Central Board of Direct Taxes in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Income Tax Act, 1961, wide their order no. 225/195/2016/ITA. II, extends the due date of filing of from 31st July 2016 to 5th Aug. 2016 for the assessee who are required to file return of income as per section 139(1) on or before 31st July 2016 for the A.Y. 2016-17.
This relief has been provided in order to avoid any troubles to the taxpayers while making payment of taxes due for the Assessment Year 2016-2017.