Deadline for Filing Income Tax Returns-ITRs Extended to 30 November
IANS 30 September 2020
In a major relief for taxpayers, the Centre on Wednesday announced extension of the due date for filing income tax returns for assessment year 2019-20 by a couple of months to November 30, 2020.
 
The decision has come in the wake of many taxpayers facing difficulty in filing their income tax returns due to the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic.
 
The last date for filing returns for AY 2019-20 was extended earlier till September 30, the third such extension during the pandemic. It has been further extended till November to provide more time to taxpayers.
 
"On further consideration of genuine difficulties being faced by taxpayers due to the Covid-19 situation, CBDT further extends the due date for furnishing of belated & revised ITRs for Assessment Year 2019-20 from 30th September, 2020 to 30th November, 2020," the Income Tax Department said in a tweet.
 
The government has already extended the date for filing income tax returns for AY 2020-21 to November 30.
 
 
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mywopy
1 year ago
And the last minute panic by taxpayers for filing returns on time turned into a bluff.
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