CBDT identifies ITR non-filers, asked to submit ITR or respond within 21 days

The CBDT has identified ITR non – filers through Non – filers Monitoring System (NMS) using Data Analytics. Non – filers are requested to assess their tax liability for AY 2018 – 2019 and file their Income Tax Returns(ITR) or submit online response within 21 days. If the explanation offered is found satisfactory, matters will be closed online. However, in cases where no return is filed or no response is submitted, initiation of penalty proceedings under income – tax act 1961 will be considered.

Below is the press release

CBDT identifies non filers circular