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Due Date For Linking of Aadhaar with PAN and filing Income Tax Returns and Audit Reports Extended

Aasavri Rai
1 Sep 2017 6:24 AM GMT
Due Date For Linking of Aadhaar with PAN and filing Income Tax Returns and Audit Reports Extended
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The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT ) has extended date for (a) Linking of Aadhaar with PAN and (b) Due date for filing Income Tax Returns and Tax Audit Reports.

Aadhaar was to be linked with PAN by 31st August, 2017. The date for linking Aadhaar with PAN has been extended till 31st December, 2017;

As per the second notification,

The Goods and Services Tax ('GST') has come into effect on 01.07 .2017. In recent days, dates for filing various returns and forms under GST have been extended by the Government. In this backdrop, representations have been filed by various stakeholders requesting for extending the 'due date' for filing various reports of audit as well as tax-returns under the Income-tax Act from so" September, 2017 so as to allow sufficient time to the assessees' and tax professionals, and thus, facilitate their ease of compliance with statutory responsibilities under various fiscal laws.

On consideration of the matter, the Central Board of Direct Taxes, in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Act, in respect of all assessees' covered under clause (a) of Explanation 2 to sub-section (1) of section 139 of the Act, hereby extends the 'due-date' prescribed therein for filing the return of income as well as various reports of audit prescribed under the Income-tax Act which are required to be filed by the said 'due date' from so" September, 2017 to
31st  October, 2017.


 

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