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Income tax returns date extended till November 15

DNA 31-14

ISLAMABAD, NOV 01 (DNA) – As directed by Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Tuesday, the due date for filing of Income Tax Returns / Statements by Companies, salaried individuals, other individuals and AOPs, has been further extended till November 15th November, 2017. Earlier, the due date was extended from September 30 to October 31, 2017, said a statement issued by the Finance Ministry.

The date was extended in view of the requests made by the tax bars and various trade and other associations, it added.

It was felt that the taxpayers could not find ample time for filing of their tax returns, the statement added.

In the light of above and in the spirit of taxpayers facilitation, the Minister gave approval for extending the due date till November 15, 2017.