Ministry of finance has informed that, as on 15th December, 2021, 3.59 crore Income Tax Returns(ITRs) have been filed for FY 2020-21 on the new income tax e-filing portal.
Out of the 3.59 crore ITRs filed, 57.6% are ITR1 (2.07 crore), 8.3% is ITR2 (29.70 lakh), 9.4% is ITR3 (33.61 lakh), 23.4% are ITR4 (84.05 lakh), ITR5 (3.12 lakh), ITR6 (1.33 lakh) and ITR7 (0.24 lakh).
Over 3.11 crore returns have been e-verified, out of which more than 2.69 crore are through Aadhaar based OTP. Out of e-verified ITRs more than 2.38 crore ITRs have been processed and over 90.95 crore refunds have been issued for FY 21.
Further, overall 9.83 lakh DSCs have been registered. Over 37.92 lakh Statutory Forms have been submitted including 15.30 lakh TDS statements, 1.61 lakh Form 10A for registration of Trusts/institutions, 3.90 lakh Form 10E for arrears of salary, 51,302 Form 35 pertaining to filing of Appeal and 35,741 DTVSV Form 4 till 15th December, 2021.
Over 8.88 lakh Form 15CA, 2.18 lakh Form 15CB, 26,753 Form 3CA, 2.67 lakh Form 3CB have been filed. More than 32.13 lakh e-PANs have been allotted online free of cost.
The number of ITRs filed per day has crossed 6 lakh and increasing everyday as the extended due date of 31st December, 2021 is approaching. Income tax department has requested taxpayers who are yet to file their Income Tax returns for FY 21 to file their returns at the earliest.