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Tax Alert: Extension of due date from 31 July 2019 to 31 August 2019

23 July 2019

In light of various challenges faced by the taxpayer in filing their tax return (including extension in timeline for issuance of Form 16 for Tax Year 2019-20), the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued an order under section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the IT Act) extending the due date to 31 August 2019. This extension is in respect of taxpayers who are liable to file their tax returns on or before 31 July 2019.