Today is the last day to file income tax return
Due to technical problems people are unable to fill income tax return
People are demanding to extend the deadline for filing ITR
New Delhi. Today is the last day to file Income Tax Return (ITR) for the financial year 2021-22 (AY 2022-23). Taxpayers are left with only a few hours from now to file ITR. Penalty will have to be paid for not filing ITR within the deadline. However, the problem is that on the last day of filing ITR, many people are unable to file ITR due to technical difficulties.
This type of error is coming to the users on the income tax website
1. The validations are failing. Zip code is being asked.
2. Zip code is appearing different from the pin code in the description. However this is not a field while entering the details in the online form
3. Preview is also showing zip code and pin code as same field but users are unable to proceed.
These errors are coming in cases where the users are making capital gains from the sale of the property.
Efforts to extend the last date on social media intensified
Through social media, people are also demanding to increase the deadline for filling ITR. Behind this, they are citing technical difficulties in filing ITR. In the past, many hashtags trended on Twitter and are happening even today.
Income Tax Department issued FAQ
The Income Tax Department has released a set of Frequently Asked Questions. Here are the answers to 10 major questions that taxpayers asked while filing ITR.
Corporates and businessmen have to file returns by 31 October
The date of filing IT return varies according to the category of taxpayers. Salaried people have to file ITR by 31st July while corporates and businessmen have to file returns by 31st October.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 31, 2022, 19:39 IST