The CBDT has issued an order u/s 119(2)(a) of the Act extending the due date for the electronic filing of the Tax Audit Report to 31.10.2013. However, a print copy of the Tax Audit Report is required to be furnished manually to the jurisdictional Assessing Officer within the prescribed due date of 30.09.2013.
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
North-Block, 1TA.II Division
New Delhi, the 26th September, 2013
Order under Section 119 of the Income-tax Act. 1961
CBDT in exercise of power under sec 119(2)(a) of the IT Act, 1961 read with Sec 139 and Rule 12, has decided to relax the requirement of furnishing the Report of Audit electronically as prescribed under the proviso to sub-rule (2) of Rule 12 of the IT Rules for the Assessment Year 2013-14 as under-
(a) The assesses, who are presently finding it difficult to upload the prescribed Reports of Audit (as referred to above) in the system electronically may also furnish the same manually before the jurisdictional Assessing Officer within the prescribed due date.
(b) The said Report of Audit should however be furnished electronically on or before 31.10.2013.
Deputy-Secretary to the Government of India