ITR Due Date extended upto ’15 Sept. 2018 for Kerala’/ ’31 August 2018 for Rest of India’ (AY 2018-19) by CBDT

ITR Due Date extended upto ’15 Sept. 2018 for Kerala’/ ’31 August 2018 for Rest of India’ (AY 2018-19) by CBDT

CBDT has extended the ITR due date, in respect of FY 2017-18/ AY 2018-19, from 31 July 2018 to ’15 September 2018 for Kerala’ and ’31 August 2018 for Rest of India’. It may be noted that such extension is applicable for certain Taxpayers, like individuals, non-tax audit cases, etc. as mentioned under clause (c) of Explanation 2 to section 139(1) for whom due date is specified as 31 July.

ITR Due Date extended from 31 August to 15 September 2018 for Assessees of Kerala (FY 2017-18/ AY 2018-19)

CBDT has further extended the due date for filing of ITR from 31 August 2018 to 15 September 2018 for the assessees of flood affected State of Kerala, in respect of FY 2017-18/ AY 2018-19.

It may be noted that this extension of ITR due date is not applicable on ‘PAN India’ basis, as the ‘CBDT Order’ itself specifies “……in case of Income-tax assessees in the State of Kerala“.

ITR Due Date Extended upto 15 Sept. 2018 for Kerala: CBDT Order u/s 119 dt. 28 Aug. 2018 

In view of disruption caused due to severe floods in Kerala, in partial modification of order dated 26.07.2018 in file of even no., the Central Board of Direct Taxes, hereby, further extends the due date specified under clause (c) of Explanation 2 to section 139(1) of the income-tax Act, 1961 for furnishing return of income, from 31st August, 2018 to 15th September, 2018, in case of Income-tax assessees in the State of Kerala, who are liable to file their Income-tax returns by 31st August, 2018.

Extension of ITR due date upto 15 Sept. 2018 for Kerala Taxpayers: CBDT Press Release dt. 28 Aug. 2018

The Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) had earlier extended the ‘due date’ for filing of Income Tax Returns from 31st July, 2018 to 31st August, 2018 in respect of the categories of taxpayers who were liable to file their Income Tax Returns by 31st July, 2018.

In view of the disruption caused due to severe floods in Kerala, CBDT hereby further extends the due date for furnishing Income Tax Returns from 31st August, 2018 to 15th September, 2018 for all Income Tax assessees in the State of Kerala, who were liable to file their Income Tax Returns by 31st August, 2018.

ITR Due Date extended from 31 July to 31 Aug. 2018 for Rest of India (Except Kerala) in respect of FY 2017-18/ AY 2018-19

The CBDT has extended the due date for filing of ITR from 31 July to 31 August 2018, in respect of FY 2017-18/ AY 2018-19, for certain category of Taxpayers. In view of separate extension of due date for Kerala upto 15 Sept. 2018, this extension is applicable to Rest of India (i.e. except Kerala).

ITR Filing Due Date Extended upto 31 Aug. 2018: CBDT Order u/s 119 of IT Act, 1961 (dt. 26 July 2018)

For certain categories of taxpayers, the ’due-date’ of filing income-tax return for assessment-year 2018-2019 is 31.07.2018. Upon consideration of the matter, the Central Board of Direct Taxes, in exercise of its powers under section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘Act’), hereby, extends the ‘due-date’ of filing income-tax return, as prescribed in section 139(1) of the Act, from 31st July, 2018 to 31st August, 2018.

ICAI requests/ represents CBDT to Extend ITR Filing Due Date from 31 July to 31 Aug. 2018

ICAI requests/ represents to CBDT, on various grounds, to extend ITR Due Date for certain assessees, as mentioned under clause (c) of Explanation 2 to section 139(1), from 31 July 2018 to 31 Aug. 2018 (at least) in respect of FY 2017-18/ AY 2018-19. The ICAI has represented that the assessees are facing difficulty in filing the ITR Forms by 31st July, 2018 due to the following reasons enumerated in detail in the representation letter:

1. Delay in release of ITR form utilities and continuous and regular updation in the Schemas;

2. Delay in updation of TDS credit in Form No. 26AS of the taxpayer and approaching due date of TDS statement filing for first quarter;

3. Issues raised by ICAI vide representation ICAI/DTC/2018-19/Rep-20 dated 4th July, 2018 still needs to be resolved;

4. Applicability of penal provisions of section 234F of the Income-tax Act, 1961 for the first time from AY 2018-19;

5. Natural calamities disrupting normal life;

6. Issues arising due to first time implementation of GST Law;

In view of the above and in the interest of the nation as a whole, we suggest and request that the due date of filing return of income for assessees mentioned under clause (c) of Explanation 2 to section 139(1) be extended by at least a month from the prescribed date of 31st July, 2018 for AY 2018-19.

ICAI Representation to CBDT to Extend ITR Filing Due Date from 31 July to 31 Aug. 2018 (dt. 23 Juy 2018)

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  1. K S SUNDER
  2. RAVIKUMAR T B.Com., LLB.
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