CBDT extends electronic filing of Income Tax Forms 15CA/15CB till 15th July

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New Delhi : In view of glitches in the new Income Tax filing portal, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has again extended the electronic filing of Income Tax Forms 15CA/15CB. Taxpayers can now file form15CA and form 15 CB manually by 15th July 2021, the finance ministry said.

“As per the Income-tax Act, 1961, there is a requirement to furnish Form 15CA/15CB electronically. Presently, taxpayers upload the Form 15CA, along with the Chartered Accountant Certificate in Form 15CB, wherever applicable, on the e-filing portal, before submitting the copy to the authorised dealer for any foreign remittance” said the finance ministry on Monday.

“In view of the difficulties reported by taxpayers in electronic filing of Income Tax Forms 15CA/15CB on the portal www.incometax.gov.in, it had earlier been decided by CBDT that taxpayers could submit Forms 15CA/15CB in manual format to the authorized dealer till 30th June, 2021. It has now been decided to extend the aforesaid date to 15th July, 2021. In view thereof, taxpayers can now submit the said Forms in manual format to the authorized dealers till 15th July, 2021. Authorized dealers are advised to accept such Forms till 15th July, 2021 for the purpose of foreign remittances. A facility will be provided on the new e-filing portal to upload these forms at a later date for the purpose of generation of the Document Identification Number” it added.

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