List of important Press Releases issued by the Press Information Bureau (PIB)/ Ministries/ Departments of the Govt. of India (GOI), regarding Budget, Corporate Laws, Finance, GST, Income Tax, Labour Laws, etc. matters, during 2020:

GOI Press Releases 2020 (Date/ Particulars)
MoF, GOI Press Release dt. 30/12/2020: Govt. has further extended due dates for filing of Income Tax Returns (ITR), Tax Audit/ Transfer Pricing Report (TAR/ TPR) for FY 2019-20/ Ay 2020-21, Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme and Annual GST Return (FY 2019-20). Revised due dates for filing of Income Tax Return (ITR)/ Tax Audit Report (TAR) for FY 2019-20/ Ay 2020-21 are as under:
(a) 15th January 2021 for filing of tax audit/ transfer pricing reports,
(b) 15th February 2021 for ITR Filing (audit cases), and
(c) 10th January 2021 for ITR Filing (non audit cases).
Also refer CBDT Notification 93/2020 92/2020 dt. dt. 31/12/2020.
MoC&I, GOI Press Release dt. 15/12/2020: Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution Shri Piyush Goyal has invited Foreign Investors/ FDI to be a part of India’s growth story, during inaugural address of CII’s Partnership Summit 2020. He has stated that India has one of the most facilitative FDI policies in the world.
MoF, GOI Press Release dt. 26/11/2020: CBDT to validate UDIN during uploading of Tax Audit Reports (TAR). Read More
Cabinet, GOI Press Release dt. 25/11/2020: Cabinet approves an MoU between the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI) and the Vereniging van Register Controllers (VRC) of Netherlands, to strengthen/ develop the Accounting, Financial and Audit Knowledge platform between both countries.
MoF, GOI Press Release dt. 18/11/2020: DGGI Nagpur has busted an Inter State Fake Invoice racket with fake transactions valued at over Rs. 131 Crore, involving 3 Taxpayers of Maharashtra & Karnataka who have indulged in fraudulent Input Tax credit (ITC) of Rs. 26.09 Crore.
MoMS&ME, GOI Press Release dt. 07/11/2020: Ministry of MSME, GOI launches special drives for increasing Udyam Registration under the new online system, offers registration without PAN and GST upto 31/03/2021 as transitional arrangement. It may be noted that Ministry of MSME has revised the definition of MSMEs and process of their registration, w.e.f. 01/07/2020. A new portal has also been launched for MSME/ Udyam registration (, which is seamlessly integrated with CBDT/ GST/ GeM networks to make MSME registration a totally paperless exercise.
GOI Presentation dt. 13/05/2020: Rs. 20 Lac Crore Special Package (AtmaNirbhar Bharat (COVID-19)
Govt. Press Releases (PIB)
Press Releases issued by the Press Information Bureau (PIB) for various Ministries/ Departments of the Govt. of India (GOI), in different years:
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Note: For Official copy of the relevant Press Releases, please visit the PIB website.