In a tweet, the I-T division mentioned: “Understanding & keeping in mind the times that we are in, we have further extended deadlines. Now, filing of ITR for FY 2019-20 is extended to November 30, 2020.”
Understanding & maintaining in thoughts the instances that we’re in, we now have additional extended deadlines. Now, filing of ITR fo… https://t.co/5SV2i8TWe9
— Income Tax India (@IncomeTaxIndia) 1593842257000
Providing additional aid to taxpayers, the CBDT (Central Board of Direct Taxes) had final week — by a notification — extended the timeline for filing ITR for FY 2018-19 by a month to July 31, 2020.
“The time for filing of original as well as revised income tax returns for the FY 2018-19 (AY 2019-20) has been extended to July 31, 2020,” it had mentioned.
Further, the CBDT had additionally extended the time restrict by a month until July 31, 2020, for making varied investments for claiming deductions beneath the I-T Act, which incorporates part 80C (LIC, PPF, NSC and many others), 80D (mediclaim), 80G (donations) and many others, for 2019-20.
The Centre had additionally extended the deadline for linking biometric Aadhaar with PAN until March 31, 2021.
In addition, the I-T division has additionally extended the deadline for furnishing of TDS (tax deducted at supply)/TCS (tax collected at supply) statements for FY 2019-20 until July 31, 2020. While, that for issuance of TDS/TCS certificates for FY19-20 has been extended until August 15. Furnishing of TDS/TCS statements and issuance of TDS/TCS certificates are prerequisite for enabling the taxpayers to put together their return of revenue for the monetary yr.
(With PTI inputs)