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Last date for filing income tax returns ITR for AY 2013-2014 extended to August 5 2013


The government has today extended the last date for filing of income tax returns by 5 days to August 5 2013.

The due date, which was today, has been extended in wake of “unprecedented surge” in number of I-T returns being filed electronically.

“As a measure of taxpayers convenience, it has been decided to extend the due date of filing of returns from July 31, 2013 to August 5, 2013,” the finance ministry said.

This year till July 30, about 92 lakh returns have been electronically filed, which is 46.8% higher than the returns e-filed during the corresponding period last fiscal.

Source: TOI

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