Revenue tax returns (ITRs) crossed 58 million on Sunday, the final day for people to file returns for monetary 12 months 2019-20, with near 2 million returns filed through the day. As on January 9, 56.4 million returns have been filed in comparison with 56.6 million filed by September 9 in 2019-20, when the due date was August 31.
In view of the pandemic, the federal government had prolonged the deadline for submitting returns a number of occasions previously. The unique deadline for submitting ITRs was June 31, 2020, which was prolonged to November 30 after which to December 31. With a number of trade representations in search of extra time, a 10-day extension was offered till January 10 for ITR filings for people and for corporations until February 15. “1,797,625 ITRs have been filed as much as 6 pm at the moment & 239,013 ITRs filed previously 1 hour,” it tweeted on Sunday.
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