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Income Tax Return filing date extended again! Check new deadline for AY 2019-20

Income Tax Return filing date extended again! Check new deadline for AY 2019-20

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the last date for filing ITR for AY 2019-20 (FY 2018-19). The date has been extended from July 31 to September 30, 2020. In a tweet from its official handle, Income Tax department today said, “In view of the constraints due to the Covid pandemic & to further ease compliances for taxpayers, CBDT extends the due dt for filing of Income Tax Returns for FY 2018-19(AY 2019-20) from 31st July, 2020 to 30th September, 2020, vide Notification in S.O. 2512(E) dt 29th July, 2020.”
Taxes paid before the new extension will be treated as advance tax. An official notification of CBDT said: “in case of an individual resident in India referred to thes ub-section (2) of Section 207 of the Income Tax Act, 961 (43 of 19610, the tax paid by him under section 140A of that Act within the due date (before extension) provided in that Act, shall be deemed to the advance tax

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