Due date for payment of Advance tax extended to 17th December 2013

The tax payers are required to pay their december installment of Advance tax on or before 15th December, 2013. The taxpayers can make payments in the designated branches of the authorized banks, electronically or physically, as per law. The banks are closed on 15th December, 2013, being a Sunday. Therefore, to facilitate payment of this installment of Advance tax for the FY 2013-14, the Central Board of Direct taxes (CBDT) has issued an order to extend the time limit to make such payments of Advance Tax, from 15th December, 2013 to 17th December, 2013. Taxpayers, therefore, can now pay their advance tax installment by 17th December, 2013 without entailing any consequential interest for deferment.

Order U/s 119 (2)(a) of the I.T. Act, 1961 – Extension of last date of payment of the December Quarter Installment of Advance Tax for the F.Y. 2013-14-December 2013

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

North Block, IT-Budget Division,New Delhi

Dated: December 13, 2013

Order under Section 119(2)(a) of the Income-tax Act, 1961

In exercise of power conferred under sec 119(2)(a) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, the Central Board of Direct Taxes has decided to extend the last date of payment of the December Quarter Installment of Advance Tax for the Financial year 2013-14, from 15th December 2013 to 17th December 2013 for all the assessees, Corporate and other than Corporates.

(Sandeep Singh)
Under Secretary to the Government of India


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