GST Annual Return GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C due extend the 31 December 2020

GST Annual Return GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C due extend the 31 December 2020


The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs(CBIC) announced for GST Annual return filing date extend 31 October to December 31 due dates. 

The government said the number of representations regarding the need to extend the due date for filing Annual Return (From GSTR-9) and Reconciliation Statement (Form GSTR-9C) for the grounds that accounts of the Coronavirus pandemic related lockdown and restrictions, the normal operation of the business have still not been possible in several parts of the country.

It has been requested that the due dates for the same be extended beyond 31 October 2020 to enable the businesses and auditors to comply in this regard.

In view of the same, on the recommendations of the GST Council, it has been decided to extend the due date for filing Annual Return (FORM GST-9C and GSTR-9A) the Reconciliation Statement (FORM GSTR-9C) for the Financial year 2018-2019 from 31 October 2020 to 31st December 2020.

It may be noted that filing of Annual Return (FORM GSTR-9 and GSTR-9A) for 2018-19 is optional for taxpayers who had aggregate turnover below Rs.2 crore. The filing of a reconciliation statement in FORM 9C for 2018-19 is also optional for the taxpayers having aggregate turnover up to Rs.5 crore. 


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