No change in ITR forms, only utility software updated: CBDT

NEW DELHI: No change has been made in income-tax return (ITR) forms, only the utility software has been updated, the CBDT said Tuesday, quashing reports circulating on social media about “large-scale changes” in the forms troubling taxpayers.

The policy-making body of the Income Tax Department issued a statement saying the updating process of these forms’ utility software does not hamper the filing of returns, the deadline for which is July 31.

It also said that over 1.38 crore entities have already filed their income-tax returns till now.

“No change has been made in any of the ITR forms including ITR-2 and ITR-3 since the notification made on the April 1, the first day of the assessment year 2019-20, on April 1. (AGENCIES)