Government Extend last date to file income tax return up to August 5

The actual date of Income tax return filling is July 31 for financial year 2015-16 and assessment year 2016-17. Now Government extend last date to file income tax return up to August 5. This decision is taken by the Government due to long strike at public sector banks.

The last date to file income tax return for Jammu and Kashmir will be August 31 for ongoing turmoil in the state. All the assesses across the India except Jammu and Kashmir are liable to file his Income tax return up to August 5.

Government Extend last date to file income tax return up to August 5

The revenue secretary Mr. Hasmukh Adhia said in his today tweet that “In view of today’s bank strike and disturbance in J&K, the due date of IT return filing is being extended,”. “For assessees in J&K, this date has been extended to August 31,” the secretary added.

Must Read: How to File Online Income Tax Return

Most of the novice users don’t know about the income tax return. We have already discuss in brief at this topic in our previous article Due date for E filing Income tax return FY 2015-16. Most of the person also have doubt without ITR Form 16 can they fill his income tax return? The answer of this query is “Yes”. Form 16 is a certificate which is issued by employer to employee. If you still does not received Form 16 and you want to submit your Income tax return then you can easily file your ITR without Form 16.

If you want to file your income tax return before the extended last date then you must have following these things to fill your return.

Selection of tax form

As the assesses type you have to select required tax form during filling the return either online or offline. ITR-1, ITR-2, ITR-2A are used by the salaried individuals while ITR-5 and ITR-6 are used by the companies. After login your income tax account you can not only upload new ITR but also view all returns and form. You can also get your pending action information also with the help of your income tax account.

Form 16 and other documents

You must have form 16 during filing the income tax return. Form 16 is a important certificate which is issued by employer to employee. But if you don’t received your Form 16 then there is no need to worry you have to fill your income tax return without Form 16. In absence of Form 16 you must have to attach your Salary slip, Form 26AS, TDS Certificate and other documents. It helps you to file your income tax return up to the due date.

Must Read: Can I file ITR return Without ITR Form 16 ?

I hope after getting the extension in last data you feel relaxation. Now, all we know that Government extend last date to file income tax return up to August 5. But it’s your important liability to file your income tax return before the due date. If you have any suggestion regarding this guide please write us in the comment box.

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