Income Tax return filing due date extention
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has cautioned the taxpayers and practitioners not to wait till 15 October in order to file their audit report and return of Income for the Assessment Year 2015-16, but to get it done by 30 September.
Issuing an order today, the CBDT has clarified that it has not extended the due date for filing of tax returns and audit report and the last date stands to be 30 September, as announced in the past.
The finance ministry had to issue this cautionary note as a fake order in the name of the CBDT in an official format is in circulation signed by an under secretary Upmanyu Reddy, states that the due date for filing of audit report and return of Income for Assessment Year 2015-16 has been extended to 15 October 2015.
No Extension of Date for Filing of Returns due by 30th September for Assessment Year 2015-16 for Certain Categories of Assessees Including Companies, and Firms and, Individuals Engaged in Proprietary Business/Profession etc whose Accounts are required to be Audited; Taxpayers are Advised to file their Returns Well in Time to Avoid Last