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Finance Ministry extends last date for filing income tax returns

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New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has notified that the last day of filing income tax returns has been extended to September 7.

The Income Tax department had on Monday extended last date for filing I-T returns by residents of Gujarat by seven days to September 7 in view of agitation over reservation to Patel community disrupting normal life.

“On consideration of reports of dislocation of general life caused due to recent disturbances in the state of Gujarat, the CBDT hereby extends the ‘due date’ for filing returns of Income from August 31 to September 7, 2015, in cases of income tax assessees in the state of Gujarat, who are liable to file their income tax returns by August 31,” the CBDT said in a notification.

PTI