Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

PRESS RELEASE

New Delhi, 15th December, 2015

Subject: Extension of last date for December 2015 installment of advance tax for taxpayers in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry -reg-.

The last date of payment of December 2015 installment of advance tax for both corporate and non-corporate taxpayers in the State of Tamil Nadu and Union territory of Puducherry has been extended from 15.12.2015 to 31.12.2015 in view of unprecedented rainfall and floods in these areas.

The Central Board of Direct Taxes has issued an Order under section 119 (2)(a) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 in this regard.

As a result of this extension, advance tax deposited in the Government account on or before 3 1.12.2015 will be treated as payment within the statutory time for payment of December 2015 installment.

A copy of the Order dated 15.12.2015 is available on the website of the Department www.incometaxindia.gov.in.

(Shefali Shah)

Pr. Commissioner of Income Tax (OSD)

Official Spokesperson, CBDT

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F.No.385/26/2015-IT(B)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES

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North Block, New Delhi 15th December, 2015

Order under Section 119(2)(a) of the Income-tax Act, 1961-Extension of last date of payment of December instalment of Advance Twqor FY 2015-16 in respect of assessees in the State of Tamil Nadu and Union territory of Puducherry.

In exercise or power conferred under clause (a) of sub-clause (2) of Section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961, Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby extends the last date of payment of December instalment of advance tax for FY 2015-16 from 15th December, 2015 to 31st December, 2015 in case of all the assesses, corporate and other than corporate,in the State of Tamil Nadu and Union territory of Puducherry.

(Sandeep Singh)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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