Income tax returns filing date extended by FBR?

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Income tax returns filing date extended by FBR?

*ISLAMABAD - **Income tax returns filing date has been extended by **The Federal Board of Revenue.*

*FBR has extended the deadline for filing income tax returns or statements for Tax Year 2018 to August 2, 2019, according to a notification it issued on Monday.*

The FBR said that individuals, who owned immovable properties with specified land area or vehicles having engine capacity above 1000cc, were required to furnish a return of their income under the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001.

“It is observed that some taxpayers….have not filed their income tax returns for the Tax Year 2018. In order to facilitate the taxpayers falling under the above [-mentioned] categories, they are hereby given an opportunity to file their income tax returns/statements,” the notification said.

“The Federal Board of Revenue is pleased to further extend the date of filing of income tax returns/statements for the Tax Year 2018 up to 2nd August, 2019,” it added.