Condonation of delay under section 119(2 (b) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 in filing of Form No.10A- Reg.
On consideration of difficulties reported by the taxpayers and other stakeholders in the electronic filing of Form No.10A, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (the Board) in exercise of its powers under Section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) extended the due date for filing Form No.10A required to be filed on or before June 30, 2021, to August 31, 2021 by Circular No.12/2021 dated June 25, 2021, and further to March 31, 2022 by Circular No. 16/2021 dated August 29, 2021.
2. Representations have been received by the Board stating that Form No.10A in some of such cases could not be filed by March 31, 2022. It has been requested that the delay in filing of Form No. 10A in such cases may be condoned.
3. On consideration of the matter, with a view to avoid genuine hardship to such cases, the Board, in exercise of the powers conferred under section 119(2)(b) of the Act, hereby condones the delay upto November 25, 2022 in filing Form No.10A under sub-clause (i) of clause (ac) of sub-section (1) of section 12A /clause (i) of first proviso to clause (23C) of section 10/ clause (i) of first proviso to sub-section 5 of section 80G / fifth proviso tosub-section 1 of section 35 of the Act, which was required to be made electronically on or before March 31, 2022.