Few days back ,CBDT in his press release mentioned that as the software for ITR forms is under preparation, they are likely to be available for e-filing by 3rd week of June 2015. Accordingly, the time limit for filing these returns is proposed to be extended up to 31st August, 2015 (31.08.2015). A separate notification will be issued in this regard.
Now CBDT has released this ORDER [F.NO.225/154/2015/ITA.II], DATED 10-6-2015 regarding extension of due date of filing Income Tax return for assessment year 2015-16
SECTION 119 OF THE INCOME-TAX ACT, 1961 - INCOME-TAX AUTHORITIES - INSTRUCTIONS TO SUBORDINATE AUTHORITIES - EXTENSION OF DUE DATE OF FILING RETURN OF INCOME FOR ASSESSMENT YEAR 2015-16
ORDER [F.NO.225/154/2015/ITA.II], DATED 10-6-2015
The Central Board of Direct Taxes, in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961, hereby extends the 'due-date' for filing Returns of Income, in terms of clause (c) of Explanation 2 to sub-section (1) of section 139 of the Income-tax Act, 1961, for Assessment Year 2015-16 from 31st July, 2015 to 31st August, 2015 in respect of income tax assessees concerned.