Now only 2 days are left to file Income Tax Return (ITR filing).
The government has not yet extended the last date for filing ITR.
With the demand to extend the date, people got Extend Due Date Immediately trended on Twitter.
New Delhi. Now only 2 days are left to file Income Tax Return. 31st July is the last date for this. People were thinking that by July 27 or 28, the government will issue a notification and extend the last date for filing ITR. But till now no such notification has been issued.
The day of Friday has almost passed today and till now no announcement has been made to extend this date. In such a situation, people have raised their demand through social networking site Twitter. Today, while demanding it, people got trend Extend Due Date Immediately. Meaning that the last date should be extended immediately.
Taxpayers counted 5 reasons
Taxpayers are complaining about the problem related to the portal and requesting the Income Tax Department to extend the time limit. On Twitter, a user named CA Nitin Nayak wrote – #Extend_Due_Date_Immediately. He also gave his reasoning behind the demand to increase it. He wrote- 1. 26AS and AIS are not matching. 2. The portal is not fully functional. 3. 26AS not updated as of June 15th. 4. Forms are not available for timely filing. 5. Dates for filing TDS and GST returns clash.
Let us tell you that after the last date is over, the taxpayers who file ITR will have to pay a late fee. Late filing of ITR will attract a penalty of Rs 1,000 for people earning less than Rs 5 lakh. And if someone’s total income is more than Rs 5 lakh, then he will have to pay Rs 5,000 as fine.
Meanwhile, according to the data provided by community social media platform LocalCircles, 41 per cent of Indians eligible to file returns have not yet filed, according to a Zee Business news. Around 10 per cent said that they were facing technical glitches.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 29, 2022, 16:45 IST