1. The facility of e-Filing is not mandatory but optional and will not substitute the existing practice of presenting Appeals, Cross Objections, Stay Applications and Miscellaneous Applications in paper form.
2. Permanent Account Number (or TAN as the case may be) of the Assessee, Mobile Number and Email ID are the key identifiers in the e-Filing Portal. Therefore, having PAN/TAN, valid Mobile Number and Email IDs are pre-requisites for using the said E-Filing Portal. It may be ensured by all the users that the mobile number and e-mail address provided are valid and in active use.
3. Any person who is entitled to file an appeal before the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal under section 253 of Income Tax Act, 1961 or any other enactment, may file the same electronically through the said e-Filing Portal.
4. All the documents which require the signature of the parties shall be physically signed before scanning and uploading in the e-Filing Portal. All prayers, petitions, Grounds, affidavits, etc. which are to be filed electronically shall be typed in Arial font, font size 12 on one side of A4 size paper with double spacing, justified horizontally.