Income Tax Due Date Extension

Income Tax Due Date Extension

Income Tax Due Date Extension

The Government of India has decided the extend the due date for filing Income Tax return and Tax Audit Reports from 30th September 2019 to 31st of October, 2019 in respect of persons whose accounts are required to be audited. Hence, companies and LLPs and entities who are required to submit their tax return with the audit will now be having a one-month extension.

Announcement on Twitter

The news about the extension was first reported in the official Income Tax twitter handle and is reproduced below:

Non-Tax Audit Assesses

The Income Tax Department for AY2019-20 has not extended the income tax due date beyond 31st August 2019. There is however a fake notification circulating in social media claiming income tax due-date extension. The Income Tax Department has clarified that the notification is FAKE. The fake notification circulating on social media is reproduced below for reference.

Earlier Extension

Normally, the income tax return for non-tax audit assesses is due on the 31st of July. This assessment year (FY2018-19), the income tax due date was extended to 31st August as there were various changes to the Form 16 format. (Know more)

FAKE Income Tax Due Date Extension Notification
FAKE Income Tax Due Date Extension Notification

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