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CBDT finally has extended tax Audit Due dtae to 31-10-2015 for whole india See Press Release .

it is learnt from reliable sources that CBDt has filed Special Leave Petition (SLP) in Supreme court against the High Courts order for extension to 31-10-2015 CBDT in Supreme Court . However CBDT has issued an order extending the due date in the State of Punjab and Chandigarh Only Order of extension

Gujarat HC has also extended the the tax Audit Due date to 31-10-2015 with rider of 234A interest Details/Order awaited .

Punjab & Haryana HC has extended the the tax Audit Due date to 31-10-2015 Details/Order awaited .

Karnataka HC has directed CBDT to consider the representations of KSCAA and other stakeholders for extension and issue notification by tomorrow 4:30 pm order delivered .

CBDT has clarified through a press release that an an order declaring that the tax audit due date has been extended to 15-10-2015 is fake . Press Release .

Extension of the due date for filing of the Income Tax Returns (ITRs) for those assessee who are required to get their accounts audited (popularly known as Tax Audit) under section 44AB of the Income Tax Act, 1961 has considerably heated up after the Finance Ministry vide its press release ruled out any such extension .

Delhi High Court has become the first one to deliver the judgment on the issue by refusing the extension. Though  numerous petitions are in the course of hearing in various High Courts on the issue of extension.

A summary of the writs moved so far and their status in this regard is as under. Please note with extension of the due dates suo moto by CBDT, these petitions shall automaticaclly becone infructuous:

Any one having latest update on the status of the writ petitions may send it for updation to


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Kolkota HC Writ by CA Vishnu Tulsyan


To be Heard for admission on 28-09-2015


Karnataka HC (Dharwad) Writ by CA Dhavalagi & Ors


Court directed CBDt to consider representations and revert back to court by tomorrow 31-10-2015


Rajasthan HC (Jodhpur) Rajasthan Tax Consultants Association vs Union of India and Anrs


Extension declined


Hyderabad HC-V Nagendra Prasad Vs. Ministry of Finance & Ors


Adjourned to 05-10-2015


Bombay HC-Chamber of Tax Consultants Vs. Union of India & Ors


date extended to 31-10-2015


Orissa HC-Jagdish Prasad Mittal Vs. Union of India & Ors


Interim Relief-Date extended to 31-10-2015


Karnataka HC-Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association (KSCAA) Vs. Union of India & Ors


CBDT asked to consider representations by tommorrow


Rajasthan HC-Devendra Kumar Somani Vs. Union of India & Ors




Delhi HC-Avinash Gupta Vs. Union of India and Ors


Extension Refused :21-09-2015


Punjab & Haryana HC-Vishal Garg & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Anr


Date extended to 31-10-2015


Gujarat HC-All Gujarat Federation of Tax Consultants (AGFTC) vs Central Board of Direct Taxes


It is learnt that the date has been Extended to 31-10-20115


Delhi HC: Avinash Gupta vs CBDT and MoF

WP(C) 8771/2015

dismissed on 14-09-2015


Following are few more matters of interest related to the Extension issue:

Schema for Form 3CA-3CD 3CA-3CB/ITRs Validations rules updated by the Income-tax Department on 24-09-2015

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Would CBDT be looking for Respectable Retreat? Ab tera kya hoga Kalia !

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Do CAs have any locus standi on Extension Issue?

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Extension Mania-Tum itna jo ghabra rahe ho, kya dar hai jisko chupa rahe ho?

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Tax Audit Due date Extension AY 2015-16 Status of Appeals Filed in Delhi, Gujarat and Punjab and Haryana High Courts, Hearing in Couple of Days | 30-09-2015 |

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