ITR and Tax Audit Due Date For AY 2020-21

Income Tax Filing Due Date Tax Audit– As we are aware that, the last date of the ITR and Tax Audit is near but due to the COVID impact the Audit and ITR could not be completed till the last date. Earlier many associations of CA and advocates including ICAI send too many representations to the Finance Ministry for extension of the due dates . Here is the Income Tax Filing Due Date Tax Audit for AY 2020-21

Considering the challenges faced in COVID-19, the government has extended the Last Date of ITR and Tax Audit for AY 2020-21 and the same is given here.

Income Tax Filing Due Date Tax Audit for AY 2020-21

ITR Due Date AY 2020-21 For every financial year, the due date of ITR for the non-audited assessee is 31st July and for the audited assessee, it is 31st October of the following year.

But on 30th December 2020, In a major relief to taxpayers, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) extended the deadlines for filing of ITR (non-audited assessee) for FY 2019-20 (AY 2020-21) till 10.01.2021.

and for taxpayers whose accounts need to be audited, The ITR Filing deadline was extended to 15th February 2021.

Tax Audit Due Date AY 2020-21– For Tax Audit, the due date is 15.01.2021.

Chart for Due Dates

Here is a chart showing, Income Tax Filing Due Date Tax Audit for AY 2020-21.

ParticularsYear/MonthOriginal Due dateExtended Due date
Income Tax Return- Non Audited assesseeFY 2019-20
(AY 2020-21)
31.07.202010.01.2021
Income Tax Return- Audited assesseeFY 2019-20
(AY 2020-21)
31.10.202015.02.2021
Tax AuditFY 2019-20
(AY 2020-21)
31.10.202015.01.2021
Income Tax Filing Due Date Tax Audit for AY 2020-21

Also Read- Due date of the Income Tax Return for AY 2021-22

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