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Income Tax Return due date extended to 17th October 2016 due to IDS 2016

F.No. 225/195/2016-ITA-II
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

North Block, ITA.II Divison
New Delhi, the 9th September, 2016

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

The last date for making declarations under the Income Tax Declaration Scheme 2016 is 30th September, 2016 which coincides with the last date of filing Income-tax returns by the tax payers whose accounts are audited and who are required to furnish the returns of Income for Assessment Year 2016-17 by 30th September, 2016 as per provisions of section 139(1) of Income tax Act, 1961.

In order to remove inconvenience and to facilitate ease of compliance, 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 furnishing such returns of Income from 30th September, 2016 to 17th October, 2016, incase of tax payers throughout India, who are liable to furnish their Income-tax return by the said ‘due-date’.

(Deepshikha Sharma)
Director to the Government of India

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