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Govt extends deadline for filing of various forms under I-T Act | Deets here

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Govt extends deadline for filing of various forms under I-T Act | Deets here

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry on August 29 extended the deadlines for e-filing of various forms that come under the Income-Tax Act, 1961, after taxpayers reported difficulties in filing these forms online.

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“On consideration of difficulties reported by the taxpayers and other stakeholders in electronic filing of certain Forms under the provisions of the Income-tax Act,1961 read with Income-tax Rules,1962 (Rules), Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has decided to further extend the due dates for electronic filing of such Forms,” the Ministry said in a statement.

Meanwhile, the income tax return (ITR) filing deadline for FY 2020-21 for individuals has already been extended to September 30, 2021, from its earlier usual deadline of July 31, 2021.

Details are as follows:

-The application for registration or intimation or approval under Section 10(23C), 12A, 35(1)(ii)/(iia)/(iii) or 80G of the Act in Form No. 10A required to be filed on or before June 30, 2021, as extended to 31st August, 2021 vide Circular No.12 of 2021 dated 25.06.2021, may be filed on or before March 31, 2022.

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-The application for registration or approval under Section 10(23C), 12A or 80G of the Act in Form No.10AB, for which the last date for filing falls on or before February 28, 2022 may be filed on or before 31st March, 2022.

-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, as extended to August 31, 2021 vide Circular No.15 of 2021 dated 03.08.2021, may be filed on or before December 31, 2021.

-The Quarterly statement in Form No. 15CC to be furnished by authorized dealer in respect of remittances made for the quarter ending on June 30, 2021, required to be furnished on or before July 15, 2021 under Rule 37BB of the Rules, as extended to August 31, 2021 vide Circular No.15 of 2021 dated 03.08.2021, may be furnished on or before November 30, 2021.

-The Quarterly statement in Form No. 15CC to be furnished by authorized dealer in respect of remittances made for the quarter ending on September 30, 2021, required to be furnished on or before October 15, 2021 under Rule 37BB of the Rules, may be furnished on or before December 31, 2021.

-Uploading of the declarations received from recipients in Form No. 15G/15H during the quarter ending June 30, 2021, which was originally required to be uploaded on or before July 15, 2021, and subsequently by August 31, 2021, as per Circular No.12 of 2021 dated 25.06.2021, may be uploaded on or before November 30, 2021.

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-Uploading of the declarations received from recipients in Form No. 15G/15H during the quarter ending September 30, 2021, which is required to be uploaded on or before October 15, 2021, may be uploaded on or before 31st December, 2021.

-Intimation to be made by Sovereign Wealth Fund in respect of investments made by it in India in Form II SWF for the quarter ending on June 31, 2021, required to be made on or before July 31, 2021 as per Circular No.15 of 2020 dated 22.07.2020, as extended to September 30, 2021 vide Circular No.15 of 2021 dated 03.08.2021, may be made on or before November 30, 2021.

-Intimation to be made by Sovereign Wealth Fund in respect of investments made by it in India in Form II SWF for the quarter ending on September 30, 2021, required to be made on or before October 31, 2021 as per Circular No.15 of 2020 dated 22.07.2020, may be made on or before December 31, 2021.

-Intimation to be made by a Pension Fund in respect of each investment made by it in India in Form No. 10BBB for the quarter ending on June 30, 2021, required to be made on or before July 31, 2021 under Rule 2DB of the Rules, as extended to September 30, 2021 vide Circular No. 15 of 2021 dated 03.08.2021, may be made on or before November 30, 2021.

-Intimation to be made by a Pension Fund in respect of each investment made by it in India in Form No. 10BBB for the quarter ending on September 30, 2021, required to be made on or before October 31, 2021 under Rule 2DB of the Rules, may be made on or before December 31, 2021.

-Intimation by a constituent entity, resident in India, of an international group, the parent entity of which is not resident in India, for the purposes of sub-section (1) of section 286 of the Act, in Form No.3CEAC, required to be made on or before 30th November, 2021 under Rule 10DB of the Rules, may be made on or before December 31, 2021.

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-Report by a parent entity or an alternate reporting entity or any other constituent entity, resident in India, for the purposes of sub-section (2) or sub-section (4) of section 286 of the Act, in Form No. 3CEAD, required to be furnished on or before 30th November, 2021 under Rule 10DB of the Rules, may be furnished on or before December 31, 2021.

-Intimation on behalf of an international group for the purposes of the proviso to sub-section (4) of section 286 of the Act in Form No. 3CEAE, required to be made on or before November 30, 2021 under Rule 10DB of the Rules, may be made on or before December 31, 2021.

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