The Income Tax division on Wednesday mentioned it has issued refunds worth over ₹ 1.64 lakh crore to over 1.41 crore taxpayers to this point this fiscal.
This consists of Personal earnings tax (PIT) refunds amounting to ₹ 53,070 crore and company tax refunds of over ₹ 1.10 lakh crore throughout this era.
“CBDT issues refunds of over ₹ 1,64,016 crore to more than 1.41 crore taxpayers between 1st April, 2020 to 04th January, 2021. Income tax refunds of ₹ 53,070 crore have been issued in 1,38,85,044 cases & corporate tax refunds of ₹ 1,10,946 crore have been issued in 2,06,847 cases,” the Income Tax division tweeted.
The Department on Tuesday had mentioned that over 5 crore earnings tax returns (ITRs) for fiscal 12 months 2019-20 have been filed till January 4.
The authorities has prolonged the ITR submitting deadline for people till January 10, and for corporations till February 15.