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No extension in date of filing of IT Returns for Tax Year-2021

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Raza Kazmi

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue has re-iterated its position that there shall not be any extension in the statutory date of filing of income tax returns for Tax Year 2021.
The last date of filing of income tax returns for Individuals, AOPs and companies having special tax year is 30th September, 2021.
FBR has stated in a press release that the system is working seamlessly and around 150,000 returns were filed on 28th September which was highest ever number filed in a single day. In the meantime, FBR, like last year has enhanced its system capacity to provide seamless services to the taxpayers.
FBR has urged the taxpayers to file their income tax returns before the deadline to avoid legal complications.
Meanwhile, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has stepped up its countrywide crackdown against smuggling. On 28th September, a joint team of Collectorate of Customs Enforcement and Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation Customs, Lahore upon receipt of credible information carried out counter smuggling operations on G.T Road in the districts of Okara, Kasur, Sahiwal and Lahore and apprehended eight containers loaded with smuggled fabric, tyres, milk, welding rods, Rani Juice etc. worth millions of rupees.
The initial investigation revealed that the offenders were carrying fake clearance documents. Five persons have been arrested and further investigations are under way.