Income Tax Return (ITR)/ Tax Audit Report (TAR) Filing Due Date Further Extended upto 7 Nov. 2017 for AY 2017-18 (FY/ PY 2016-17): CBDT
CBDT/ Income Tax Deptt has issued Order u/s 119 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 stating that the due date for filing of Income Tax Return (ITR)/ Tax Audit Report (TAR) in respect of AY 2017-18 (FY/ PY 2016-17) has been further extended from 31 Oct. 2017 to 7 Nov. 2017 for all corporate assessees/ cases under tax audit.
Earlier also, CBDT/ Income Tax Deptt. has extended such deadline from 30 Sept. 2017 to 31 Oct. 2017, in view of taxpayers/ professionals being continuously busy with initial compliance under recently implemented GST regime.
On consideration of representations from various stakeholders for further extension of ‘due-date’, being 30th September, 2017 for assessees covered under clause (a) of Explanation 2 of section 139(1) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 pertaining to Assessment Year 2017-2018, the CBDT in modification of its order dated 31.08.2017 in file of even number, hereby further extends the ‘due-date’ for filing income-tax returns and reports of audit pertaining to Assessment Year 2017-2018 from 31st October, 2017 to 7th November, 2017.