The income tax department today said it will open 264 special counters from July 21-31 in the Capital and national capital territory region, to accept returns from individual taxpayers.
“The income tax department would set up 264 special counters to receive income tax returns at Mayur Bhawan and Pragati Maidan for the benefit of taxpayers,” Income Tax Delhi Circle-I chief commissioner Meenakshi Singh told reporters.
The Mayur Bhawan counters will be operational from July 21-23 and from July 26-27, while the Pragati Maidan counters will be open from July 28-31.
The department expects to receive over 5 lakh returns in these two camps compared to 4.5 lakh last year. The last day for filing returns is July 31.
“I advice the public not be wait for the last day (July 31) to file their returns.”