Extension of last date for December 2015 installment of advance tax for taxpayers in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
PRESS RELEASE
New Delhi, 15th December, 2015

Subject: Extension of last date for December 2015 installment of advance tax for taxpayers in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry -reg-.
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.

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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.
(Shefali Shah)

Pr. Commissioner of Income Tax (OSD)
Official Spokesperson, CBDT