Extension of Income Tax ITR-Tax Audit Due Date AY 2016-17 to 17-10-2016 from 30-09-2016 due to clash of IDS-2016 declaration filing-CBDT Order u/s 119

Extension of Income Tax ITR-Tax Audit Due Date AY 2016-17 to 17-10-2016 from 30-09-2016 due to clash of IDS-2016 declaration filing.

Extension of ITR-Tax Audit Due Date AY 2016-17

F.No.225/195/2016-ITA-II
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

North Block. ITA.II Division
New Delhi, the  9th September, 2016

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

The last date for making declarations under the Income Declaration Scheme 2016 is 30th September, 2016 which coincides with the last date of filing Income-tax returns by the tax payers whose accounts are audited and who are required to furnish the returns of income for Assessment Year 2016-17 by 30th September, 2016 as per provisions of section 139 (1) of Income tax Act, 1961.

In order to remove inconvenience and to facilitate ease of compliance, the Central Board of Direct Taxes, in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Income­ tax Act, 1961, hereby extends the ‘due-date’ for furnishing such returns of Income from 30th September, 2016 to 17th October, 2016, in case of tax payers throughout India, who are liable to furnish their Income-tax return by the said ‘due-date’.

(Deepshikha Sharma)

Director to the Government of India

Copy to:

  1. PS to F./OSD to FM / PS to MoS(F)
  2. PS to Revenue Secretary
  3. Chairperson (CBDT), All Members, CBDT
  4. All CCsiT/CCsiT/Pr.DsGIT /DsGIT
  5. All Joint SecretariesjCsiT, CBDT
  6. Directors/Deputy Secretaries/Under Secretaries of Central Board of Direct Taxes
  7. ADG(Systems)-4 with request to place the order on official
  8. CIT, Data Base Cell for placing it on irs officers website.
  9. The Institute of Chartered Accountant s of India, New Delhi
  10. All Chambers of Commerces
  11. CIT(M&TP), CBDT
  12. ADG(PR,PP&OL) for placing on twitter handle of the department

(Deepshikha Sharma)

Director to the Government of India

Download Order u/s 119 Click Here >>
Related Update: Due date extensions for last 12 Years Click Here >>

Note:
CBDT vide clarification dated 14th September, 2016 has cleared the doubts and clarified that its order shall also apply to for the purpose of specified due date u/s 44AB  Click Here >>

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