Govt considers extending income-tax return deadline by a week to 10 days

Extension of various dues dates of filing Audit Reports and Income Tax Returns under Income Tax Act, 1961 in the backdrop of technical glitches on the IT portal coupled with Covid-19 third wave

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Govt considers extending taxreturn deadline by a week to 10 days; no final decision yet

TimsyJaipuria reports.

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Sources: “Representations have been made to extend Dec 31 deadline to file IT returns; assessing need for extension”

CA associations, Taxpayers have sent fresh representations to CBDT, FinMin seeking extension for ITR filing

Alert: Last date to file Income Tax returns is Dec 31

Representations point at specific glitches, including:
Validation of digital signature not functioning properly
OTP generation to e-verify returns taking a lot of time
AIS statement reconciliation taking time

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