Jun 25, 2020
PAN-Aadhaar, Tax saving, Form 16, belated ITR filing deadlines extended again
Several direct tax deadlines including those for linking of PAN with Aadhaar, completing tax saving investments for financial year 2019-20 and for companies to issue Form 16 to employees, have been extended again. This has been done to give further relief to individuals due to on-going coronavirus pandemic.
As per the notification issued by the government dated June 24, 2020 (effective from June 30, 2020), the deadline to file belated and/or revised tax return for FY 2018-19 has been extended to July 31, 2020. The deadline for making tax-saving investments and expenditures to claim tax breaks under Section 80C, 80D etc for FY 2019-20 has also been further extended to July 31 from the earlier time limit of June 30,2020. The date for issuance of TDS certificates i.e. Form 16, Form 16A etc. has been extended to August 15, 2020.