What is the due date for tax filing?

Due Date for filing Income tax Return for A Y 2016-17

Due date of e filing income tax return for A Y 2016-17 is 31st July 2016. (This is income tax return for financial year 2015-16. Applicable for income earned from April 1st 2015 to March 31st, 2016).

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Take note of the following dates to make sure you don’t miss any of the other important tax return-related deadlines.

  • 15 June 2016

    • First instalment of Advance Tax for individuals and corporates for assessment year 2017-18 or financial year 2016-17
  • 31 July 2016

    • Income tax return e-filing due date for Assessment Year 2016-17 for individuals
  • 15 September 2016

    • ​​​Second installment of advance tax for the assessment year 2017-18
  • 30 September 2016

    • Income tax return filing for the assessment year 2016-17 for companies.
    • Income tax return filing for the assessment year 2016-17 for taxpayers whose books of account are required to be audited.
    • Income tax return filing for the assessment year 2016-17 for working partner (of a firm whose accounts are required to be audited).
  • 15 December 2016

    • Second instalment of advance tax for the assessment year 2017-18

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