Special Counters to file I-T Returns; for the next 5 days at Income Tax Office
“Special counters have been opened at Chennai’s Income Tax Office in order to handle the last minute rush. These counters will function for the next five days starting August 27”.
Special counters to file Income Tax returns already opened in New Delhi being open including Saturdays and Sundays. Now, special counters have been opened at the Income tax office in Chennai Nungambakkam to enable the general public to file their tax returns.
These counters will start functioning from Thursday (August 27), until August 31. Taxpayers within the limits of Chennai can file the tax returns between 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM on all days, including Saturdays and Sundays. Those with taxable incomes of less than Rs.5 lakhs per annum and pensioners can file their returns.
Online method of paying taxes: Those within the limits of Tambaram can file their tax returns at the Tambaram Income Tax Office. Details and information regarding the office at which the returns have to be filed are available on www.incometax.gov.in. Taxpayers must provide details including PAN Card number, bank account number, IFSC Code and their mobile phone numbers.
Those with income over Rs.5 lakhs and those seeing refunds shall necessarily file the returns online for the Financial Years 2014-15 and 2015-16.
Senior citizens and differently-abled persons: The rules have been relaxed for those over the age of 80. They can fill up the returns and submit them at the counters. Special counters have been created for senior citizens and differently-abled persons.
Assistance counters, assistant income tax assessors, UTI counters, counters in nationalized banks to pay income tax, and PAN card verification counters will also function.
For further details and clarifications regarding filing income tax returns, please contact the Public Relation Officer at 044-28338314