Income Tax Department extends I-T returns filing date to August 31

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the due date for filing income tax returns ITR for assessment year 2012-13 to August 31 from  July 31. This means, you can file your I-T returns for FY2011-12 till August 31, 2012.

CBDT, in a notification said, “On consideration of the reports of disturbance of general life caused due to failure of power, the CBDT in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Income Tax Act, 1961, hereby extends the ‘due date’ of filing of returns of income for the Assessment Year 2012-13 to 31 August 2012”.

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