E-filing offers convenience of time and place to tax payers. This facility is available round the clock and returns could be filed from any place in the world. It also eliminates/reduces interface between assessee and tax officials. Some benefits of e-filing are mentioned as below:
a. Refunds are processed much faster than paper filed returns.
b. One can do e-filing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
c. e-Filing is convenient for direct deposit for refunds (ECS).
d. Above all the documents for e-filing can be accessed online from anywhere and anytime.
Thus we see that e-filing is more convenient than paper return filing or regular return filing.