The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the due date for filing of Income tax returns (ITRs) and Tax Audit Reports by a month. The new deadline is October 31.
On consideration of representations recd (received) from across the country, CBDT has decided to extend the due date for filing of ITRs & Tax Audit Reports from 30th Sep, 2019 to 31st of Oct, 2019 in respect of persons whose accounts are required to be audited,” the CBDT said in a late night statement.
It said a formal notification for the same will be issued soon.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes frames policy for the income tax department.