Income Tax Return Filing Deadline EXTENDED: Check due dates, reason and other details here
The central government on Thursday extended the deadline till December 31 for filing of income tax returns by individuals for the financial year 2021, amid the coronavirus pandemic and technical glitches in the IT portal. Check the details here:
Deadline extended till December 31
Reason behind extending date
The Finance Ministry said in a statement that the decision has been taken considering the difficulties reported by the taxpayers and other stakeholders in filing of Income Tax Returns and various reports of audit for the Assessment Year 2021-22 under the Income-tax Act, 1961. With regard to resolution of glitches in the tax portal, the finance ministry on Wednesday said it is continuously engaging with Infosys to ensure a smooth filing experience for taxpayers.