ITR filing 2023: According to the Income Tax Department, the last date for filing ITR for FY 2022-23 and Assessment Year 2023-24 is 31 July 2023.
So far, more than three crore Income Tax Returns (ITR) have been submitted for the income earned in the financial year 2022-23 and about 91 percent of these returns have been verified electronically. Giving this information in a tweet on Wednesday, the Income Tax Department said that till July 18, a total of 3.06 crore ITRs have been submitted. Out of these, e-verification of 2.81 crore returns has been done, which is more than 91 percent of the total returns.
With this, the Income Tax Department said that out of the electronically verified returns, more than 1.50 crore returns have been processed. The department said that compared to last year, the figure of submission of three crore ITRs this year has been achieved seven days earlier.
The deadline for filing returns will not increase
The last date for submission of ITR for the financial year 2022-23 is 31 July. Generally, the deadline for filing returns has been extended, but this time the Income Tax Department has denied its possibility. The Income Tax Department has said that we expect and urge all those who have not filed ITR for Assessment Year 2023-24, such taxpayers to file their ITR at the earliest to avoid last minute rush.
Easy ITR Filing
Filing of ITR is not a very complicated task. If you try yourself, you can file your ITR sitting comfortably at home in a few easy steps. Today we are telling you how you can file ITR for free by yourself. The process of filing ITR online is known as e-filing. The Income Tax Department has set up an independent portal for e-filing of ITR, which is completely free of cost. In addition, there are some private entities registered by the Income Tax Department that enable the e-filing process through their websites.
Keep these documents ready to file ITR To file
ITR, first of all keep your PAN, Aadhaar card, bank account number, investment details and its proof/certificate, Form 16, Form 26AS with you, because your All the information related to ITR will be available from these documents only.