A fake e-mail claiming that the deadline has been extended to October 15th has been doing the rounds in the internet. But the official extension was only till September 15th and it still remains the same.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) has warned all the tax payers and practiioners not to wait till October 15th as the deadline still stands at Septemebr 15 to file for the assessment year 2015-2016.
The fake order dated 26 September 2015 which is doing rounds is in an official format signed by an Under secretary Upmanyu Reddy has been conveying the message that the last date for filing for the assessment year 2015-16 has been extended to October 15th 2015.
The CBDT has issued an order clarifying that no such extension has been announced.