Over 4.67 cr ITRs filed so far, 15.49 lakh alone in single day

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New Delhi, Dec 28 (PTI) Over 4.67 crore income tax returns have been filed, including more than 15.49 lakh ITRs filed on December 27 alone, the I-T department said on Tuesday.

The last date for filing ITRs for the 2020-21 fiscal ended March 31, 2021, by individual taxpayers is December 31, extended from the original date of July 31, 2021.

"Over 4.67 crore Income Tax Returns (ITRs) have been filed on the new e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department as on 27th December 2021. More than 15.49 lakh ITRs were filed on 27.12.2021, and this number is likely to increase further as the due date of 31st December 2021 is approaching,” the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said in a statement.