As per CBDT order no. F.No. 225/154/2015/ITA-II dt. 10th Jun-15, “due date” for filing of Return of Income (ITR) for assessment year 2015-16 has been extended to 31st Aug-2015.
As per Explanation to section 14 (1) of the Wealth-tax Act 1957, `due date’ of filing Return of wealth in relation to an assessee under the Wealth-tax Act shall be the same date as that applicable to an assessee under the Income-tax Act under the explanation to sub-section(1) of Section 139 of the Income-tax Act. In other words, Due Date for filing of ITR shall be same as due date of filing of wealth tax return as per Wealth Tax Return. Therefore, “due date” for filing of Wealth Tax Return shall be 31st Aug-2015 for Assessment Year 2015-16.