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NeAC extended time limit to file response u/s 142(1) E-assessment Scheme 2019

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NeAC vide communication dated 24.12.2019 extended the time limit for filing of response to notices issued under section 142(1) of the Income-tax Act 1961 under E-assessment Scheme 2019 to January 10, 2020.


The communication was issued by the Principal Chief Commissioner of Income-tax (NeAC, Delhi).

The communication states that the time limit to file the responses for the notices issued u/s 142(1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 up to 24.12.2019 under the e-assessment scheme, 2019 has been extended to January 10, 2020. In case the notice provides for a further date after 10.01.2020, that date will prevail.

The communication further states the reason for providing the extension. It states that in order to provide relief to the taxpayers and tax professionals and to facilitate the compliance the time limit to file the responses is extended.

Under the e-assessment scheme, a taxpayer is required to file responses within 15 days.

The e-assessment scheme, 2019 is implemented for AY 2018-19.

The communication reads as follows-

National e-Assessment Centre, Delhi
Room No. 401, 2nd Floor, E-Ramp,
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi-ll0003.
email: delhi.pccit.neac@incometax.gov.in
Phone No: 24367003; Mobile no & WhatsApp: 9n3924660 

F. No. Pr.CCIT(NeAC)/2019-20/61              Dated: 24.12.2019 

Subject: - Extension of time limit for filing of response to notices issued under section 142(1) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 under E-assessment Scheme-2019. 

With a view to provide relief to the taxpayers and tax professionals and to facilitate the compliance with respect to e-Assessment proceedings under E-assessment Scheme,2019, the time limit for filing of response to notices under section 142(1) of the Income-tax Act issued up to 24.12.2019 by the National e-Assessment Centre is extended up to 10.01.2020 or time given in such notices, whichever is later.


Sd/-
(Krishan Mohan Prasad)
Pr. Chief Commissioner of Income-tax
National e-Assessment Centre, Delhi

Download the communication from here.


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