Due date of furnishing Annually Form 16 (Salary Certificate) is extended from 31st day of May of the financial year immediately following the financial year in which the income was paid and tax deducted to 15th day of June.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)
(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)
Notification No. 42/2017
New Delhi, dated the, 2nd June 2017
G.S.R 546(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes, hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Income-tax Rules, 1962, namely:-
1. (1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (10th Amendment) Rules, 2017.
(2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in rule 31, in sub-rule (3), in the Table, against serial number 1, in column 4, for the figures, letters and words “31st, day of May” the following figures, letters and words “15th day of June” shall be substituted.
[Notification No. 42/2017, F.No.370 142/17/2017-TPL]
UNDER SECRETRAY (TAX POLICY AND LEGISLATION)
Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part 11, Section 3, Sub-section vide notification number S.O. 969 (E.) dated the 26th March, 1962 and last amended vide notification number S.O. 1381 (E). dated the 02.05.2017.