CBDT grants further relaxation in electronic filing of Income Tax Forms 15CA/15CB.

The Ministry of Finance vide its press release dated 5th July 2021 has further extended the electronic filing of Income Tax Forms 15CA/15CB to July 15 from June 30 earlier.

As per the Income-tax Act, 1961, there is a requirement to furnish Form 15CA/15CB electronically. Presently, taxpayers upload the Form 15CA, along with the Chartered Accountant Certificate in Form 15CB, wherever applicable, on the e-filing portal, before submitting the copy to the authorised dealer for any foreign remittance.

Authorized dealers are advised to accept such Forms till 15th July, 2021 for the purpose of foreign remittances. A facility will be provided on the new e-filing portal to upload these forms at a later date for the purpose of generation of the Document Identification Number.