ALERT for Tax payer’s- CBDT issues refunds of over Rs 45,896 crore between April 1 and August 2; also check extended DUE DATES for e-filing of various forms

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued income tax refund of over Rs 45,896 crore between April 1, 2021 to August 2, 2021, said Income Tax India on Saturday. The refunds were made to more than 21.32 lakh taxpayers during the same period, it said.
 
The Central Board of Direct Taxes issued Income tax and corporate tax refunds of Rs 13,694 crore in 20,12,802 cases & Rs. 32,203 crore cases, respectively.
 
The Income tax India took to Twitter and posted, “CBDT issues refunds of over Rs 45,896 crore to more than 21.32 lakh taxpayers between 1st April, 2021 to 02nd August, 2021. Income tax refunds of Rs. 13,694 crore have been issued in 20,12,802 cases & corporate tax refunds of Rs. 32,203 crore have been issued in 1,19,173 cases.”
 
Earlier on July 30, the CBDT has informed that it has issued refunds of over Rs 43,991 crore till July 26 in the current fiscal.
 
Recently, the CBDT has also extended due dates for electronic filing of various Forms under the Income-tax Act, 1961.
 
“On consideration of difficulties reported by the taxpayers and other stakeholders in electronic filing of certain Forms under the provisions of the Income-tax Act,1961 read with Income-tax Rules,1962 (Rules), Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has decided to further extend the due dates for electronic filing of such Forms vide Circular No.15/2021 dated 03.08.2021, ” a statement from the Ministry of Finanace has said.
 
The details of extension of dates are as under:
 
*The Quarterly statement in Form No. 15CC to be furnished by authorized dealer in respect of remittances made for the quarter ending on 30th June, 2021, required to be furnished on or before 15th July, 2021 under Rule 37BB of the Rules, as extended to 31st July, 2021 vide Circular No.12 of 2021 dated 25.06.2021, may be filed on or before 31st August, 2021;
 
The Equalization Levy Statement in Form No.1 for the Financial Year 2020- 21, which was required to be filed on or before 30th June, 2021, as extended to 31st July, 2021 vide Circular No.12 of 2021 dated 25.06.2021, may be filed on or before 31st August, 2021;
 
*The Statement of Income paid or credited by an investment fund to its unit holder in Form No. 64D for the Previous Year 2020-21, required to be furnished on or before 15th June, 2021 under Rule 12CB of the Rules, as extended to 15th July, 2021 vide Circular No.12 of 2021 dated 25.06.2021, may be furnished on or before 15th September, 2021;
 
*The Statement of Income paid or credited by an investment fund to its unit holder in Form No. 64C for the Previous Year 2020-21, required to be furnished on or before 30th June, 2021 under Rule 12CB of the Rules, as extended to 31st July, 2021 vide Circular No.12 of 2021 dated 25.06.2021, may be furnished on or before 30th September, 2021.
 
Further, considering the non-availability of the utility for e-filing of certain Forms, the CBDT has decided to extend the due dates for electronic filing of such Forms as under:
 
Intimation to be made by a Pension Fund in respect of each investment made by it in India in Form No. 10BBB for the quarter ending on 30th June,2021, required to be furnished on or before 31st July,2021 under Rule 2DB of the Rules, may be furnished on or before 30th September, 2021;
 
Intimation to be made by Sovereign Wealth Fund in respect of investments made by it in India in Form II SWF for the quarter ending on 30th June, 2021, required to be furnished on or before 31st July, 2021 as per Circular No.15 of 2020 dated 22.07.2020, may be furnished on or before 30th September, 2021.
 
 
Disclaimer
 

This content is for educational purposes only. This does NOT constitute NOR does this form part of neither it is to be construed as, A LEGAL OPINION. The analysis is solely based on the reading abilities of the Author. They may be correct/incorrect as per you. No representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or given in respect of any information provided. Further, this is only a knowledge sharing initiative done by the Author. UNDER NO circumstances should any recipient rely on this communication as a basis for any legal decision. The views expressed are of personal to the author. They do not reflect the views of any organization he may be directly/indirectly associated with. Neither CA Jayprakash Pandey nor any of its affiliates accepts any legal liability, or responsibility, for, or provides any assurance or guarantee of accuracy, authenticity, completeness, correctness, dependability, reliability, suitability or timeliness of, any part of this article. The contents of this article are based only on the understanding of the Law, Rules, Notifications, etc. of the author and THEY ARE NOT BASIS FOR ANY LEGAL OPINION.
THE CONTENTS OF THIS ARTICLE CANNOT BE USED IN ANY COURT OF LAW. YOU ARE ADVISED TO READ THE LAW YOURSELF AND GIVE ANY OPINION TO YOUR CLIENTS AS THE FACTS OF EACH AND EVERY CASE ARE UNIQUE IN ITSELF.