New Delhi: The Income Tax Department has extended the deadline for filing income tax return (ITR) for the financial year (FY) 2019-20 to November 30.
The department took to Twitter and wrote:
Understanding & keeping in mind the times that we are in, we have further extended deadlines. Now, filing of ITR for FY 2019-20 is extended to 30th Nov, 2020. We do hope this helps you plan things better.#ITDateExtension#FacilitationDuringCovid#WeCare #IndiaFightsCorona pic.twitter.com/ZoGBpok3V7
— Income Tax India (@IncomeTaxIndia) July 4, 2020
The I-T department on Thursday extended the deadline for tax saving investments/payments for the financial year 2019-20 up to July 31. As a result, taxpayers will now be able to make investments for claiming deductions under the Income Tax Act for the financial year 2019-20 up to July 31.
The I-T department had also extended the deadline for furnishing of TDS/TCS statements for FY 19-20 and extended the issuance deadline of TDS/TCS certificates for FY19-20 till August 15.