Govt extends deadline to file Income Tax Returns in Kerala

Govt extends deadline to file Income Tax Returns in Kerala
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Kerala: The government on Tuesday extended the last date for filing Income Tax Returns (ITR) in the flood-hit Kerala. All Income Tax assessees in the state of Kerala can now file ITR till September 15.

“In view of the disruption caused due to severe floods in Kerala, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) hereby further extends the due date for furnishing Income Tax Returns from August 31 to September 15 for all Income Tax assessees in the State of Kerala, who were liable to file their Income Tax Returns by 31st August 2018,” a release from the Ministry of Finance stated.

CBDT had earlier extended the deadline for filing of Income Tax Returns (ITR) from July 31 to August 31 in respect of the categories of taxpayers who were liable to file their Income Tax Returns by 31st July 2018.