Taxsmile Introduces Automated Tax Filing- ATF

India's first new tax filing initiative 50 ATFs to be launched in 6 metros

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, June 28, 2012 /India PRwire/ -- Pvt Ltd introduces Automated Tax filing (ATF) machine, which is one of the multiple channels aimed at facilitating tax filing in the neighborhood of the tax payer and operating ATF is as simple as doing a transaction at a bank ATM. Any person can file income tax return on his own at any of the 50 ATF machines being set up across six metros. At the launch press conference, Former Test Cricket Captain Anil Kumble unveiled the ATF.

Taxsmile is the first Indian company with its own tax preparation and filing website and is also an e-Return Intermediary (ERI) authorised by the Income Tax department. With the latest ATF initiative, Taxsmile offers tax payers Multiple Channels of Tax filing. Taxsmile's online e-filing is an improved and hassle-free method of tax filing through the Internet where individuals can file online Tax Returns with or without a digital signature, while the Mobile tax filing allows you to just click and file. The Mail & File is another mode of Tax filing through mails. This new initiative and introduction of ATF by Taxsmile is yet another milestone to help individuals file income tax returns.

National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) has the vision of making all government services accessible to the common man in his/her locality through common service delivery. As a contribution to this cause, Taxsmile has introduced ATF to enable the customers for Income Tax return preparation and e-filing. ATF will revolutionize the Tax return preparation process and e-filing at Corporate Campuses, Shopping malls and Café outlets in various metros and IT Hubs.

For the last 5 years, Taxsmile has been constantly innovating, with a mission to help the tax payers to achieve e-governance vision of making Tax filing services accessible through multiple channels. An inter-connected, inter-operable, efficient, transparent and accountable government, with services reaching every citizen irrespective of geography, region or accessibility will create a phenomenal impact at the grass root level in the rural and semi-urban areas.

Announcing this launch, Kalaivani Chittaranjan, CEO & Executive Director eMudhra Consumer Services Pvt Ltd said, "In addition to return preparation, ATF also has an option for consumers to view computation, update Tax Payments and e-file Income Tax returns. Through ATF, Taxsmile will support filing of Income Tax returns for Individuals who are not required to maintain books of accounts and/or get them audited".

On this occasion, Vishal Davda, Executive Director Taxsmile said, "The current Direct Tax ecosystem either through statute or through benefits like faster refunds, encourages tax payers (assesses) to take the online route in relation to their return filing. The recent change mandates all tax payers with Income more than 10 lakh Rupees have to e-file their returns. They can now just visit nearest ATF kiosk, scan their documents and leave the rest to Taxsmile".

Chief Guest Anil Kumble said, "To make any eGovernance initiatives successful, the participation and contribution of enablers such as with various initiatives to move towards e-filing and reduce carbon footprint is very essential. For many tax payers with limited or no access to Internet to be able to manage their Tax related e-filings on their own, ATF is a welcome initiative from".

Taxsmile has devised the ATF system to cater to these tax payers for their Income Tax return at any location convenient to them. Thus, with ATF in place, consumers no longer need to worry about waiting for Tax Professionals or worry about Internet connections. They can just visit the nearest ATF, scan their documents and leave the rest to Taxsmile. They can also authorise Taxsmile to e-file your return using the ATF.

Notes to Editor

About Taxsmile: India Pvt. Ltd. is a company registered under The Companies Act, 1956 and is part of eMudhra Group. It was conceived and realised by a group of like-minded professionals. Taxsmile designed a bouquet of end-to-end solutions to help the taxpayer file his income tax return. Taxsmile is the first Indian company having its own tax preparation and filing website, that is also an e-Return Intermediary (ERI) duly authorised by the Income Tax. Taxsmile was awarded the Best e-filing site by PC world in 2008. Taxsmile uses 128-bit encryption Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, used by banks around the world.

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