As the July 31 deadline to submit Income Tax returns nears, ClearTax, India’s leading tax and finance platform, is offering taxpayers in the country a simple and convenient way to e-file their returns. A new feature powered by ClearTax has been integrated into the Mi Calendar app in Xiaomi range of smartphones running on MIUI. This feature allows individuals to file their Income Tax Returns directly from the native app. The shortcut of e-filing the IT returns can be accessed by opening the Mi Calendar app and browsing over to July 31, which is the deadline for filing returns for the fiscal year 2017-18.
Archit Gupta, CEO & Founder, ClearTax, commented, “At ClearTax, we have consistently aimed to make the entire e-filing process as simple for taxpayers as possible. Given the massive user base of Xiaomi smartphones in the country, this integrated feature will be extremely helpful to a lot of people. They can easily e-file their returns in a few clicks and on the go from the Mi Calendar app.”
How to e-file Income Tax returns using Xiaomi’s Mi Calendar App?
The user can simply click on July 31, 2018, in the calendar app, and then select the option reminding to file ITR. The person will then redirected to a page which has options to file returns online for free, opt for CA assisted filing plans or get comprehensive income tax related information.
Tax filing on ClearTax for salaried individuals just involves uploading their Form 16. ClearTax software reads the information from the uploaded form 16 and auto-fills all the details. The user only has to check the details and proceed to e-file.
Those with no form-16, multiple form 16s or other tax complications such as capital gains can avail CA assisted plans that suit their requirement at a nominal price. The Mi Calendar app also provide the option to invest in mutual funds via ClearTax mutual fund platform.