Finance Ministry extends Deadline for Income Tax Returns for FY 18-19

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In a video press conference conducted by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, today announced the extension of the deadline of Income Tax Returns for the Financial Year 2018-19 from 31st March, 2020 to 30th June, 2020.

The Finance Minister also said that, For delayed payments of advanced tax, self-assessment tax, regular tax, TDS, TCS, equalization levy, STT, CTT made between 20th March 2020 and 30th June 2020, reduced interest rate at 9% instead of 12 %/18 % per annum ( i.e. 0.75% per month instead of 1/1.5 per cent per month) will be charged for this period. No late fee/penalty shall be charged for delay relating to this period.