In view of the constraints due to the Covid pandemic & to further ease compliances for taxpayers, CBDT extends the due date for filing of Income Tax Returns for FY 2018-19(AY 2019-20) from 31st July, 2020 to 30th September, 2020,vide Notification No. 56/2020-Income Tax dated 29th July, 2020.

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)
New Delhi

Notification No. 56/2020-Income Tax

Dated: 29th July, 2020

TAXATION AND OTHER LAWS

S.O. 2512(E).– In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020 (2 of 2020), the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Central Board of Direct Taxes, number 35/2020, dated the 24th June, 2020, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii), vide number S.O. 2033(E), dated the 24th June, 2020, namely:-

(i) in the first proviso, in clause (i), in sub-clause (a), for the words, figures and letters “the 31st day of July, 2020” the words, figures and letters “the 30th day of September, 2020” shall be substituted;

(ii) after the second proviso, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely: –

“Provided also that for the purposes of the second proviso, in case of an individual resident in India referred to in sub-section (2) of section 207 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the tax paid by him under section 140A of that Act within the due date (before extension) provided in that Act, shall be deemed to be the advance tax:”.

2. This notification shall come into force from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

[Notification No. 56/2020/ F. No. 370142/23/2020-TPL]

NIRAJ KUMAR, Dy. Secy. (Tax Policy and Legislation Division)

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27 Comments

  1. K RAJENDRAPRASAD says:

    Even Due date extended upto 31st Sept. but i try to file ITR 4 on 01/04/2020, the message shown on line is the due date is over ? When it is going to update by dept?

  2. ANKIT MODI says:

    I try to file ITR-4 on 01/08/2020 of A.Y-2019/20. it wasn’t filled. reason saw (Due date for filing this ITR under selected return filing section is over)

    what was due date of filling ITR for A.Y 2019-20?

    1. RAJENDRAPRASAD K says:

      I try to file ITR-4 on 01/08/2020 of A.Y-2019/20. it wasn’t filled. reason is – Due date for filing this ITR under selected return filing section is over

      what was due date of filling ITR for A.Y 2019-20?

  3. NG says:

    Good.. But you have not updated till 1130 Pm on 29/07/2020 .. hence i have the doubt whether to take or not the whatapp messages recd from various circles. pl be fast in updating like this issues. thanks

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