CBIC Extends Deadline for Filing GSTR 9 or GSTR9c

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The Central Government has issued the notifications for an extended due date for GST Annual Return and Audit report form GSTR 9 or GSTR9c. In this article, we will discuss on CBIC Extends Deadline for Filing GSTR 9 or GSTR9c

Let’s summaries the Notifications issued:-

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the GST Council has announced an extension of the GST annual return filing for the FY2019-20 deadline by December 31. Earlier the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has addressed to the GST Council asking for an extension of GST annual return filing for FY19.

Now you need to ensure some facts about the GSTR-9 and GSTR9c

Know About GSTR-9 and 9c

As we know, GST return filing is obligatory for taxpayers who indulge in various types of businesses. GSTR 9 is an annual return to be listed annually by taxpayers registered following the Goods and Services Tax (GST). It consists of perspectives concerning the outer and inward supplies made or received under different tax heads. GSTR-9C is a declaration of reconciliation between GSTR-9 and the audited annual financial statement.

Why Extends due date For GST Annual Return Filing?

In its representation to the GST Council, the ICAI stated that the majority of the offices are working only partially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They demand to give suitable relaxation to the registered persons and extend due dates of GST annual return filing for FY19 till December 31, 2020. This would render relaxation to the trade, in combating the circumstances arising out of coronavirus. Also, the portal for ITR filing enables taxpayers to file their Income Tax Return Filing online hassle-free.

What is the due date for GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C?

CBIC Extends Deadline for Filing GSTR 9 or GSTR9c is the same deadline for submission of GST Return Filing. Hence, the GSTR-9 and GSTR9C have further extended to 31st December 2020.

Significant Relaxation for Taxpayers

Two Important relaxations for taxpayers filing GST annual return for 2018-19

  • By the expansion of the GST annual return filing date, it would benefit to provide needed relaxation to the trade and taxpayers.
  • Also, it would provide the requisite breathing space to businesses.

CBDT issued an order to Upload of GST Return Information in Form 26AS

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