Income Tax

Income Tax Department offers help in filing returns at door steps

In a major drive to help taxpayers file returns, the Income Tax Department on Tuesday offered to provide expert services at door-steps in the four metros and some major cities like Bangalore, Jaipur and Patna. Also, it has started 'Online Tax Help' to provide professional services to resolve tax-filing related queries by tax experts through email or phone within 24 hours. To avail these facilities, a taxpayer will have to visit the website Under the 'Register for Home Visit' initiative, Tax Return Preparer (TRP) will visit the residence of the assessee to provide assistance in return filing. Taxpayers who choose to register for home visit, will be asked to indicate in short the help required and a convenient date and time when the TRP can visit them for assistance.