Tax Audit and ITR filing due date extension AY 2017-18 to 31-10-2017. Deadline for filing return of income and all audit reports extended in view of GST.
Order under Section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘Act’)
The Goods and Services Tax (‘GST’) has come into effect on 01.07.2017. In recent days, dates for filing various returns and forms under GST have been extended by the Government. In this backdrop, representations have been filed by various stakeholders requesting for extending the ‘due date’ for filing various reports of audit as well as tax-returns under the Income-tax Act from 30th September, 2017 so as to allow sufficient time to the assessees’ and tax professionals, and thus, facilitate their ease of compliance with statutory responsibilities under various fiscal laws.
Good News for those of EZTax.in Clients and other Tax Payers who have filed their Income Tax Returns, but haven’t linked their PAN, Aadhaar gets additional time to do so. It’s indeed a relief as considerable paractical, systematic issues drive the issues in linking.
Per earlier notification by the CBDT, Aadhaar was to be linked with PAN by 31st August, 2017. On Sep 01st 2017, CBDT announced that the New Date for linking Aadhaar with PAN has been extended till 31st December, 2017.
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This deadline is not applicable for those who are not required to file their ITRs. For such, additional clarification to be giiven by CBDT.
Late Filing ?
In case you are required to file but haven’t filed before Aug 05th 2017, you still have time to file your returns as “Belated” return. File your ITR for FREE @ How to File a belated return for FREE?
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