Relaxation in electronic filing of Income Tax Forms 15CA/15CB

The Press Release issued by Ministry of Finance on Relaxation in electronic filing of Income Tax Forms 15CA/15CB:

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Circular date

14.06.2021

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Subject

Relaxation in electronic filing of Income Tax Forms 15CA/15CB

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Effective date

14.06.2021

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Applicability

On Companies or a person , who make payments to  a non-resident or to a foreign company.

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Brief description

The government on Monday relaxed electronic filing norms for submitting Income Tax forms 15CA and 15CB to manual format after some taxpayers reported difficulties in electronic filing of Income Tax Forms on the portal www.incometax.gov.in, Ministry of Finance said in a press release. As per the new norms, Income Tax Forms 15CA and 15 CB can be submitted in manual format to the authorized dealers till June 30th, 2021, Finance Ministry noted.

Authorized dealers are advised to accept such Forms till June 30th, 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.