CBDT extends ‘due date’ for filing of Income Tax Returns from 31st July, 2018 to 31st August, 2018 in respect of taxpayers who were liable to file their Returns by 31.07.2018. So in effect due date been extended for all taxpayers except :

(a) Companies
(b) Non-Companies whose books are required to be audited
(c) Working partner of a firm whose accounts are required to be audited

F. No. 225/242/2018/ITA.II
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes (ITA.II division)

North-Block, New Delhi, the 26th July, 2018

Order under Section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961

For certain categories of taxpayers, the ‘due-date’ of filing income-tax return for assessment-year 2018-2019 is 31.07.2018. Upon consideration of the matter, the Central Board of Direct Taxes, in exercise of its powers under section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘Act’), hereby, extends the ‘due-date’ of filing income-tax return, as prescribed in section 139(1) of the Act, from 31st July, 2018 to 31st August, 2018.

(Rajrajeswari R.)

Under-Secretary to the Government of India

Download Copy of Official Order

Also Read-  Representation on ITR Due Date Extension

1 Central Gujarat Chamber of Tax Consultants Extend due date of ITR to 30.09.2018 & 30.11.2018 respectively
2 Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association Extend Income Tax Return due date & Relax application of Section 234F
3 The Tax Practitioners’ Association, Aurangabad Extend Due Date of ITR for AY 2018-19
4 The Institute Of Chartered Accountants of India Extend due date of filing Income-tax returns for AY 2018-19: ICAI

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34 Comments

  1. Sankar says:

    Sir, Certain category mentioned in the Notification. What is mean by Certain category. Is it applicable for ITR 1 (salaried people or not)

    Please confirm

    Tnanks & regards
    Sankar

  2. Krishnan S says:

    i have been requesting to clearly clarify
    about the deduction eligibility of the standard deduction of upto Rs.40,000/- ( who are all can benefit – other than salaries class and government
    pensioners ;;;; and also about who all can claim the exemption of Rs.50,000/- from the interest income ( whether all interest income covered by this ) ; nobody seems to be bothered about this ? will you atleast clarify immediately ; what is the use of our commenting or sending our views , without
    getting any proper reply ; is this not like
    post office work ? please give some personal attention on such like matters also ???
    the above were announced in 2018 Budget .

  3. Satyabrata Tripathy says:

    i think as per the order of the delhi high court,certail catagories of person means who have no adhaar or adhhar enrollment id.

  4. chacko edakkatt says:

    I AM DOING ONLY TRADING IN FINANCIAL MARKETS , PREVIOUSLY THE ACTIVITY WAS CLASSIFIED” 0204 TRADING- OTHERS”.
    AS PER THE NEW LIST i AM UNABLE TO IDENTIFY A SUITABLE HEAD. PLEASE HELP

  5. jaideep sharma says:

    sir
    please clarify regarding CERTIAN CATAGORY FOR TAXPAYER MEANS ??? WHO IS THE CERTIAN CATAGORY????

    PLEASE SUGGEST TO ME

    REGARDS

    JAIDEEP
    9406511898

  6. J.C.Saha says:

    Certain category mentioned in the Notification ,I presume , will mean those who were required to submit the IT return by 31.07.2018.

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