Central Board of Direct Taxex has issued instruction u/s 119 of the Income Tax Act to extend the due date of filing of return for people who are either residing in Uttrakhand or being assessed in Uttrakhand. The reason for extending the due date is large-scale devastation due to recent natural calamity in the State of Uttarakhand. Read the order below:
F.No. 225/117/Z0I3/ITA.1I Government of India Ministry of Finance
Central Board of Direct Taxes
North-Block, ITA.II Division
New Delhi, the 23rd of luly, 2013
Order under Section 119 of the IncQrne ..tax A,t. 1961
Considering the large-scale devastation due to recent natural calamity in the State of Urtarakhand. 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 Returns of Income required co be furnished by 3pt July, 2013 to 31St October, 2013, in respect of income-tax assessees residing or assessed in the State of Uttarakhand.
Deputy-Secretary to Government of India