CBDT Technically Extends last date for tax audit to 31st October 2013

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the due date of filing of Audit Report & Income-tax returns where the same where required to be filed on or before 30th September 2013 to 31st October 2013.

In its order under Section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961  (Order No F.No.225/117/2013/ITA.II dtd 24th October 2013), the CBDT has intimated that in cases where the ‘due date’ of furnishing reports of audit and corresponding income-tax returns was 30th of September 2013 and where the same are furnished electronically on or before 31st October 2013, such reports and returns of income shall be deemed to have been furnished within the ‘due date’ prescribed under section 139 of the Income-tax Act, 1961

The relevant notification is reproduced below :-

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