The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Thursday increased the due date for filing of income tax returns (ITRs) for special cases requiring an audit by a month till October 31.

Central Board of Direct Taxes

This category of ITR is to be filed by those entities that are assessed under section 44AB of the I-T Act such as companies, partnership firms, proprietorship among others and their accounts are to be audited before filing.

 

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Thursday tweeted, “On consideration of representations received from across the country, CBDT has decided to increase the due date for filing of ITRs & tax audit reports from September 30, 2019 to October 31, 2019 in respect of persons whose accounts are required to be audited.” CBDT added, “A formal notification will follow.”