E-filing deadline for tax returns extended

Written by fe Bureau | New Delhi | Updated: Nov 3 2012, 08:56am hrs
The Director General of Income Tax (System) has decided to extend the time for filing I-T returns (V) forms done electronically for assessment year 2010-11 and 2011-12.

These ITR-V forms can now be filed up to December 31 or within a period of 120 days from the date of uploading the electronic return data, a finance ministry official said.

The ministry also said that a new system is being implemented to allow tax payers to electronically file ITR and other tax forms in addition to availing certain web-enabled services. E-filing services through the portal incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in will not be available from November 3 to November 8.