October 3, 2022

Taxpayers eager to ship their paper ITR acknowledgement types or paperwork associated to refunds and others to the I-T division’s CPC in Bengaluru can now ship it to a “distinctive” pin code.

The Division of Put up has allotted the pin code to the Central Processing Centre (CPC) to make sure that letters and mails despatched by taxpayers and assessees aren’t misplaced and attain the centre directly.

The CPC is the central database centre of the division which receives all Earnings Tax Returns (ITRs), each e-filed and despatched by means of submit, and processes them for issuance of refunds and in addition offers with different tax associated paperwork of a taxpayer.

The brand new pin code is — 560500 — whereas the CPC earlier used to sport the previous pin code of 560100.

The older pin code was marked for the complete Digital Metropolis space in Bengaluru, the place the CPC facility is predicated.

“There was grievances the place taxpayers complained that they’ve despatched their ITR-V (acknowledgement for ITR submitting) by means of submit to the CPC but it surely didn’t attain the centre. Sure different paperwork sought by the centre from an assessee to make sure well timed refunds additionally used to get misplaced or by no means attain.

“The brand new pin code is supposed solely to cater to CPC of the Earnings Tax division and it’ll now assist to curb the complaints and problems with non-reaching of postal mails,” a senior officer mentioned.

The I-T officers at CPC have been in talks with the postal division for allotment of a devoted pin code for fairly someday as in “nearly 60 per cent circumstances the paperwork obtained by it have been in paper kind.”

The division in an official announcement added that “taxpayers can henceforth handle their mails to ‘Centralised Processing Centre, Earnings Tax Division, Bengaluru, 560500’ for the aim of submission of ITR-V types and different paperwork which require bodily mode of transmission.”

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