The AIS app is a free mobile application, launched by the income tax department and is meant to provide a comprehensive view of the Annual Information Statement (AIS). It offers a collection of information pertaining to a taxpayer. The information provided by ASI includes interest, dividend, mutual fund transactions, securities transactions, foreign remittance information, and others collected from various sources. Taxpayers can provide feedback on the information displayed in AIS.
The app is simple to use for the convenience of taxpayers of all classes and ages. While learning all about this new addition from the Income Tax Department, you must be curious to find out more about the features of AIS.
Features of AIS are:
•General Information- Taxpayer can view their details (Name and PAN) on the Mobile Home Screen.
•AIS Tile- The user can view Taxpayer Information Summary (TIS) and Annual Information Statement (AIS) within this tile.
•Feedback- The taxpayer can provide feedback on the active information displayed under TDS/TCS Information, SFT Information, or Other information parts.
•Activity History Tab- The user can check the list of activities performed by taxpayers through this tab.
•Download AIS- Taxpayers can download AIS information, provide feedback, and consolidate feedback in PDF format.
•IVA- Chatbot provides answers to the queries raised by taxpayers.
•Contact Us- Contact us button facilitates connecting with the helpdesk.
Moreover, AIS reports income details irrespective of whether or not the taxes are withheld. Previously, taxpayers often missed reporting interest income since there were no options of conveying this in 26AS. However, now they will be able to report this with a visibility of all income earned in a financial year.
You may download the ASI app (One app for all your tax-related needs) by giving a miss call to +91 7306 52 52 52 or downloading from the App Store / Get it on Google Play
You may also access AIS information through the web portal.
Step 1: Log in to URL https://www.incometax.gov.in/ Step 2: Click on “Annual Information Statement (AIS)” under the “Services” tab from the e-filing portal after successful login on the e-filing portal. Step 3: Click on the AIS tab, on the homepage.
There is consistency between the data displayed on the mobile app and the web portal. So, the data being displayed on the app and the portal will e the same. Further, feedback provided on either interface will automatically become visible on the other interface.