Infosys claim of return filed in new Tax portal are not available with Income Tax Dep as per RTI
OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF INCOME TAX
CENTRALIZED PROCESSING CENTER,
48/1 & 48/2, PRESTIGE ALPHA, BERATENA AGRAHARA,
ELECTRONIC CITY (POST), HOSUR ROAD, BENGALURU — 560 500.
F. No. RTI/June/31A/2021-22
Dated : 14.07.2021.
Shri Pallav Parashar,
Subject: Request for information under the RTI Act, 2005 — reg.
Ref: Your online RTI application dated 22.06.2021 received on transfer from 0/o. ADG(Systems)-3, New Delhi in this office on 28.06.2021.
In the RTI application sent to this office, you have requested for the following information :
|Sl No.||Information requested|
|1.||Please provide data of total income tax returns filed between 07th June,2021 to 21st June, 2021 on new E-filing portal.|
|2.||Please also provide ITRs filed on each day between 07.06.2021 to 21.06.2021.|
The RTI Application is disposed as under :
2. Reply to Query Nos.1 & 2 The applicant is hereby informed that the requested information is not held as such, by the CPIO as registered information nor is the requested information required to be maintained as such by the CPIO, under extant rules or regulations. It may be mentioned here that the CPIO is not obliged to collect, collate and compile such non-available information and provide the same to the applicant. Further, under the RTI Act, the CPIO is authorized to provide only such information as is available and existing and held by the public authority or under the control of the public authority.
2.1. The Hon’ble Supreme Court in the case of CBSE Vs Aditya Bandopadhyay 8SCC 497 has held at Para 63 of their order, that where the information sought is not part of the record of the Public Authority and where such information is not required to be maintained under any law or rules or regulations of the Public Authority, the Act does not cast an obligation upon the Public Authority, to collect or collate such non-available information and furnish it to the applicant.
3. The First Appellate Authority under the RTI Act for CPC is the Addl. Director of Income Tax (CPC), Unit-8, Prestige Alpha, Post Box No.1, Electronic City Post, Bengaluru — 560 500. First appeal, if any, may be filed within 30 days from the date of receipt of this order.
Income Tax Officer & CPIO,