Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
New Delhi, 28th September, 2015
Sub: Circulation of Fake order for extension
of due date for filing of Audit report and return of Income for Assessment Year
It has been brought to the notice of the Government that
a fake order dated 26th
September 2015 supposedly under section 119 of the Income-tax Act 1961 under
the signature of one Upmanyu Reddy, Under Secretary to the Government of India
is in circulation. The fake order extends the due date for filing of
audit report under section 119 of the Income-tax Act to 15 October 2015.
It is clarified the order is fraudulent. The Government
has not extended the due date for filing of returns and audit report due by
30th September 2015. Tax payer and practitioners are advised not to give any
credence to the fraudulent order purportedly signed by one Upmanyu Reddy.
Pr. Commissioner of Income Tax (OSD)
Official Spokesperson, CBDT
The Fake order is attached here.