The due date for filing of Income Tax Returns for Assessment Year 2018-19 is 31.07.2018 for certain categories of taxpayers.
Upon consideration of the matter, the Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) extends the ‘due date’ for filing of Income Tax Returns from 31st July, 2018 to 31st August, 2018 in respect of the said categories of taxpayers.
Here are some tweets from Ministry of Finance:
"Certain Categories" mentioned in the notification refers to the Assessee's required to file their returns under 139(1) i.e. anyone who is required to file their return on 31st July.
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Earlier this week Institute of Chartered Accountants of India also sent a request to the ministry for extension of due date for ITR Filing: Read the representation here
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