Friday, March 30, 2012

Income Tax Offices will remain open on 31.03.2012

In the interest of assessee, CBDT has ordered under section 119(1) of Income Tax Act, 1961 to all Income Tax Offices to remain open on 31.03.2012 and all the receipts counter will work as normal day on 31.03.2012.   Detailed notification Dated 30-03-2012 is given as under :-

F.No.225/138/20111IT A.II
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes

New Delhi, the 30 th March 2012

Order under Section 119(1) of the Income tax Act, 1961. 

The Financial Year 2011-12 closes on 31-3-2012 falling on Saturday. All the Income Tax Offices through out India shall remain open on this day and the receipts counters shall also work during normal office hours. This direction is issued for administrative convenience by the Central Board of Direct Taxes in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Income Tax Act, 1961. 

Special arrangements may also be made by way of opening additional receipt counters, wherever required on so" and 31 st March 2012 to facilitate the taxpayers in filing their returns of income conveniently. These instructions may be given wide publicity.

Under Secretary to the Government of India.
Copy to:-
  1. The Chairman (CBDT), All Members, Central Board of Direct Taxes for information.
  2. All Cadre Controlling CCslT for necessary action in respect of their region.
  3. The Director General of Income Tax (Admn.) Mayur Bhawan, New Delhi.
  4. DGIT (Systems) for putting it on Departmental Website.
  5. Shri Shishir Jha, CIT (MC) of CBDT. 

Under Secretary to the Government of India.

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