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The Do’s & Don'ts of Annual Information Statement (AIS) For Taxpayers


The Income Tax Department has recently rolled out the new Annual Information Statement (AIS) on its compliance Portal which provides a comprehensive view of information to a taxpayer with a facility to capture online feedback. The new AIS includes additional information relating to interest, dividend, securities transactions, mutual fund transactions, foreign remittance information, etc. As a result, the Income Tax Department has issued some dos and don'ts for the convenience of taxpayers. Through a Tweet, the department has reported that "Caveat! There are some Do's & Don'ts which the taxpayer must follow to have a seamless experience in the AIS utility."

The Do’s & Don'ts of Annual Information Statement (AIS) For Taxpayers


  • Use the latest version of the AIS utility.
  • Give feedback on the information displayed in AIS.
  • Check your TIS to confirm the values used for pre-filing of return.
  • View your AIS regularly.
  • Use the AIS utility to view AIS and provide feedback if the transactions count is high.


  • Don't use the old version of AIS JSON for preparing feedback through utility.
  • Don't provide incorrect feedback on the AIS information.
  • Don't share your e-filing credentials with anyone.

The new AIS can be accessed by clicking on the link "Annual Information Statement (AIS)" under the "Services" tab on the new Income tax e-filing portal (

A new facility has been made available for the taxpayer to offer online feedback if they believe the information is erroneous, or pertains to some other person/year, or is duplicate. For the same, the Income Tax Department through a recent Tweet has said that "Types of Feedback: Taxpayers may give feedback on the accuracy of the info displayed, modify information value & also give customized feedback on an info category. Click on link 'AIS' under 'Services' tab on"

To know more in brief about the new AIS and if want to know how to access it on the e-Filing portal, then please click here.

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Story first published: Thursday, November 18, 2021, 15:44 [IST]
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