NEW DELHI: The last date for filing of income tax returns+ (ITRs) for the financial year 2016-17 will not be extended beyond Monday’s deadline, a top official said on Sunday.
“The last date for filing of ITRs remains July 31. There are no plans to extend this deadline. The department has already received over 2 crore returns filed electronically. The department requests taxpayers to file their return in time,” the official said.
On reports of the e-filing website facing some glitches, the official said that no major glitches have been reported with the department’s e-filing website – http://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/ – barring a few times when the portal was “interrupted for maintenance”.