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Cbdt Extends Due Dates for Filing of Income-Tax Returns and Various Reports of Audit Under the Income Tax Act: Here Are All the Details

The Financial year 2021-22 started with the whole country facing the 2nd wave of Covid-19, Considering all the hardships faced by taxpayers due to the Pandemic the CBDT Extended the due dates for Various ITR forms vide Circular no. 9/2021.

On 7th June, the Income Tax Department Launched the new E-filing portal, which was designed with an intention to help taxpayers by providing them Various benefits that aimed to make the filing of ITR easy & hassle-free. However, it turned out to be the Polar opposite of what the Government intended, the New Portal is prone to Glitches, bugs & errors due to which the taxpayers & professionals are now facing numerous challenges while preparing the ITRs & while following other compliances via the new portal. 

Considering all the problems in the new income tax portal reported by taxpayers the CBDT further extended the timelines for the ITR forms vide Circular no. 17/2021.


S. no. Particulars Original time limit Extension of time limit vide Circular no.9/2021 Further Extension of time limits vide Circular no.17/2021
1 Due date of furnishing of Return of Income (non-Audit) U/s 139(1) of Income-tax Act,1961   31st July 2021 30th September 2021 31st December 2021
2 Due date of furnishing of Report of Audit 30th September 2021 31st October 2021 15th January 2022
3 Due date of furnishing Report from an Accountant Section 92E of Income-tax Act,1961   31st October 2021 30th November 2021  31st January 2022
4 Due date of furnishing of Return of Income(audit cases) U/s 139(1) of Income-tax Act,1961 31st October 2021 30th November 2021 15th February 2022
5 Due date of furnishing of Return of Income (assessee that requires TP reports) 30th November 2021 31st December 2021 28th February 2022
6 Due date of furnishing of belated/revised Return of Income U/s 139(4) of Income-tax Act,1961 31st December 2021 31st January 2022 31st March 2022
7 Due date of furnishing of Transfer Pricing(TP) report 31st October 2021 30th November 2021 31st January 2022


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