Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)
New Delhi, dated 3rd September, 2015
All Pr. Chief Commissioners of Income-tax
Subject: Extension of due date of filing return of wealth for A.Y. 2015-16 — clarification
A clarification was issued vide letter of even number dated 27.07.2015 stating that in view of extension of due date for filing return of income in respect of assessees falling under clause (c) of explanation 2 to sub-section (I) of section 139 of the Income-tax Act from 31.7.2015 to 31.8.2015, the due date of filing return of wealth by such assessees for assessment year 2015.16 also stands extended from 31.7.2015 to 31.8.2015.
2. In view of CBDT order F.No.225/154/2015/ITA-II dated 2.9.2015 issued under section 119 of the Income-tax Act, extending the due date for e-filing returns of income from 31st August, 2015 to 7th September, 2015 in respect of all taxpayers who were required to e-file their returns of income by 31st August, 2015, the ‘due date’ for filing return of wealth by such assessees for assessment year 2015-16 also stands extended from 31st August 2015 to 7th September 2015.
3. This issues with the approval of Chairperson, CBDT.
Deputy Secretary (OT)