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INCOME-TAX ACT

PRESS RELEASE NO. 402/92/2006 – MC (35 OF 2010), DATED 12-7-2010

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has amended the Rules relating to electronic filing of income tax returns vide Notification No.49/2010 dated 9th July 2010. The amended Rules will apply with effect from the date of notification in the official gazette.

As per the amended Rules, it is now mandatory for all companies to file income tax return electronically in Form No.ITR-6 with digital signature. Earlier, companies could file their electronic returns with or without digital signature.

Further, now all individuals and Hindu Undivided Families (HUFs), who are required to get their accounts audited under section 44AB of the Income Tax Act 1961, are also required to file their income tax return in Form No.ITR-4 electronically with or without digital signature. Earlier, this condition was applicable only to companies and partnership firms.

Accounts are required to be audited under the income tax law, if turnover or gross receipts from business exceeds Rs.40 lakh (Rs.60 lakh from assessment year 2011-12 onwards), or if turnover or gross receipts from profession exceeds Rs.10 lakh (Rs.15 lakh from assessment year 2011-12 onwards).

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0 responses to “Mandatory for all Companies to File I-T Returns Electronically in Form No. ITR-6 with Digital Signature”

  1. CA. Subhash Chandra Podder says:

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    CA. subhash Chandra Podder
    14/12/2011

  2. CA. Subhash Chandra Podder says:

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    CA. Subhash Chandra Podder
    14/12/2011

  3. DHIRAJ KARN says:

    From which A.Y this provision will be applicable?

  4. sourav chatterjee says:

    Can a lawyer use his digital signature to e-file the company,individual and Huf’s return on behalf of them?

  5. venkatesh rao FCA says:

    Is digital signature compulsory for partnership firms?

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