CBDT has extended due date of filing income tax return from 30 September to 31 October 2015 for the resident of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Gujarat. Honorable Punjab and Haryana High Court directs CBDT to extend the due date to 31 October 2015 in the recent case on 29-September 2015. CBDT issued an order u/s 119 of income tax act which is as follows.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes, in compliance to the order of Hon'ble Punjab and Haryana High Court dated 28.09.2015 in case of Vishal Garg & Ors. vs. Union of India & Anr.; CWP 19770-205 and in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 ('Act'), hereby orders that the returns of income due to be E-filed by 30th September, 2015 may be filed by 31st October, 2015 in cases of Income-tax assessees of the State(s) of Punjab and Haryana and Union Territory of Chandigarh.
2. This order shall be subject to the outcome of any further appeal/SLP which the CBDT may file against the said judgment.