CBDT extends last date of filing ITR in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh
Srinagar : On the day when two new Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh – were formed, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) announced an extension in the last date of filing the Income Tax Return to November 30. Apart from ITR, Tax Audit Report can also be filed on November 30 for all categories.
In a notification, the governing body said that taking in consideration about the disturbance in the internet facility in Jammu and Kashmir, the CBDT further extends the due date for filing of ITRs and tax audit reports to November 30 in respect of all categories of income tax assessees in the UTs of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.
Income Tax Department, Government of India: Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) extends the due date for filing of ITRs/Tax Audit Reports to 30th November, 2019 for all categories of assessees in Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh. pic.twitter.com/TgOU77QbBM— ANI (@ANI) October 31, 2019
It also mentioned that the ITRs filed after the set deadline of August 31, will be considered valid till November 30.
On October 31, India got two new UTs after the Centre ended Article 370 of the Indian constitution on August 5 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
A number of significant developments have taken place prior to the bifurcation of the UTs. IAS officers Girish Chandra Murmu and RK Mathur, who have recently been appointed as the new Lieutenant Governors (L-G) for the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh respectively, took oath at separate functions in Srinagar and Leh on Thursday by Chief Justice of J&K High Court Gita Mittal.