Due date of filing income tax return for FY 2017-18 (AY 2018-19) is
31st July 2018 for Individuals
30th September 2018 for Businesses (requiring audit)
(This is income tax return for the financial year 2017-18. Applicable for income earned from April 1st, 2017 to March 31st, 2018).
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Important Due Dates of Income tax return filing for the year 2018
Whenever we talk about income tax, there are various kind of compulsory tax formalities that need to be followed by a person and that too within the specified due dates prescribed, such as filing of income tax returns, paying advance tax on time.
Here is the TAX CALENDAR for 2018. This has important Tax Due and income tax return filing dates for the year 2018.
TAX CALENDAR 2018
|15th March, 2018||(a) Fourth installment of Advance Tax due for the FY 2017-18
(b) Due date for the whole amount of Advance Tax for FY 2017-18 for taxpayers covered under presumptive scheme of Section 44AD and 44ADA
Read about how to calculate and pay Advance Tax.
|15th June, 2018||Due date for the First installment of Advance Tax for the FY 2018-19|
|31st July, 2018||Due date for filing Income tax return for FY 2017-18 for all persons except :
(b) Non-Companies whose books are required to be audited
(c) Working partner of a firm whose accounts are required to be audited
|15th Sep , 2018||Due date for the Second installment of Advance Tax for the FY 2018-19|
|30th Sep, 2018||Due date for filing of Audit report/Income tax return for the FY 2017-18 for the following:
(b)Non-Companies Whose books are required to be audited
|30th Nov, 2018||(a) Due date for filing Audit report for the FY 2017-18 in case of a person who is required to submit a report pertaining to international or specified domestic transactions under section 92E
(b) Due date for report to be furnished in Form 3CEB in respect of international and specified domestic transactions
(c) Due date for filing of Income tax Return for FY 2017-18 for the aforesaid taxpayers
|15th Dec, 2018||Due date for the third installment of Advance Tax for the FY 2018-19|
Further, here, it would be relevant to mention that if the due date for filing the original return of income is missed, on can file a return belatedly called a belated return for the FY 2017-18 on or before 31 March 2019.