The other day Central Board of Direct Taxes extended the due date from 31-07-2015 to 31-08-2015. This is not the first time and certainly not the last time that the date for filing of Tax Audit report/ITR have been extended
Due Dates of Filing Income Tax Returns and Tax Audit Report:
Under section 44AB of income tax act, the specified date for furnishing the Tax Audit report is the due date for filing of income tax return applicable to the assessee.
Assessee who have not entered into any an international transaction or specified domestic transaction:
Due Dates Extension for Filing of ITR and Tax Audit Reports since AY 2003-04:
Normally all extensions have been carried out by issuing order under section 119 of the income tax act. Under this section, Central Board of Direct Taxes can issue orders, instructions and directions to subordinate authorities for proper administration of Income Tax Act.
The orders issued in last ten-twelve years for extension of due dates for filing of income tax returns and specified date for furnishing of Tax audit report under section 44AB are given hereunder. However users placing reliance on the same are advised to verify the same .