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Over 2 Cr ITR Filed On Income Tax Department E-portal: FinMin

Meanwhile, all Income Tax Returns (ITR) have been made available for e-filing. More than 2 crore ITRs for AY 2021-22 have been filed on the portal, of which ITRs 1 and 4 constitute 86 per cent.

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The Union Ministry of Finance, on Thursday, said that the e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department has marked receipt of more than 2 crore Income Tax returns as of 13th October 2021. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Central Government launched the new portal on 7th June this year, amid the initial glitches faced by several taxpayers who had reported difficulties in the functioning of the portal. According to the ministry, a number of technical issues have since been resolved and the performance of the portal has substantially stabilized.

"Over 13.44 crore unique taxpayers have logged in till 13th October 2021. Approximately 54.70 lakh taxpayers have availed of a ‘forgot password’ facility to obtain their passwords," the ministry said in an official statement.  

Meanwhile, all Income Tax Returns (ITR) have been made available for e-filing. More than 2 crore ITRs for AY 2021-22 have been filed on the portal, of which ITRs 1 and 4 constitute 86 per cent. 

The Ministry informed that more than 1.70 crore returns have been e-verified, out of which 1.49 crore are through Aadhaar-based OTP.

"Of the verified ITRs 1 and 4, over 1.06 crore ITRs have been processed and over 36.22 lakh refunds for AY 2021-22 have been issued. Processing of ITRs 2  & 3 will be taken up shortly," it said.  

The Finance Ministry also said that more than 15.72 lakh Statutory Forms have been submitted including 9.08 lakh TDS statements, 1.29 lakh Form 10A for registration of Trusts/institutions, 1.98 lakh Form 10E for arrears of salary, 23,920 Form 35 pertaining to the filing of Appeal and 22,075 DTVSV Form 4 till 13th October 2021. 

"In response to feedback from taxpayers, the submission process of 15CA and 15CB forms required for foreign remittances have been revamped. Over 1.83 lakh 15CA and 37,870 15CB forms have been filed. More than 21.40 lakh e-PANs have been allotted online free of cost," according to the ministry. 

The Income Tax Department has strongly urged all taxpayers to view their Form 26AS through the e-filing portal to verify the accuracy of the TDS and Tax Payments and avail of pre-filling of ITRs.


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