EXTENSION OF DUE DATES OF GST ANNUAL RETURN (GSTR 9) AND RECONCILIATION STATEMENT (GSTR 9C) FOR FY 18-19
Vide notification No. 69/2020 –Central Tax,dated30.09.2020, the due date for furnishing of the Annual return for the FY 2018-19 was extended till31.10.2020.
On recommendation of the GST Council, the due date for filing annual return FORM GSTR 9/GSTR 9A and Reconciliation Statement FORM GSTR 9C has been extended from 31.10.2020 to 31.12.2020, according to press release by CBIC.
It is also to be noted that filing of Annual Return (Form GSTR 9/GSTR 9A) for 2018-19 is optional for taxpayers who had aggregate turnover below Rs. 2 crore. Also filing of Reconciliation Statement In FORM GSTR 9C for FY 2018-19 is optional for the taxpayers having aggregate turnover upto Rs 5 crore.
Notification to give effect to this decision would follow.
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