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CBDT extends due dates for filing of ITR and various reports of audit for Assessment Year 2021-22



On consideration of difficulties reported by the taxpayers and other stakeholders in the filing of Income Tax Returns and various reports of audit for the Assessment Year 2021-22 under the Income-tax Act, 1961(the “Act”), Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has decided to further extend the due dates for filing of Income Tax Returns and various reports of audit for the Assessment Year 2021-22. The details are as under:


  • The due date for a person other than the company, whose books of accounts are not required to be audited, of furnishing of Return of Income for the Assessment Year 2021-22, which was 31st July 2021 under sub-section (1) of section 139 of the Act, as extended to 30th September 2021 vide Circular No.9/2021 dated 20.05.2021, is hereby further extended to 31st December 2021.


  • The due date of furnishing of Report of Audit under any provision of the Act for the Previous Year 2020-21, which is 30th September 2021, as extended to 31st October 2021 vide Circular No.9/2021 dated 20.05.2021, is hereby further extended to 15th January 2022.


  • The due date of furnishing Report from an Accountant by persons entering an international transaction or specified domestic transaction under section 92E of the Act for the Previous Year 2020-21, which is 31st October 2021, as extended to 30th November 2021 vide Circular No.9/2021 dated 20.05.2021, is hereby further extended to 31st January 2022.


  • The due date for the company and a person other than the company, whose books of accounts are required to be audited (including firm and partners thereof), of furnishing of Return of Income for the Assessment Year 2021-22, which is 31st October 2021 under sub-section (1) of section 139 of the Act, as extended to 30th November 2021 vide Circular No.9/2021 dated 20.05.2021, is hereby further extended to 15th February 2022.


  • The due date for persons, who has entered international transaction or specified domestic transaction under section 92E of the Act, of furnishing of Return of Income for the Assessment Year 2021-22, which is 30th November 2021 under sub-section (1) of section 139 of the Act, as extended to 31st December 2021 vide Circular No.9/2021 dated 20.05.2021, is hereby further extended to 28th February 2022.


  • The due date of furnishing of belated/revised Return of Income for the Assessment Year 2021-22, which is 31st December 2021 under sub-section (4)/sub-section (5) of section 139 of the Act, as extended to 31st January 2022, vide Circular No.9/2021 dated 20.05.2021, is hereby further extended to 31st March 2022.


Source: CBDT Circular No.17/2021 in F.No.225/49/2021/ITA-II dated 09.09.2021.

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