Tax Audit Last Date extended to 7th October

Given the difficulties that taxpayers and other stakeholders have had in reporting the various audit reports for the Assessment year 2022-23, the CBDT has decided to extend the due date for the A.Y 2022-23, which was 30th Sep 2022, till 7th Oct 2022.

Circular No. 19/2022

F. No. 225/49/2021/ITA-II

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue

Central Board of Direct Taxes


New Delhi, dated 30th September 2022

Subject: – Extension of timeline for filing of various reports of audit for the Assessment Year 2022-23– reg.



Given the difficulties encountered by taxpayers and other stakeholders in the electronic filing of various audit reports under the provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (Act), the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), in exercising its powers under Section 119 of the Act, extends the due date for furnishing of audit reports under any provision of the Act for the Previous Year 2021-22, which was 30th September 2022 in the case of assessees referred to in clause (a).