CBDT again extends due date for the filing of Income Tax Return for AY 2019-20 [Read Notification]

CBDT again extends due date for the filing of Income Tax Return for AY 2019-20 [Read Notification]

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The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the last date for filing Income Tax Return (ITR) for Assessment Year 2019-20.

The date has been extended from September 30, 2020 to 30th November,2020.

The Board after consideration of difficulties being faced by the taxpayers due to COVID-19 pandemic, the due date for filing ITR was initially extended to 30th June, 2020 and subsequently to 31 July, 2020 and 30th September, 2020 through  the Taxation and other laws (Relaxations of certain provisions), Ordinance dated March 31, 2020, Notification No.35/2020 dated June 24, 2020 and Notification No.56/2020 dated July 29, 2020 respectively.

The Board on further consideration of genuine difficulties being faced by the taxpayers due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic empowered under section 119(2)(a) of the Act, extended the date for furnishing of belated and revised returns for the Assessment Year 2019-20 under sub-section (4) and (5) of section 139 of the Act respectively, from 30th September, 2020 to 30th November, 2020.

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