What is the e-Campaign run by Income Tax Department? and what is the compliance portal?

Income Tax e-campaign

What is e-Campaign run by Income Tax Department?

The Income Tax Department is started an e-Campaign for voluntary compliance of Income Tax for the normal person who did not file Income Tax Return. This campaign will focus on the Individual Person or taxpayers who are either non-filers or have discrepancies in their returns for the financial year 2018-19.

The Purpose behind the e-campaign is to provide an online platform to validate their Income tax, financial transaction and information available with the Income Tax Department and promote voluntary compliance, especially for the assessees of 2018-19 so that they do not need to get into notice and scrutiny process.

Under this e-campaign the Income Tax Department is sending email and SMS to identified taxpayers to verify their financial transactions related information received by the Income Tax department from various sources such as Statement of Financial Transactions(SFT), Tax Deduction at Source(TDS), Tax Collection at Source(TCS) and Foreign Remittances.

What is the compliance portal?

Compliance portal is a dedicated portal to enable e-Campaign & e-Verification i.e. capture of response
on information & specific compliance related issues. The Compliance portal is enabled a very simple and secured two-way structured communication to enhance the transparency and functional efficiency of the department. To access the Compliance Portal use the URL https://compliance.insight.gov.in

After login on compliance portal under e-Campaign tab, the taxpayer will see three main Menu as seen in blow Image. The taxpayer is required to submit response on each information item to complete the process of submission of response.

Following e- Campaign functionalities are available:

  • e- Campaign – Significant Transaction
  • e- Campaign – Non filing of Return
  • e- Campaign – High Value Transactions
e-Campaign Compliance Portal
e-Campaign Portal

Under the e-campaign the taxpayers will be able to access details of their high value transaction related information on the designated portal. There would be no need to visit any Income Tax office, as the response has to be submitted online. The last date for filing as well as revising the Income Tax Return for Assessment Year 2019-20 is 31st of this month.

What is ‘Significant Transactions’ under e-Campaign?

Transactions reported to the Income Tax department during a financial year that are considered
not in line with the profile of the taxpayer are displayed to the taxpayer for feedback.

What is ‘Non-Filing of Return’ under e-Campaign?

Transactions of the taxpayer who have not filed return of income for a specific assessment year and
have potential tax liability or who are under obligation to file return of income, are displayed for
feedback.

What is ‘High Value Transactions’ under e-Campaign?

Certain transactions of the taxpayer reported in their ITR which have been found to be inconsistent
with the information received from the third party(SFT, TDS, TCS) for a specified Assessment Year are displayed to the taxpayer for feedback.

How to access e-Campaign and Submit response?

Taxpayer can access the e-Campaign – Significant Transactions module by following below mentioned steps.
  • Step 1: Go to the Compliance Portal (https://compliance.insight.gov.in.) On the left sidebar, click the ‘Login’ button, which redirects the taxpayer to the e-filing portal. You can also use the URL https://incometaxindiaefilling.gov.in to access e-filing portal.
  • Step 2: Log into e-filing portal and then click on any of the ‘Compliance Portal’ link available under two tabs – ‘My Account’ and ‘Compliance’. The taxpayer gets redirected to the Compliance Portal.
  • Step 3: After successful login, click on e-Campaign option displayed at Compliance Portal landing page.
  • Step 4: Click on ‘Financial Year’ under ‘e-Campaign – Significant Transactions’.
  • Step 5: Information summary will be displayed after clicking on Advisory Message pop up.
  • Step 6: Click on “>” button will display information detail.
  • Step 7: Click on “>” button on Information detail will display the feedback options.
  • Step 8: Click on feedback option and submit response as applicable.
Taxpayer can access the e-Campaign–Non-filing of return module by following below mentioned steps.
  • Step 1: After successful login, click on e-Campaign option displayed at Compliance Portal landing page.
  • Step 2: Click on ‘’Financial Year” under Non-Filing of Return.
  • Step 3: Taxpayer will be navigated to 2 tabs i.e. e-Campaign Response on Filing of Income Tax Return and e-Campaign Information Confirmation.
  • Step 4: Taxpayer needs to Click on Response on Filing of Return to submit the response related to ITR filed.
  • Step 5: After submitting response on Filing of Income Tax Return, click on “e-Campaign Information Confirmation” to submit confirmatory feedback.
  • Step 6: Information summary will be displayed after clicking on Advisory Message pop up.
  • Step 7: Click on “>” button will display information detail.
  • Step 8: Click on “>” button on Information detail will display the feedback options.
Taxpayer can access the e-Campaign – High Value Transactions module by following below mentioned steps.
  • Step 1: After successful login, click on e-Campaign option displayed at Compliance Portal landing page.
  • Step 2: Click on ‘Financial Year’ under ‘e-Campaign – High Value Transactions’.
  • Step 3: Information summary will be displayed after clicking on Advisory Message pop up.
  • Step 4: Click on “>” button will display information detail.
  • Step 5: Click on “>” button on Information detail will display the feedback options.
  • Step 6: Click on feedback option and submit response as applicable.

What are the Feedback options available for submission of Response against each Information detail?

The feedback options will be displayed on each Information detail. User will be able to select only one of the available options for submitting feedback. Feedback options are as follows:

  • A. Information is correct
  • B. Information is not fully correct
  • C. Information relates to other Person / Year
  • D. Information is duplicate/included in other displayed information
  • E. Information is denied

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