Published On: Fri, Aug 21st, 2015

Special IT return counters for salaried tax payers

New Delhi: The income tax department will open special IT return counters for salaried tax payers between August 24-31 at Pratyaksha Kar Bhawan here.

Anita Kapur ,Chairperson of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex authority of Income Tax department.

Anita Kapur ,Chairperson of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex authority of Income Tax department.

The special counters are being organised to facilitate smaller tax payers having salary/pension income to file paper return, the Finance Ministry said in a statement.

For the assessment year 2015-16, corresponding to the financial year 2014-15, e-filing of return of income is mandatory for persons whose total income exceeds Rs 5 lakhs or if the return contains a claim for refund.

Similar facilitation counters are also being set-up in other metropolitan cities based on local requirements, the statement said.

PTI

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