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CBDT extends Tax Audit Due Date to 31st Oct, 2018

politicallyexposedperson-k10C--621x414@LiveMintCBDT further extends due date for filing of Income Tax Returns & Tax audit reports from 15th Oct,2018 to 31st Oct, 2018 for all assessees liable to file ITRs for AY 2018-19 by 30.09.2018, after considering representations from stakeholders. Liability to pay interest u/s 234A of IT Act will remain.

F.No. 225/358/2018/ITA.II

Government of India

Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
North-Block, ITA.II Division
New Delhi
Dated: 8th of October, 2018

Order under Section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961

On consideration of representations from various stakeholders for further extension of due date being 30th September, 2018 for purpose of filing return of income as well as various reports of audit pertaining to Assessment Year 2018-2019 for assessees covered under clause (a) of Explanation 2 of section 139(1) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (Act), the Board, in partial modification of its order dated 24.09.2018 in file of even number, hereby, further extends the due date for filing of return of income and reports of audit pertaining to Assessment Year 2018-2019 from 15th October, 2018 to 31st October, 2018. However, as specified in earlier order dated 24.09.2018, assessees filing their return of income within the extended due date shall be liable for levy of interest as per provisions of section 234A of the Act.

(Rajarajeswari R.)

Under Secretary to Government of India


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