Income Tax returns filing deadline extended to December 31

The government extended the deadline for filing Income Tax returns by individuals till December 31, due to the Pandemic and technical glitches in the Income Tax portal.

Earlier, the deadline was extended to September 30, 2021. Usually, the last date is July 31.

“On consideration of difficulties reported by the tax payers and other stakeholders in filing Income Tax Returns and various reports of audit for the Assessment Year 2021-22 under the Income Tax Act, 1961, Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) has decided to further extend the due dates for filing the returns and various reports of audit for the Assessment Year 2021-22,” the Finance Ministry said.