Income Tax Return filing deadline for FY 2019-20 extended to December 31


New Delhi: The Finance Ministry on Saturday extended the deadline for filing income tax returns of FY 2019-20 for taxpayer till December 31.

The Finance Ministry said in a statement, “For those taxpayers whose accounts need to be audited, the Income-Tax Return filing deadline has been extended by two months till January 31, 2021.”

The government had earlier extended the date from July 31 to November 30 giving relief to the taxpayers.

In view of constraints being faced by taxpayers due to COVID-19, CBDT further extended the due dates for various compliances for FY 2019-20.

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