Income Tax Dept extends last date of filing of ITRs and Tax Audit Reports


The Income Tax department has extended the last date of filing of the Income Tax Returns and Tax Audit Reports for 2018-19 from 30 September to 31 October.

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A fresh notification by the Central Board of Direct Taxes read, “On consideration of representations recd from across the country,CBDT has decided to extend the due date for filing of ITRs & Tax Audit Reports from 30th Sep,2019 to 31st of Oct,2019 in respect of persons whose accounts are required to be audited.Formal Notification will follow.”

This comes just days after the CBDT had denied media reports of its plan to extend the due date of filing the ITRs to 18 October. Denying the rumours, the CBDT had said, “The notification of due date extension pertaining to filing of ITRs that is being circulated on social media platforms is not genuine. Taxpayers are advised not to fall prey to such false news.”

The last of filing individual tex returns was 31 July.


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