Audit Date extended to 31st October ! No Respite on Interest .

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Yesterday , it was published on this site that vide Rajashthan High Court , CBDT is supposed to consider the demand for extension and issue an order. CBDT , today issued order extending due date for filing of return of income and reports of audit pertaining to Assessment Year 2018-2019 from 15th October, 2018 to 3tst October, 2018.

 

F.No. 225/358/2018/ITA.II

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

North-Block, ITA.11 Division
New Delhi, the 81

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

of October, 2018

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 3tst 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

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Under secretary to Government of India