New /Revised Formats of Tax Audit Report Forms 3CA, 3CB & 3CD (AY 2016-17)
The CBDT, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 read with section 44AB of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), had amended Form No. 3CA, Form No. 3CB and Form No. 3CD, vide Notification No. 33/2014 w.e.f. 25th July, 2014. These forms can be utilised for tax audit reports pertaining to AY 2015-16 and 2016-17.
The revised Forms 3CA, 3CB, 3CD, 3CEB, 29B etc. are now required to be uploaded in ‘xml’ format after signing digitally at the e-filing website of Income Tax Deptt.
Amended /Revised Tax Audit Report Form 3CD w.e.f. AY 2017-18 post ICDS Reporting changes
The CBDT has further modified/ amended/ revised Form 3CD, which shall be applicable w.e.f. AY 2017-18 to facilitate changes relating to ICDS Reporting Adjustments thru Income-tax ( 23rd Amendment) Rules, 2016 vide Notification No. 88/2016. Amended 3CD for AY 2017-18 will be added later.