The Income-Tax Department today extended last date for filing I-T returns by residents of Gujarat by seven days to September 7 in view of agitation over reservation to Patel community disrupting normal life.
“On consideration of reports of dislocation of general life caused due to recent disturbances in the state of Gujarat, the CBDT hereby extends the ‘due date’ for filing returns of Income from August 31 to September 7, 2015, in cases of income tax assessees in the state of Gujarat, who are liable to file their income tax returns by August 31,” the CBDT said in a notification.
Normal life in parts of Gujarat has been disturbed following agitation launched by Hardik Patel in support of his demand for reservation for Patel community.
Today was the last date for filing of income tax returns for individual tax payers across the country.
There is no change in the due date individuals outside Gujarat.