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ITR and Tax Audit Due date extended to 15th October’2018

F.No.225/358/2018/ITA.1I

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes

North-Block, ITt· II Division New Delhi, the 24’h of September, 2018 

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

On due consideration of representations from various stakeholders for exten ing the due date, being 30th September, 2018, for filing of income-tax returns and various repes of audit pertaining to assessment-year 2018-19 for assessees’ covered under clause (a) of f xPlanation 2 to section 139(1) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (Act) read with relevant provisions of the Act & Income-tax Rules, the CBDT, hereby extends the due date for filing of income-tat returns as well as all reports of audit (which were required to be filed by the said specified dati)’ from 30th September, 2018 to 15th October, 2018. However, there shall be no extension of t e due date for purpose of Explanation 1 to section 234A (Interest for defaults in furnishing retur ) of the Act and the assessee shall remain liable for payment of interest as per provisions of sec ion 234A of the Act.

(Rajarajeswari R.)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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