CBDT vide their Press Release dated 4th June 2019 has extended the due date of filing of TDS Returns for Form 24Q (Salary) from 31st May 2019 to 30th June 2019. This has been done owing to major structural changes in the format introduced recently.
Subsequently, the issue of TDS Certificate in Form 16 to Employees for FY:18-19 has been extended from 15th June 2019 to 10th July 2019.
The Press Release is as under:
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
New Delhi, 4th June, 2019
CBDT extends due date for filing of TDS statement in Form 24Q
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had earlier notified amended Form 24Q for filing TDS statement by deductors of tax vide Notification No. 36/2019 dated 12th April, 2019. Subsequently, the File Validation Utility (FVU) for online filing of Form 24Q was updated by NSDL on 21st of May, 2019.
With a view to redress genuine hardship of deductors in timely filing of TDS statement in Form 24Q on account of revision of its format and consequent updating of the File Validation Utility for its online filing, CBDT has ordered the following:
- Extended the due date of filing of TDS statement in Form 24Q for financial year 2018-19 from 31st of May, 2019 to 30th of June, 2019 and
- Extended the due date for issue of TDS certificate in Form 16 for financial year 2018-19 from 15th of June, 2019 to 10th of July, 2019.
Order dated 04.06.2019 issued under section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 to this effect is available on www.incometaxindia.gov.in.
Commissioner of Income Tax
(Media & Technical Policy)
Official Spokesperson, CBDT.