The Income tax department has extended due date of audit report from 30 September to 31 October 2013. The Income tax department has issued an order no. 119 dated 26 September 2013 regarding extension of audit report due date. Full order is as under.
CBDT in exercise of power under sec 1l9(2)(a) of the IT Act, 1961 read with Sec 139 and Rule12, has decided to relax the requirement of furnishing the Report of Audit electronically as prescribed under the proviso to sub-rule (2) of Rule 12 of the IT Rules for the Assessment Year 2013-14 as under-
(a) The assesses, who are presently finding it difficult to upload the prescribed Reports of Audit (as referred to above) in the system electronically may also furnish the same manually before the jurisdictional Assessing Officer within the prescribed due date.
(b) The said Report of Audit should however be furnished electronically on or before 31.10.2013.