The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) issued a circular on August 3, 2021 announcing the extension of the deadline for filing certain forms under the Income-Tax Act, 1961. The tax filing due dates were extended by the CBDT in view of the difficulties being faced by taxpayers and other stakeholders in the electronic filing of these forms. The deadline for electronic filing has been extended for the following forms:
- The Quarterly Statement in Form 15CC to be furnished by authorized dealer in respect of remittances made for the quarter ending June 30, 2021, required to be furnished on or before July 15, 2021, has been extended further to on or before August 31, 2021.
- The Equalization levy statement in Form No. 1 for the Financial Year 2020-21, which was required to be filed on or before June 30, 2021, has been further extended to August 31, 2021. The CBDT had earlier, by an order issued on June 25, extended the deadline to July 31, 2021.
- The Statement of Income paid or credited by an investment fund to its unit holder in Form No. 64D for the Previous Year 2020-21, required to be furnished on or before 15th June 2021 under Rule 12CB, as extended to 15th July 2021, shall be furnished on or before 15th September 2021.
- The Statement of Income paid or credited by an investment fund to its unit holder in Form No. 64C for the Previous Year 2020-21, required to be furnished on or before 30th June 2021 under Rule 12CB, as extended to 31st July 2021 shall be furnished on or before 30th September 2021.
CBDT Circular No. 15/2021 in F.No.225/49/2021/ITA-II dated 03.08.2021, is available on www.incometaxindia.gov.in.