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Over 6 crore ITRs filed until 6.30 pm right now: Income tax division

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Income tax division on Sunday saidmore than 6 croreincome tax returns (ITRs) have been filed for fiscal 12 months 2022-23 thus far, of which about 27 lakh ITRs had been filed onJuly 30.

“More than 6 crore ITRs have been filed thus far (thirtieth July), out of which about 26.76 lakh ITRs have been filed right now until 6.30 pm!” the I-T division tweeted.

The variety of ITRs filed has exceeded the variety of returns filed final 12 months until July 31.

The division additionally stated greater than 1.30 crore profitable logins had been there on the e-filing portal until 6.30 pm, Sunday.

“To help taxpayers for ITR submitting, tax fee and different associated providers, our helpdesk is performing on 24×7 foundation, and we’re offering assist by calls, dwell chats, WebEx periods & social media,” the division tweeted.

Till 1 pm on Sunday,as many as 5.83 crore ITRs had been filed for fiscal 12 months 2022-23,the division stated earlier.Over 46 lakh profitable logins on the e-filing portal had been seen until 1 pm on Sunday.

The final date for submitting revenue tax returns for the earlier 12 months by salaried class and those that wouldn’t have to get their accounts audited is July 31.



On July 24, CBDT chairperson Nitin Gupta stated over 4 crore ITRs for the 2022-23 monetary 12 months had been filed and about 7% of those are new or first-time filers.

More than half of those ITRs have been processed resulting in 80 lakh refunds until then, he had stated.

The “scarcity of manpower at each stage was impeding our efforts to provide even higher outcomes,” Gupta had said, and urged Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman for a “quick approval” of the division’s cadre restructuring proposal.

On July 27, a parliamentary panel requested the finance ministry to expeditiously come out with a typical ITR kind to ease I-T return submitting for people and non-business taxpayers.

The ministry had in November final 12 months proposed to come back out with a user-friendly widespread revenue tax return kind for all taxpayers, besides trusts and non-profit organisations.

The Standing Committee on Finance, chaired by BJP MP Jayant Sinha, had earlier flagged difficulties being confronted by folks in submitting revenue tax returns and urged the tax division to make the method less complicated and extra taxpayer pleasant.


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Updated: 30 Jul 2023, 09:39 PM IST