Income tax offices will remain open on 26th & 27th July 2014 for accepting the returns of Income

For the convenience of the taxpayers, the Income Tax Department has decided to keep the offices open for accepting the returns of income during normal office hours on 26th July and 27th July, 2014, being Saturday and Sunday. This direction has been issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 (1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

F.No.225/121/2014/ITA.II

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Central Board of Direct Taxes

New Delhi, the 24th July, 2014

Order under Section 119(1) of the Income tax Act, 1961

The due date for filing of return of income within the meaning of Explanation 2(c) to section 139(1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 is 315t July 2014. The Income tax authorities are hereby directed that for the convenience of the taxpayers, arrangements be made for accepting the returns of income during normal office hours on 26th July and 27th July 2014, being Saturday and Sunday respectively. This direction is issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Special arrangements may also be made by way of opening additional receipt counters, wherever required, on 26th, 27th, 28th, 30th and 31st wide publicity July, 2014 to facilitate the taxpayers in filing their returns of income conveniently and in a timely manner. These instructions may be given.

(Richa Rastogi)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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