Income tax e-filers drop by over 6.6 lakh in FY19: Official data

May 06, 2019 |
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Income tax e-filers drop by over 6.6 lakh in FY19: Official data

NEW DELHI: In a first in recent history of tax filings, income tax e-filings in FY2019 have dropped by more than 6.6 lakh, a trend that analysts said was surprising as tax base was expected to increase post demonetisation. 

According to statistics put out on Income Tax Department's e-filing website, income tax e-filings in FY 2018-19 was 6.68 crore, down from 6.74 crore in the previous fiscal. E-filers in FY 2016-17 were 5.28 crore. 

 

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