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

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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