ITR filing due date 31072016 extension to 05082016 Due to Bank strike-holiday for all taxpayers throughout India – CBDT Order u/s 119

ITR filing due date 31072016 extension to 05082016 

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 29th of July, 2016

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

On consideration of reports of Bank strike on 29th July, 2016 (Friday) and the 31st July, 2016 (Sunday), being a Bank-Holiday, in order to avoid any inconvenience to the taxpayers while making payment of taxes  pertaining to returns of income for Assessment Year 2016-2017 , which are required to be filed by 31st July, 2016 as  per  provisions  of Section 139(1) of Income-tax Act , 1961, 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 filing such returns of Income from 31st July, 2016 to 5th August, 2016, in case of taxpayers throughout India who are liable to file their Income-tax return by the said ‘due­ date’

(Rohit Garg)
Deputy- Secretary to the Government of India

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