SECTION 139 OF THE INCOME-TAX ACT, 1961 – RETURN OF INCOME – GENERAL – EXTENSION OF TIME LIMIT FOR FILING ITR-V FORMS FOR A.YS. 2010-11 AND 2011-12
NOTIFICATION NO. 1/2012 UNDER CPR SCHEME 2011 [F. NO. DIT(S)-III/ITR-V EXTENSION/2012-13], DATED 23-10-2012
In exercise of its powers under clause (ii) of Para 14 read with clause (7) of Para 4 of the ‘Centralized Processing of Returns Scheme, 2011’, issued vide C B D T Notification No. SO 16(E) dated 4.1.2012, the Director General of Income Tax (System) hereby extends the time limit for filing ITR-V forms relating to Income Tax Returns filed electronically (without digital signature Certificate) for A.Y. 2010-11 (filed during F.Y. 2011-12) and for A.Y. 2011-12 (filed on or after 1st April, 2011). These ITR-V forms can now be filed upto 31st December, 2012 or within a period of 120 days from the date of uploading of the electronic return data, whichever is later. This direction is issued to mitigate the hardship and grievance of the tax payers who have been prevented by reasonable causes to file the ITR-V in time.