ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the deadline for filing of income tax returns for the year 2018 by seven days. The last date will be 9th August.
The notification circulated by FBR stated, “In Continuation of Circular No. 07/2019 dated 02.07.2019 and in exercise of the powers conferred under Section of 214A of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001, the Federal Board of Revenue is pleased to further extended the date of filing of Income Tax Returns/Statements for the tax year 2018 for individual/AOPs and companies up to 9thAugust, 2019.”
FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi in a press release urged the people to file their tax returns timely to avoid difficulties, he said that filing of the tax return is a mandatory act for citizens specifically those who own a house larger than 500 yards or a vehicle over 1000 cc.
Earlier, FBR extended the due date from 14th July till 2nd August. It has been extended further, according to notification.