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Updated on: Wednesday, December 22, 2021, 04:54 PM IST

Over 4 cr ITRs e-filed so far for FY21; around 8.7 lakh returns being filed on December 21 alone: IT dept

With December 31 being the last date for filing FY21 income tax returns (ITRs) for individual taxpayers, there has been surge in e-filing and 46.77 lakh returns were filed in the last seven days./ Representational Image |

With December 31 being the last date for filing FY21 income tax returns (ITRs) for individual taxpayers, there has been surge in e-filing and 46.77 lakh returns were filed in the last seven days./ Representational Image |

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More than 4 crore ITRs for the last fiscal have been efiled, with around 8.7 lakh returns being filed on December 21 alone, the I-T department said on Wednesday.

With December 31 being the last date for filing FY21 income tax returns (ITRs) for individual taxpayers, there has been surge in e-filing and 46.77 lakh returns were filed in the last seven days.

''Over 4 crore Income Tax Returns filed! 46.77 lakh #ITRs filed in last 7 days & over 8.7 lakh #ITRs filed on 21st December, 2021,'' the I-T department tweeted.

The department has been reminding taxpayers to file their returns for fiscal year 2020-21 (ended March 31,2021) by sending SMS and emails to those who have not filed yet.

The last date of filing ITR has been extended till December 31, from July 31.

(With inputs from PTI)

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Published on: Wednesday, December 22, 2021, 04:54 PM IST
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