More than 6.63 cr ITRs filed for Assesment Year 2021-22 on new e-filing portal
More than 6.63 crore Income Tax Returns ITRs were filed for Assesment Year 2021-22 on the new e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department as on yesterday, which was the due date for filing of ITRs by Companies and other taxpayers who were required to file Tax Audit Report. As on 15th March, 2022 more than 5.43 lakh ITRs were filed compared to 4.77 lakh last year on the due date and over 13.84 lakh ITRs were filed in the last 5 days.
Out of the 6.63 crore ITRs filed for Assesment Year 2021-22, 46 per cent are ITR-1, 9 per cent are ITR-2, 15 per cent are ITR-3, 26 per cent are ITR-4, 2 per cent are ITR-5, ITR-6 and ITR-7. This reflects an increase of over 16.7 lakh ITRs over total filing of ITRs for Assessment Year 2020-21 till 15th March 2021.
Over 43 per cent of these ITRs have been filed using the online ITR form on the portal and the balance have been uploaded using the ITR created from the offline ITR preparation software utilities, including Departmental software.
The Income Tax Department has expressed gratitude to all tax professionals and taxpayers for the support in timely compliances. Taxpayers and tax professionals have been requested to note that the last date of filing belated return, revised return, linking of Aadhaar and PAN and compliance to the e-proceedings for assessment etc. is 31st of this month.