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IT offices to remain open on 29th, 30th and 31st March, 2018 : CBDT

F. No. 225/270/2017-ITA-II
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

New Delhi, the 26th March, 2018

Order under Section 119(1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961

The last date for filing belated returns for assessment years 2016-17 and 2017-18 and revised returns for assessment year 2016-17 is 31’t March, 2018. The Financial Year 2017-18 closes on 31st March, 2018 which is saturday. 29th & 30th March, 2018 are also closed holidays.

2. Therefore, to facilitate filing of income tax returns and completion of pending departmental work, all Income Tax Offices throughout India shall remain open on 29th, 30th and 31st March, 2018. The ASK Centers shall also be kept open on these days. Further, special arrangements may also be made by way of opening additional receipt counters, wherever required, on 29th, 30th and 31st March, 2018 to facilitate filing of returns by the taxpayers.

3. This order is issued for administrative convenience by the CBDT in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Income Tax Act, 1961. It may be given wide publicity.

(Rajarajeshwar R.)

Under Secretary to the Government of India.

Copy to:- .

1. PS to F.M./OSD to F.M./PS to MaS (R)

2. PS to Revenue Secretary

3. Chairman (CBDT)& All Members of CBDT

4. All Pro CCsIT with request for necessary compliance

5. CIT (M& TP), CBDT

6. ADG (PR, PP & Ol) for placing on twitter handle of the Department

7. Addl. CIT, Data Base Cell for placing it on irsofficersonline website

8. ADG-4(Systems) for placing the order in public domain

9. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi

10. All Chambers of Commerce

(Rajarajeshwar R.)

Under Secretary to the Government of India.

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