Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Tax returns deadline not extended


Authorities have cautioned taxpayers about a fraudulent order extending the date for filling audit report and return of income for 2015-16. The income tax department has clarified that circulation of a fake order dated September 26 for extension of due date for filling of audit report and return of income for assessment year 2015-16 is fraudulent, a government statement said.
The government has not extended the due date for filling of returns and audit report due by September 30.2015 tax payers and practitioners are advised not to give any credence to the fraudulent order. The fake order extends the due date for filling of audit report under section 119 of the Income-tax Act to October 15, 2015.
It is clarified the order is fraudulent. The government has not extended the due date for filling of returns and audit report due by 30th September 2015. Tax payer and practitioners are advised not to give any credence to the fraudulent order chartered accountant in Delhi.