Financial year 2019 income tax return filing deadline extended till September 30

Financial year 2019 income tax return filing deadline extended till September 30

NEW DELHI: The

government

on Wednesday extended the

deadline

for filing

income tax returns

for 2018-19

fiscal

by two months till September 30.

“In view of the constraints due to the Covid pandemic and to further ease compliances for

taxpayers

, CBDT extends the due date for

filing

of Income Tax Returns for FY 2018-19 (AY 2019-20) from July, 31, 2020 to September, 30, 2020,”

the income tax department

said in a tweet.

This is the third extension given by the government for taxpayers to file both original and revised tax returns for 2018-19 fiscal.

In March, the due date was extended from March 31 to June 30. Later in June, it was again extended by a month till July 31.

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