Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
New Delhi, 15th December, 2015
Subject: Extension of last date for
December 2015 installment of advance tax for taxpayers in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
The last date of payment
of December 2015 installment of advance tax for both corporate and
non-corporate taxpayers in the State of Tamil Nadu and Union territory of
Puducherry has been extended from 15.12.2015 to 31.12.2015 in view of unprecedented
rainfall and floods in these areas.
The Central Board of
Direct Taxes has issued an Order under section 119 (2)(a) of the Income-tax
Act, 1961 in this regard.
As a result of this
extension, advance tax deposited in the Government account on or before
31.12.2015 will be treated as payment within the statutory time for payment of
December 2015 installment.
A copy of the Order
dated 15.12.2015 is available on the website of the Department www.incometaxinfia.gov.in.
Pr. Commissioner of Income Tax
Official Spokesperson, CBDT