Income Tax due dates for Payment and filing in FY 2017-18 (AY 2018-19) for income tax, advance tax, self assessment tax

In this post, we will be talking about Income Tax due dates. We will see both payment due dates and filing due dates. The various taxes we will be discussing are income tax, advance tax, and self-assessment tax.

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Income tax Payment due dates:

Due date for Payment of Income Tax for FY 2018-19 (AY 2019-20)

The due date for Payment of Income Tax is 31st March of the Financial Year. i.e., for the financial year 2018-19, payment due date is 31st March 2019.

Due Dates for Payment of Advance Taxes for FY 2018-19 (AY 2019-20)

The below due date for online payment of advance tax is applicable for both individual and corporate taxpayers.

Due date Advance Tax payable
On or Before 15th June 15% of Advance Tax
On or before 15th September 45% of Advance Tax
On or Before 15th December 75% of Advance Tax
On or Before 15th March 100% of Advance Tax

Due Dates for Self Assessment Tax for FY 2018-19 (AY 2019-20)

Self Assessment Tax online payment should be on or before the date of filing the return.

Income Tax filing due dates

Please note that the below due dates are applicable for AY 2019-20 or FY 2018-19.

All corporate Assessees whose accounts needs to be audited u/s 44AB before 30 September 2019. Also, working partners of partnership firms whose books of accounts are audited should be done by 30 September 2019. All Assessees who are required to furnish a report u/s 92E (transfer pricing)

Sl no Category Due dates
1. All Assessees whose accounts need not be audited u/s 44AB

Note: Any non-corporate (Individual/HUFs/Firms etc) assessees having total income below the following limit does not come under audit:

  • Only salary income – No limit
  • Professional income – 50 Lakhs
  • Income from business – 1 Crore
  • Income under presumptive business – 2 Crores
31 July 2019
2. All non corporate Assessees whose accounts need to be audited u/s 44AB

Individual, Hindu undivided family (HUFs), Body of Individuals (BOI), Associate of persons (AOP) etc

30 September 2019
3. All corporate Assessees whose accounts need to be audited u/s 44AB 30 September 2019
4. Working partners of partnership firms whose books of accounts are audited 30 September 2019
5. All Assessees who are required to furnish a report u/s 92E (transfer pricing) 30 November 2019
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17 thoughts on “Income Tax due dates for payment and filing in FY 2018-19

    1. Hi Sanjeev,
      The standard deduction is applicable only for salary payment. It is not applicable for Honorarium payment as it is considered as a service payment

  1. i wanna know if any corporate organition payment tax two day after due date so he has any penalty or not.for example – due date in 31/03/2019.but he has payment in 02/04/2019.has he give any penalty ???

    1. Hi Rajat,
      No, you will not be having any penalty. But, interest u/s 234B & 234C will be applied on the due amount.

  2. Hello,
    I own a small business which not comes under gst
    I want to pay tax for that under
    Self assessment tax as local accountant said
    But now he is telling we can’t pay tax for 2018-19 as it attract penalty
    Only 2019-20 is payable.
    So y can’t I pay 18-19 tax now if so what is the due date to pay that

    1. Hi Mr.Likith,
      Self assessment tax is to be paid with required late payment interest which is 1% of tax amount per month delay. The payment has to be made before the return filing.

  3. Sir,
    My mother who is a super senior citizen has income from family pension and some savings bank interest only. Which ITR she is required to file for the AY 2019-20?
    In ITR1 for AY 2019-20…..In Part A (General Information) a column “Nature of Employment”…..Govt. PSU, Pensioners, Others has been added which is mandatory to fill in online efiling. But my mother is a family pensioner which is included in “Income from other sources”. Unlike previous years there is no option like “not applicable” under “Nature of Employment”. Which option she should chose?

    1. Hi Mr.Bikas,
      She has to file ITR 1. Please check the Tools again, as the income tax dept given structure consists of NOT APPLICABLE option.

  4. Sir,
    I am a salaried Govt. Employee. I have income from salary and other sources like Bank F.D. interest from which TDS is deducted.
    Now in ITR1 for AY 2019-20 I have to report Total Taxes Paid which includes…. Total TDS claimed+ Self assessment tax+ Advance tax paid. Now what is this “Total TDS claimed”? Is it the sum total of TDS from salary as per Form 16 (Schedule TDS1)+ TDS on the Bank F.D. interest as per Form 16A (Schedule TDS2)?
    Kindly clarify.

    1. Hi Bikas,
      Yes, it is the TDS deducted at each of your income sources. So, that will be TDS from both Form 16 got from your employer and Form 16A got from the bank

  5. Hi sir I am a salaried service person. My employer didn’t deducted the tax of income from other sources for fy 2018-19. I want to pay the balanced tax. What is the last date for paying? With interest or with penalty? Pls guide thanks

    1. Hi Chetram,
      The pending tax is to be paid on or before filing the tax return. The due date for a tax return is 31st July 2019. Interest for delay payment is 1% per month on tax amount till the month of payment from Apr 2019.
      For eg. If tax due is 1500 and is being paid on 15th June, then per month interest is Rs.15 delay for 3 months so interest will be Rs.45.

  6. Sir, I am a pensioner under Ayurvedic Research Council, Ministry of AYUSH, GoI since 2012. Until now, I have not received any income & TDS certificate from my employer. The figures posted by the employer in 26 AS site of IT is totally wrong. They have given me pension around 7 lakhs, but posted in 26 AS as 2.25 lakhs and actually deducted tax of 66000/- but have posted as 57000/-. Inspite of my several efforts, they are not sending the TDS cerificate or 16 A form. Please advise me how to pay my tax for FY 2018-19. What is the last date of self assessment tax deposit for senior citizens and last date for filing return ? I am under great tension. Kindly reply me what to do to pay my taxes. Regards, Dr D.P.Sahu, 25/6/19

    1. Dear Sir, Please raise a grievance in the Income Tax Department for the said case. If proper TDS is not deducted, please compute your Income Tax for the year and pay it as Self-assessment Tax before your Income Tax Return Filing. The due date for Filing is 31st July 2019.

  7. Hi sir, I have filed my ITR before the due date(31.08.19) but I did not pay the tax. Can I pay the tax after two days? Do I need to pay any penalty also?

  8. I have paid my tax for STCG/LTCG during my advanced tax dates (June 15th, Sep 15th, Dec 15th, Mar 15th) . Now if I sell some shares between Mar 16th and Mar 31st, then when and how I need to pay the tax for the STCG/LTCG as the advanced tax dates has gone. Shall I pay it as self assessment tax? Please do let me know.

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