CBDT extends due date for filing of Income Tax Returns / Tax Audit Reports in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh [Read Order]

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The Central Board of Direct Taxes ( CBDT ) has extended due date for filing of Income Tax Returns / Tax Audit Reports to 30th November, 2019 in respect of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh.

The Notification issued by CBDT said that, “On consideration of reports of disturbances in internet facility in certain areas of Jammu and Kashmir, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the ‘due date’ for filing Income Tax Returns / Tax Audit Reports to 30th November, 2019 in respect of all categories of Income Tax Assessees in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh who were/are required to file the Income Tax Returns / Tax Audit Reports by the due date specified under Section 139 (1) of the Act read with order of CBDT under Section 119 of the Act.”

The CBDT also clarified that, ITRs filed by the certain categories of Income Tax assesses who were required to file ITRs by 31.08.2019, but have filed ITRs after 31.08.2019 till the date of issuance of this order shall be deemed to have been filed within the due date specified under Section 139 (1) of the Act read with CBDT’s order”.

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