Due Dates to File Income Tax Return for A.Y.2019-20

The due dates to file income tax return for A.Y.2019-20 year ending 31st March 2019 i.e. A.Y.2019-20/F.Y.2018-19 is given as follow.

Due Dates for Income Tax Return for A.Y. 2019-20

Type of AssesseeDue Date
Company30-09-2019
Assesee who is required to furnish TP Report in Form No.3CEB30-11-2019
Assesee whose account are required to be audited30-09-2019
Co-operative society30-09-2019
Other Cases (i.e. Salaried persons, individuals, business (whose accounts are not audited)31-07-2019

What is the due date in case of public holiday on the last date of income tax return?

Filing Offline Income Tax Return: In the case of filing income tax return offline, the last date will be treated on the immediately next working date of the department.

Filing Online Income Tax Return: In the case of filing income tax return online, it would not be relevant for them if the department is not working on the last date. So in that case the last date remain same as given in above table.

If you have any query like Should I file income tax return online or offline then you must consider to read this article – Which Way I should File Income Tax Return? Online, Offline or by TRP?

Penalty for Late Filing of Income Tax Return

If you will file your income tax return late for A.Y.2019-20 then you shall be liable to pay/penalty as follows:

If your total income is up to Rs.5 Lakh – Rs. 1000/-

If your total income is above Rs. 5 Lakh

– if return is furnished by 31st December of the assessment year – Rs.5000/-

– if return is furnished after 31st December of the assessment year – Rs.10,000/-

If the return is furnished after the end of the relevant assessment year the assessee is also liable to penalty/prosecution.

You can check detail article on Penalty or prosecution for late filing of income tax return here – Penalty for Late Filing of Income Tax Return w.e.f 1-4-2018 (New Law)

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