Department’s portal has been completed, now this portal is available again. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused to the taxpayers.

Infosys CEO to appear before Finance Minister today

Despite the advice given by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to Infosys regarding the problems of the income tax portal, it has not seen much improvement, due to which the Finance Ministry has appointed the managing director of the portal company Infosys and CEO Salil Parekh has been summoned today. Parekh will give an update about the portal in front of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today. Will tell them why there are problems even after two and a half months after the portal was launched.

Portal was closed for 2 days

For the last two days, taxpayers were not able to access the income tax portal. Users are constantly complaining that either the portal is not available, even if it is opening somewhere, then the speed is very slow. Users on Twitter have trolled Infosys tremendously.

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In a tweet made by the Income Tax Department, it was told that the portal is not available since Saturday, August 21.

Infosys was awarded the contract in January 2019 to develop the next generation income tax filing system. The Finance Ministry told Parliament during the monsoon session that the government has paid Rs 164.5 crore to Infosys to develop the portal by June 2021.

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