CBDT extends Income Tax Returns filing deadline for audit cases by a month to 31 October

The CBDT on Thursday extended the 30 September deadline by a month for filing of income tax returns (ITRs) for special cases requiring audit reports

Press Trust of India September 27, 2019 11:22:18 IST
CBDT extends Income Tax Returns filing deadline for audit cases by a month to 31 October
  • On consideration of representations recd (received) 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

  • This category of ITR is to be filed by those entities that are assessed under section 44AB of the I-T Act such as companies, partnership firms, proprietorship among others and their accounts are to be audited before filing

  • Certain categories of individuals like a working partner in a firm also fall under this clause

New Delhi: The CBDT on Thursday extended the 30 September deadline by a month for filing of income tax returns (ITRs) for special cases requiring audit reports. 

The new deadline is 31 October. 

"On consideration of representations recd (received) 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," the CBDT said in a late-night statement.

It said a formal notification for the same will be issued soon.

This category of ITR is to be filed by those entities that are assessed under section 44AB of the I-T Act such as companies, partnership firms, proprietorship among others and their accounts are to be audited before filing. 

Certain categories of individuals like a working partner in a firm also fall under this clause. 

The Central Board of Direct Taxes frames policy for the income tax department.

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