Tax Audit and ITR filing due date extension AY 2017-18. Due date extended to 31-10-2017

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Earlier the date was extended to 31-10-2017. Deadline for filing return of income and all audit reports extended in view of GST

Tax Audit and ITR filing due date extension

Tax Audit and ITR filing due date extension AY 2017-18 to 31-10-2017

F.No. 225/270/2017/ITA.II
Government of India
Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

North-Block, ITA.II Division New Delhi
dated the 31st of August ,2017

Order under Section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘Act’)

The Goods and Services Tax (‘GST’) has come into effect on 01.07.2017. In recent days, dates for filing various  returns and forms  under  GST  have been  extended  by the  Government . In this backdrop,representations have been filed by variou s stakeholders requesting for extending the ‘due date’ for filing various reports of audit as well as tax-returns under the Income-tax Act from 30th September, 2017 so as to allow sufficient time to the assessees’ and tax professionals, and thus, facilitate their ease of compliance with statutory responsibilities under various fiscal laws.

On consideration of the matter, the Central Board of Direct Taxes, in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Act, in respect of all assessees’ covered under clause (a) of Explanation 2 to sub-section (1) of section 139 of the Act,hereby extends the ‘due-date’ prescribed therein for filing the return of income as well as various reports of audit prescribed under the Income-tax Act which are required to be filed by the said ‘due date’ from 30th September, 2017 to 31st October,2017.

(Rohit Garg)

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