The CBDT on Wednesday (29 Jul 2020) has extended the deadline for filing Income Tax Returns for 2018-19 fiscal by two months till September 30, 2020. In view of the constraints due to the Covid pandemic & to further ease compliance for taxpayers, CBDT extends the due date for filing of Income Tax Returns for FY 2018-19 (AY 2019-20) from 31st July, 2020 to 30th September, 2020.
This is the third extension given by the government for taxpayers to file both original and revised tax returns for 2018-19 fiscal. In March, the due date was extended from March 31 to June 30. Later in June, it was again extended by a month till July 31.
The official letter of CBDT is stated below:
Source: Income Tax