CBDT clarified that order for extension of due date, dated 26th September 2015 for filing of Audit report for A.Y. 2014-15 is fake

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue

Central Board of Direct Taxes

 PRESS RELEASE

 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
2015-16-regarding

 

 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.

  

(Shefali Shah)

 Pr. Commissioner of Income Tax (OSD)

Official Spokesperson, CBDT

 The Fake order is attached here. 

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