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Govt. Deductors: Change in due dates of filing eTDS returns

Income Tax Department has changed the date for filing of quarterly eTDS returns for Govt. Deductors vide notification 57/2011 dated 24.10.2011. The due date of filing eTDS returns has been extended by 15 days for first three quarters of the Financial year but remains the same for last quarter ending 31st March. The amendment is applicable from 01.11.2011 & so it is applicable from the 3rd quarter of F.Y. 2011-12.

Please Note:The changed due dates are applicable only for Government Deductors. For other Deductors there is no change in the due dates.


Sl. No.

Date of ending of the quarter

Due dates for Govt. Deductors

Due dates for Other Deductors





30th June

30th September

31st December

31st March

31st July

31st October

31st January

15th May

15th July

15th October

15th January

15th May



This notification relates to eTDS returns covered under rule 31A means for quarterly returns for Forms – 24Q (Salary), 26Q (section 193 to 196D except entries covered in 27Q) and 27Q. As the rule 31AA has not been amended so TCS (Form 27EQ) return due dates remains unchanged unless notified later.

The amendment is applicable only for Govt. Deductors



  • RK SIDANA says:

    Are these extended dates for filing e-tds returns applicable to PSUs like MTNL/BSNL and Public sector Banks?

    November 14, 2011 at 7:58 pm
  • ram babu says:

    Govt. deductors pay TDS through Book Adjustment Entry. I know that some of these Government deductors got noice for defaults for short deduction- interest for late payment etc. for various reasons.
    How would they pay this. Is it by Book Adjustment Entry or by cash.

    November 16, 2011 at 8:57 am
    • admin says:

      You will need to make the respective payment & then prepare and file the correction return for it.

      November 17, 2011 at 11:52 am
  • rajasekar says:

    sir TDS deducted by treasury (Govenment deductor)and tds return not filed by them how to get TDS credit and TDS in 26AS statement

    November 27, 2013 at 10:37 pm

    In which challan a govt deductor pay tax for short deduction when tds return date has not been over?

    May 13, 2014 at 1:04 pm

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