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ITR filing: 60 million tax returns filed for FY2022-23 till July 30

As many as 60 million tax returns have been filed for income earned in 2022-23 fiscal, thus crossing the number of ITRs filed till July 31 last year

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The last date for filing income tax returns for the previous year by salaried class and those who do not have to get their accounts audited is July 31.

Press Trust of India New Delhi

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More than 60 million tax returns have been filed for income earned in fiscal year 2022-23 (FY23) thus crossing the number of ITRs filed till July 31 last year. The last date for filing income tax returns for the previous year by salaried class and those who do not have to get their accounts audited is July 31. 
 
“More than 6 crore ITRs have been filed so far (30th July), out of which about 26.76 lakh ITRs have been filed today till 6.30 pm!,” the I-T department tweeted on Sunday. Giving statistics of the tax return filing, the department said more than 13 million successful logins were recorded on the e-filing portal till 6.30 pm on Sunday.
 
“To assist taxpayers for ITR filing, tax payment and other related services, our helpdesk is functioning on 24x7 basis, and we are providing support through calls, live chats, WebEx sessions & social media,” the department tweeted. Earlier, the finance ministry had said that it was not planning to extend the deadline for filing of income tax returns. Feedback in community discussions had indicated that most people want just a two-week extension to be able to file their returns in view of floods and heavy rains.

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First Published: Jul 30 2023 | 3:35 PM IST

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