The income tax department has given relief to taxpayers by extending the due dates for electronic filing of various forms. In a tweet, the income tax department said that this has been done since many taxpayers reported difficulties in filing of these forms.
According to the release of the finance ministry attached by the department in its tweet, “The quarterly statement in Form No. 15CC to be furnished by authorised dealer in respect of remittances made for the quarter ending on June 30, required to be furnished on or before July 15 under Rule 37BB of the Rules, as extended to July 31 vide Circular No.12 of 2021 on June 25 may be filed on or before August 31 2021.”
The deadline for equalization levy statement in Form number 1 for financial year 2020-21 has also been extended till August 31, the release said.
“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 of the Rules, as extended to 15th July 2021 vide Circular No.12 of 2021 dated 25.06.2021, maybe furnished on or before 15th September 2021,” it added.