Income Tax Return: The department is not saying anything on whether the ITR filing date will be extended or not. In this case, file income tax return before 31st July.
Income Tax Return: If you have not yet filed income tax return for assessment year 2023-24, then fill ITR immediately. Taxpayers now have only three days i.e. 72 hours left to file ITR. The Income Tax Department has tweeted that till now five crore income tax returns have been filed.
Thanking taxpayers and tax professionals, the Income Tax Department said that the milestone of 5 crore ITRs has been achieved three days earlier than last year. The tax department said that till July 27, 2023, five crore ITRs have been filed. While last year till July 30, 5 crore ITRs were filed.
According to the Income Tax Department, out of 5.03 crore ITRs filed till July 27, 4.46 crore ITRs have been e-verified. Out of all the ITRs that have been filed so far, 88% ITRs have been e-verified. Out of 4.46 crore ITRs that have been verified, 2.69 crore ITRs have been processed.
The Income Tax Department said that the helpdesk of the department is available for taxpayers for 24 hours for ITR filling, tax payment and other related services. Taxpayers are being helped through calls, live chats, webex sessions and social media.
The Income Tax Department told that these facilities will be available till 31 July 2023. These services will continue to be available for taxpayers on Saturdays and Sundays as well. The Income Tax Department has appealed to such taxpayers who have not yet filed the return for the assessment year 2023-24 to fill the ITR immediately to avoid last minute rush.