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Last date to file tax return is 31st July 2018

What is the Due Date for Tax Filing? FY 2017-18, AY 2018-19

The due date for filing Income Tax Returns for FY 2017-2018 for Individuals is 31st July 2018. Refer the following table for finding due dates for the Financial Year 2017-2018:

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Category of Taxpayer Due Date for Tax Filing – FY 2017-18
Individual July 31st 2018
Body of Individuals (BOI) July 31st 2018
Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) July 31st 2018
Association of Persons (AOP) July 31st 2018
Businesses (Requiring Audit) September 30th 2018
Businesses (Requiring TP Report) November 30th 2018

(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

Due Date Tax Due
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

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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 :

(a) Companies

(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:

(a)companies

(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.

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