CBDT further extends due date for filing of IT Returns & audit reports from 15th Oct,2018 to 31st Oct, 2018 for all assessees liable to file ITRs for AY 2018-19 by 30.09.2018,after considering representations from stakeholders. Liability to pay interest u/s234A of ITAct will remain.
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
North-Block, ITA.II Division
New Delhi, the 8th October, 2018
Order under Section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961
On consideration of representations from various stakeholders for further extension of due date being 30th September, 2018 for purpose of filing return of income as well as various reports of audit pertaining to Assessment Year 2018-2019 for assessees covered under clause (a) of Explanation 2 of section 139(1) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (Act), the Board, in partial modification of its order dated 24.09.2018 in file of even number, hereby, further extends the due date for filing of return of income and reports of audit pertaining to Assessment Year 2018-2019 from 15th October, 2018 to 31st October, 2018. However, as specified in earlier order dated 24.09.2018, assessees filing their return of income within the extended due date shall be liable for levy of interest as per provisions of section 234A of the Act.
Under secretary to Government of India
This notification is amended to that notification:- DUE DATE EXTEND FOR INCOME TAX RETURN TILL 15 OCTOBER, 2018.