Aaykar Setu – A Friendly Mobile App for Taxpayers

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Don’t waste your time searching for your endless tax related queries? Whether it’s about paying taxes, filing of your tax returns ,for tracking TDS or applying for your PAN Card, get everything at one place. Yes, you have heard right! With the launch of Aayakar Setu mobile app, a new income tax-payer e-service module recently launched by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley provide solutions to all your tax related queries. Now you can do all things sitting at the comfort of your home. Even linking your 12-digit Aadhaar with PAN card.

About Aaykar Setu Mobile App

Aaykar Setu launched by Income Tax Department aims to provide better taxpayer services and reduce taxpayer’s grievances to the possible extent.

The main motive of this app is to reduce the physical interface between the assessees and the tax assessing authorities in order to bring down the tax harassment of assessees on a negligent level.

This mobile app ‘Aaykar Setu’ in general means income tax bridge with taxpayers. This is a very crucial step taken by the Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) which directly communicate with the taxpayers on a multiple informative and useful tax services targeting towards providing tax information at fingertips.

The technology, being a powerful tool becomes an enabler through Aayakar Setu as it will help the assessee to dispense ample of their work “tension free” without taking any help from the external sources. However, in order to enhance the user’s real-time experience, Aayakar Setu is planning to come up with desktop version as presently it is available on mobile responsive Android version.

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Aayakar Setu combines various tax tools, live chat facility, dynamic updates and important links to several other processes within the Income Tax Department in a single module. The taxpayers will also be able to get regular updates relating to important tax dates, forms, and notifications on mobile numbers registered with the ITD. The taxpayers are required to get their mobile numbers registered in the Aaykar Setu module to start receiving SMS alerts.

The tax payment and tax calculation were never so easier which has now become possible with the availability of Aayakar Setu app. So, dear taxpayers, your time has come as you no longer have to face any problem as you can easily lodge your grievance in this e-Nivaran module of the CBDT. Moreover, get counselling from tax experts by using a live chat facility in the form of a ‘Chatbot’ from 10 am to 6 pm in order to resolve your queries relating to PAN, TAN, TDS, return filing, refund status and tax payments.

Features of Aaykar Setu Mobile App

A CHATBOX

this feature will answer all the queries of taxpayers in no time. Chatbox will be available on 24 X 7 basis 365 days. It is a user-based functionality of keyword based search

TPS Vertical

Consists every information about the TPS offices across India. By using this feature, the tax payer can easily locate the nearby TPS office.

TRP at your doorstep

Taxpayers can easily locate their nearest TRP within a click. They can even get Name, email ID, Contact Details of TRPs along with its location on Google Map

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Tax Tools

Quickly calculate the result based on a mere input of information given by taxpayers

Easy Filing of Returns, PAN/TAN, TDS/TRACES, Tax Payment

Gives you filtered based results as per users requirement. The users or taxpayers can apply for PAN, Pay Taxes, Submit Grievances from ‘Aaykar Setu’.

Live Chat

Get your queries resolved by using Live Chat option which will be available from Monday to Friday between 10 am and 6 pm

Tax Gyan

Tax Gyan allows the users to learn about Income Tax just by playing a game. This game will be a Multiple Choice Question which will provide ample of knowledge to the users. The game is categorized into 4 levels : Beginner, Normal, Hard, and Difficult.

How to download Aaykar Setu app?

Download the Aaykar Setu app by giving missed calls to +91 – 7306 52 52 52. Once you give the missed call, you will get an installation link by the Income Tax Department in the message box. Click on the link provided for downloading the app. Also, you can download it from your smartphone by searching “Aaykar Setu” on Google Android Playstore. In addition, you can also search for a QR code on the Income Tax Department’s website in order to download the mobile application.