The income tax department has extended the last date of filing returns by corporates for the assessment year 2010-11 to October 15, on account of disturbance due to floods in many parts of the country.
"The Central Board of Direct Taxes have extended the due date of filing income tax returns for the assessment year 2010-11 from 30th September 2010 up to 15th October 2010. The due date has been extended in view of disturbance to general life caused by floods," an official statement said today.
Accordingly, the deadline for obtaining tax audit report also stands extended to October 15, 2010. It further said that the due date for Jammu and Kashmir, however, remain at November 30. Floods have affected various parts of the country including Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.