Latest Income Tax Circulars issued by CBDT (2018)

List of Latest Income Tax (IT) Circulars 2018 issued by CBDT

List of latest Income Tax (IT) Circulars 2018 issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) for amendments in the provisions under the Income Tax Act/ Rules (download pdf copy):

Income Tax Circulars 2017

IT Circular No./ Date/ Description
ITR/ Tax Audit (TAR) Due Date further Extended upto 31 Oct. 2018 (AY 2018-19): CBDT
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IT Circular 9/2018 dt. 26 Dec. : CBDT extends due date for furnishing of report u/s 286(4).
IT Circular 8/2018 dt. 26 Dec. : CBDT issues “Explanatory Notes to the Provisions of Finance Act, 2018.
IT Circular 6/2018 dt. 17 Aug. : CBDT defers implementation of reporting requirements under ‘clause 30C pertaining to GAAR’ and ‘clause 44 pertaining to GST’ of the Revised Form 3CD upto 31 March 2019, notified on 20 July 2018 (applicable from 20 Aug. 2018).
IT Circular 5/2018 dt. 16 Aug. : CBDT Clarification on Immunity provided to an Assessee u/s 270AA of Income-tax Act, 1961, i.e. grant of immunity by AO from penalty, etc. proceedings for any assessment year shall not preclude such assessee from contesting the same issue in any earlier assessment year.
IT Circular 4/2018 dt. 14 Aug. : CBDT Clarification on Computation of admissible deduction u/s 10A of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
IT Circular 3/2018 dt. 11 July : CBDT raises threshold monetary limits for filing Departmental Appeals before Appellate Tribunal (ITAT)/ HC/ SC. Frther, it may be noted that CBDT has amended Para 10 of the Income Tax Circular No. 3 of 2018 dt. 11 July 2018 vide Corrigendum/ Amendment dt. 20 Aug.2018 to IT Circular 3/2018 dt. 11 July
IT Circular 2/2018 dt. 15 Feb. : CBDT’s “Explanatory Notes to the Provisions of Finance Act, 2017 in the matter of income tax (i.e. section-wise substance of the amended provisions applicable for FY 2017-18/ AY 2018-19, at a glance)”.
IT Circular 1/2018 dt. 10 Jan. : CBDT prescribes procedure for Processing of ITRs (1~6) u/s 143(1)(a)(vi), i.e. relating to adjustment/ addition of income appearing in Form 26AS/ Form 16A/ Form 16 which has not been included in computing the total income as per the ITR.

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