INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT
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The Director General of Income Tax (System) as per powers assigned to it under clause (ii) of Para 14 read with clause (7) of Para 4 of the ‘Centralized Processing of Returns Scheme, 2011’, issued as per C B D T Notification No. SO 16(E) dated 4.1.2012, has decided to extend the time limit for filing ITR-V forms relating to Income Tax Returns filed electronically (without digital signature Certificate) for A.Y. 2010-11 [filed during F.Y.2011-12] and for ITRs of A.Y. 2011-12 [filed on or after 1.4.2011] till 28th February, 2013. In respect of returns filed for A.Y. 2012-13 for which ITR-V forms are yet to be received at CPC and time of 120 days has also elapsed, time limit for filing of ITR-V is extended upto 31st March, 2013 or within a period of 120 days from the date of uploading of the electronic return data, whichever is later
2. The Relaxation has been made since there are still a large number of electronic returns relating to A.Y. 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13 for which the ITR-V forms have not yet been received at the Centralized Processing Centre (CPC), Bengaluru. These taxpayers are being given an opportunity to send ITR-V forms to the CPC, Bengaluru by the date mentioned in para 1 above. March, 2013 or within a period of 120 days from the date of uploading of the electronic return data, whichever is later.
3. Taxpayers can also verify their status of receipt of ITR-V at e-filing website https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. They can also download the ITR-V from the same website from sub-menu My Return under main-menu of My account after login into abovementioned website.
4. The ITR-V forms should be sent by ordinary post or speed post addressed to CPC, Post Bag No.1, Electronic City Post Office, Bengaluru-560100.