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What is the Due Date for Tax Filing? FY 2018-19, AY 2019-20

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The due date for ITR filing for the taxpayers requiring tax audit for FY 2018-19 has been extended from 30th Sep 2019 to 31st Oct 2019.

Category of Taxpayer Due Date for Tax Filing – FY 2018-19
Individual 31st August, 2019
Body of Individuals (BOI) 31st August 2019
Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) 31st August 2019
Association of Persons (AOP) 31st August 2019
Businesses (Requiring Audit) 31st October 2019
Businesses (Requiring TP Report) 30th November 2019
(This is income tax return for the financial year 2018-19. Applicable for income earned from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019).


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    Important Due Dates of Income tax return filing for the year 2019

  Whenever we talk about income tax, there is 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 2019. This has important Tax Due and income tax return filing dates for the year 2019.

Due Date Tax Due
15th June 2019 Due date for the First instalment of Advance Tax for the FY 2019-20
31st August 2019 Due date for filing Income tax return for FY 2018-19 for all persons except :

i. Companies

ii. Non-Companies whose books are required to be audited

iii. Working partner of a firm whose accounts are required to be audited

15th September 2019 Due date for the Second instalment of Advance Tax for the FY 2019-20
31st October 2019 Due date for filing of  Audit report/Income tax return for the FY 2018-19 for the following:

i. companies

ii. Non-Companies Whose books are required to be audited
30th November 2019 i. The due date for filing Audit report for the FY 2018-19 in case of a person who is required to submit a report pertaining to international or specified domestic transactions under section 92E

ii. The due date for the report to be furnished in Form 3CEB in respect of international and specified domestic transactions

iii.The due date for filing of Income-tax Return for FY 2018-19 for the aforesaid taxpayers

15th December 2019 The Due date for the third instalment of Advance Tax for the FY 2019-20
15th March 2020 i. The fourth instalment of Advance Tax due for the FY 2019-20

ii. The due date for the whole amount of Advance Tax for FY 2019-20 for taxpayers covered under the presumptive scheme of Section  44AD and 44ADA

Read about how to calculate and pay Advance Tax.

  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 2018-19 on or before 31 March 2020.    

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