SECTION 119 OF THE INCOME TAX ACT, 1961 – INCOME TAX AUTHORITIES – INSTRUCTIONS TO SUBORDINATE AUTHORITIES – ORDER FOR FACILITATING FILING OF IT RETURNS BY TAX PAYERS FOR F.Y. 2012-13 ON 30th & 31st MARCH, 2013
ORDER [F. NO. 225/45/2013/ITA.II], DATED 13-3-2013
The Financial Year 2012-13 closes on 31-3-2013. In view of holidays on 27th and 29th of March and thereafter, on 30th and 31st March, being Saturday and Sunday it is directed that all the Income-tax Offices through out India shall remain open and the receipts counters shall also work during normal office hours on 30th and 31st of March 2013. The direction is issued for administrative convenience by the Central Board of Direct Taxes in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961.
Special arrangements may also be made by way of opening additional receipt counters, wherever required on 30th and 31st March 2013 to facilitate filing of return of income and other related work of tax payers. These instructions may be given wide publicity.