Due Date to File Your IT Returns for 2012-13 Extended to 31 August 2012

Good news for taxpayers! Due date to file your tax returns is extended to 31st August 2012. According to an order under section 119 of the Income Tax Act, 1961, given by Central Board of Direct Taxes, the ‘due date’ of filing your income tax returns for the assessment year 2012-13 is extended to 31st August 2012 from 31st July 2012. So, the assessees who are liable to file such returns by 31st July 2012 can file their returns till 31st August 2012.

In view of e-filing of returns made mandatory for a specified category of individuals and HUF, the CBDT has taken into consideration the reports of power failure received from different parts of country and thus, decided to extend the last date of filing.

Source: Incometaxindia.gov.in

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