NEW DELHI: The Indian government has extended the deadline income tax return filing has been extended from December 31 to January 10.
The extension of the deadline is specifically for those individuals whose accounts do not require an audit and usually file their income tax returns using the ITR-1 or ITR-4 forms.
This is the third time that the Income Tax Department that extended the deadline to file income tax returns this year. It was initially pushed forward from August 31 to November 30 this year on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was postponed again to December 31.
New deadlines for filing tax returns:
ITR for assessee under Transfer Pricing Audit AY 20-21:
ITR for assessee (not covered under Audit) AY 20-21:
ITR for assessee under Audit AY 20-21:
Tax Audit Report AY 20-21:
GST Annual Return FY 19-20:
GST Annual Return and Audit FY 18-19:
The government has also extended other deadlines to file other tax returns for the year 2019-2020.
According to the press release, over one crore ITR-4 applications have already been filed till December 29 — a marginal increase from 99.50 lakh who filed in August last year.
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