Income Tax Department has extended tax audit due date for ay 2017-18 and Income Tax Return filing due date for ay 2017-18 vide its notification dated 31st October 2017. Extended due date for filing of Tax Audit Report and Income Tax Return for AY 2017-18 fot those Assessee who filing date for same was 30th September 2017 is been now extended to 07th November 2017.
At 31.10.2017 11.35 PM- Press Release from Ministry of Finance by which tax audit due date for ay 2017-18 extended.
CBDT extends due date for filing Income Tax Returns and Tax Audit Reports
On consideration of representations from various stakeholders for further extension of ‘due date’, being 30th September 2017 for those liable to file returns by 30.09.2017 and to facilitate ease of compliance by the taxpayers, CBDT has further extended the ‘due-date’ for filing Income Tax Returns and various reports of audit prescribed under the Income-tax Act, 1961 pertaining to AY 2017-18 from 31st October, 2017 to 7th November, 2017 for all such taxpayers.
At 10.21 PM – Tweet from Income Tax Department confirming tax audit due date extension and intimating extended tax audit due date for ay 2017-18.
Income Tax Department has confirmed on its twitter handle that Due date for filing ITRs & Tax Audit Reports for AY 2017-18under IT Act has been extended from 30.09.2017 to 07.11.2017 for those liable to file ITRs by 30.09.17.
Also Check Screenshot from https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/ taken at 10.39 PM- where it is been informed that CBDT has extended the due date for filing Income Tax Returns and audit reports from 30th September 2017 to 7th November 2017.