ITR Filing Last date Today: Today is the last date for filing income tax return and the date of filing return will not be extended. Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj has said that the date for filing ITR returns will not be extended. He said that there is no reason to extend the date.
Let us tell you that today is December 31, 2021 and today is the last date for filing income tax returns. You only have a few hours left. If you have not filed the return, then you must fill the income tax return for the assessment year 20210-22 before 12 midnight. Otherwise you will have to pay a heavy penalty.
2.15 lakh ITR file in one hour
The Income Tax Department has informed today that 2.15 lakh returns have been filed in about 1 hour between 10.30 am to 11.30 am and in this way 5.62 crore income tax returns have been filed till 4 pm today. The Income Tax Department has appealed to the remaining taxpayers to file their ITR today.
Sharing the statistics of Income Tax Returns filed till 30.12.2021.
A total of 5,42,50,257 #ITRs have been filed upto 30.12.2021 including 32,91,698 #ITRs for AY 21-22 filed on the day itself.
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how much is the penalty
If you filed the return for the assessment year 2021-22 after December 31, 2021, the deadline for filing income tax returns, then a penalty of Rs 5000 will have to be paid. If you filed income tax return for the assessment year 2021-22 after March 31, 2022, then you will have to pay a penalty of Rs 10,000. If the income is less than Rs 5 lakh, then penalty of Rs 1000 will have to be paid. Therefore, if you want to avoid paying penalty, then you must file your income tax return before 12 o’clock tonight.