ITR Filing: Tomorrow is the last day to submit ITR, 5 crore returns filed till tomorrow

New Delhi. A day before the deadline for filing Income Tax Returns (ITR) for the financial year 2021-22, more than five crore returns were filed. Giving this information on its official Twitter handle on Saturday, the Income Tax Department requested taxpayers to file Income Tax Return (ITR) by the due date 31st July. The department said that to avoid late fee, submit the return by the stipulated time.

This is special in this news-

  • More than 4 crore ITR filed till yesterday
  • Less expected to extend the deadline

More than 4 crore ITR filed till yesterday

The department said that for the assessment year 2022-23 till 8.36 pm on Saturday, more than five crore crore returns have been filed. Earlier till July 29, 4.52 crore ITRs had been filed. Along with this, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the regulatory body of the Income Tax Department, has ordered to keep all Aayakar Seva Kendras open across the country even though July 31 is a Sunday.

Less expected to extend the deadline

A senior official said that the issues related to the e-filing portal are being resolved immediately and every doubt and query coming from the taxpayers is being answered. Asked about the demand on social media platforms for extension of the deadline for submission of income tax returns, the official said that at present the department is not thinking about it. The deadline for filing returns for the financial year 2020-21 was extended till December 31, 2021. A total of 5.89 crore returns were filed during this period.

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