Ministry of Finance has informed that more than 6.63 crore Income Tax Returns (ITRs) have been filed till 15th March for FY 21. More than 5.43 lakh ITRs were filed on the date itself and over 13.84 lakh ITRs were filed in the last 5 days. As the extended due date to file Tax Audit Report and Statutory Forms was 15th March 2022.
Out of the 6.63 crore ITRs filed for AY 2021-22, 46% are ITR-1 (3.03 crore), 9% are ITR-2 (57.6 lakh), 15% are ITR-3 (1.02 crore), 26% are ITR-4 (1.75 crore), 2% are ITR-5 (15.1 lakh), ITR-6 (9.3 lakh) and ITR-7 (2.18 lakh).
While, out of the 6.63 crore ITRs filed for AY 2021-22, more than 6.01 crore ITRs have been verified (75% using Aadhaar OTP). Out of the verified ITRs, more than 5.17 crore ITRs have been processed and 1.83 crore refunds for AY 2021-22 have been issued till such date.
Further, more than 99.27 lakh statutory forms were filed in FY 21 till 15th March, including 26.19 lakh Form 3CB-CD, 2.76 lakh Form 3CA-3CD, 20.9 lakh Form 15CA, 5.4 lakh Form 15CB, 2.27 lakh 10A, 5.86 lakh 10E, 77,634 Form 35 and 23.79 lakh TDS statements.