The last date to file your IT Return is here. The government has notified us that the last date is December 31, 2021. According to media reports, the ITR portal is facing a lot of technical issues so if your ITR was not filed once, you must keep trying.
A penalty of Rs 5,000 has to be paid if you fail to file the ITR before the due date. ITR tweeted the following to remind all citizens about the deadline:
Do remember to file your Income Tax Return for AY 2021-22 within the extended due date of 31st December, 2021.
Don't wait, File NOW!
Pl visit: https://t.co/GYvO3n9wMf#FileNow #ITR pic.twitter.com/yEuGY4Qt9f
— Income Tax India (@IncomeTaxIndia) December 28, 2021Advertisement
Take a final look at the list of documents you have to submit for your ITR:
It is also known as ACS that includes all the essential information related to the tax of the taxpayer. It also includes TDS details. The form is available at the portal to download.
Form No. 16
This document is issued by the employer to the employee. It depicts that taxes have been duly deducted from the employee’s salary and deposited to the IT department. It also contains other details of the salary.
There are various investments people opt for to save taxes like insurance premiums, PPF, medical insurance etc. The prods or receipts of all these transactions have to be submitted to the IT Dept. for claiming the deductions in the tax.
Interest Income Proofs
The citizens also have to submit the proof/certificate giving details about the interest they have received at the end of the financial year from their FDs (Fixed Deposits) and savings. These receipts of interest will be easily available in your bank’s net banking app. You can also physically obtain it from your bank.
So, here are a few documents that you require to file the ITR. Make sure you have them all. You must file your IT Return to avoid any sort of penalty.
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