Over 5 crore revenue tax returns (ITR) for the monetary yr ended March 2021 have been filed thus far, the I-T division mentioned on Wednesday.
“Greater than 5 crore revenue tax returns for AY 2021-22 filed until 5:45 pm at the moment!” the revenue tax division tweeted.
The division has already prolonged the deadline for particular person taxpayers to file revenue tax returns, by 5 months until December 31, 2021.
For the monetary yr 2019-20, 5.95 crore ITRs have been filed until the prolonged deadline of January 10, 2021.
Taxpayers who haven’t e-verified their ITRs for the monetary yr 2019-20 can full the verification course of by February 28, 2022, because the revenue tax division has given a one-time leisure to assessees.
In line with regulation, an ITR, filed electronically with no digital signature, needs to be verified electronically by way of Aadhaar OTP, or web banking, or code despatched by way of demat account, pre-validated checking account and ATM inside 120 days of submitting the return.
Alternatively, taxpayers can ship a bodily copy of the ITR filed to the centralised processing centre (CPC) workplace in Bengaluru.
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