Extension of ITR filing due date of 31st July 2018 to 31st August 2018 by CBDT

Extension of ITR filing due date of 31st July 2018 to 31st August 2018 by CBDT. The applicability of late fee u/s 234F also gets extended automatically

F.No. 225/242/2018/ITA.II
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes (ITA.II division)

North-Block, New Delhi, the 261   July, 2018

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

For certain categories of taxpayers, the ‘due-date’ of filing income-tax  return for assessment-year 2018-2019 is 31.07.2018. Upon consideration of the matter, the Central Board of Direct Taxes, in exercise of its powers under section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘Act’) hereby, extends the ‘due-date’ of filing income-tax return, as prescribed in section 139(1) of the Act, from 31st July, 2018 to 31st August, 2018.

(Rajarajeswari R.)
Under-Secretary to the Government of India

Copy to:-

  1. PS to M./OSD to FM/PS to MOS(F}
  2. PS to Finance Secretary
  3. Chairman  (CBDT) ,All  Members, CBDT
  4. All Pr.CCsiT/CCsiT/Pr .DsGIT/DsGIT
  5. All Joint  Secretaries/CsiT,  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 website
  8. Add CIT, Data Base Cell for placing it on irsofficers website
  9. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, IP Estate, New Delhi- 110003
  10. All Chambers of Commerce
  11. CIT (M&TP), Official Spokesperson of CBDT
  12. ADG(PR,PP&OL} for placing on twitter handle of the department

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