New Delhi, June 5: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Tuesday extended the due date for filing of TDS statement in form 24Q for financial year 2018-19 till June 30 from May 31.
The CBDT also extended the due date for issue of TDS certificate in Form 16 for FY 2018-19 till July 10 from June 15, the Finance Ministry said in a statement here.
The Ministry said: “With a view to redress genuine hardship of deductors in timely filing of TDS statement in Form 24Q on account of revision of its format and consequent updating of the File Validation Utility for its online filing, CBDT has ordered the extension of due date for TDS statement in Form 24Q and TDS certificate in Form 16.”
The CBDT issued the order under Section 119 of the Income Tax Act, 1961. (UNI)