This Article is From Dec 23, 2020

ITR Filing: Have You Filed Your Income Tax Return Yet? Keep These Due Dates In Mind

Important Dates For Filing Income Tax Return: The central government had extended the deadline for filing ITR to December 31, 2020

ITR Filing: Have You Filed Your Income Tax Return Yet? Keep These Due Dates In Mind

Due Date for Tax Filing: Taxpayers have until the end of this year to file their income tax return.

ITR Filing: Have you filed your income tax return (ITR) for the financial year 2019-20? If not, you must remember that you have until the end of this month to do it. The Income Tax Department had recently extended the due date for filing the ITR, to simplify the tax-filing process for assesses, amid the coronavirus crisis. Hence, this means that the individual taxpayers now have until the end of this year to file their return of income, earned between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020, instead of November 30. Usually, the due date for filing ITRs for all assessees whose accounts are not required to be audited is July 31. 

Here are a few important dates to keep in mind for filing your returns on income tax for this financial year.

Important Due Dates For Filing Income Tax Returns:

  • The due date of furnishing the income tax returns for taxpayers whose accounts require to be audited has been extended to January 31, 2021 
  • The due date for furnishing of various audit reports under the Act, including the tax audit report and report in respect of international/specified domestic transaction, is extended to December 31, 2020.
  • The due date for the small taxpayers, or income tax assessees with tax liability up to ₹ 1 lakh, is January 31, 2021.