Introduction of E-Assessment in Income Tax

The use of information technology in different types of assessment is known as an electronic assessment, also known as e-assessment, online assessment, computer-assisted/mediated assessment, and computer-based assessment.

There are some benefits and limitations of using electronic assessment for income tax purposes.

- Corruption is less likely when assessments are anonymous.
- It helps you save time and effort.
- Paperless office and cloud storage
- For the government, it is cost-effective, and assessment is done by two officers.

- Income tax imposes restrictions.
- Uploading large documents is a challenge for traditional offices.
- Without a physical demonstration, it's difficult to fully illustrate the topic in submission.
- When officers don't understand the submissions, they come to the wrong conclusions.
- Technical issues with the platform cause the submission process to be delayed.
- The file size is limited to 5MB, and there is a limit on the number of documents that can be submitted per request.