This in-app integration will allow Xiaomi users to e-file ITR on ClearTax using the Mi Calendar
Bangalore, July 24, 2018: 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.
ClearTax, India’s leading tax, finance and business compliance company, offers intelligent software solutions for compliance with direct and indirect taxes. ClearTax is on a mission to simplify the financial lives of businesses and individuals.
ClearTax’s income tax return e-filing solution is used by over 2.5 million Indian taxpayers making it India’s number one e-filing platform. Over 25,000 CA Firms use the ClearTax platform for tax & TDS returns. Thousands of employers use ClearTax to generate Form 16s. ClearTax also offers expert services to startups for incorporation and legal compliance.
ClearTax Invest was launched with the idea to help individuals with smart investing strategies. The mutual funds are handpicked and thoroughly researched by experts to help investors build wealth in line with their financial goals.
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ClearTax was founded by Archit Gupta along with Srivatsan Chari and Ankit Solanki in 2011. Archit, co-founder & CEO, is an IIT Guwahati alumni with a BTech in Computer Science. He holds a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The company has 600+ employees and is headquartered in Bangalore, with a presence in Delhi, Mumbai, and Hyderabad.
ClearTax is Y-Combinator’s first India-focused investment. ClearTax raised $12 Mn in Series-A round of funding from SAIF Partners in 2016. It also counts Sequoia Capital, Max Levchin, Scott Bannister, Neeraj Arora, Vijay Shekhar Sharma and Naval Ravikant as its investors.