CBIC has on October 25, 2020 extended the due dates for GST Annual Returns in GSTR-9 and Reconciliation Statement GSTR-9C for the Financial Year 2018-19 to December 31, 2020.
The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBIC ) was getting the representations from various tax professionals from various parts of the countries for extension of due date for GST Annual Return due to Covid-19 Pendamic. After considering the facts that the Covid-19 has affected the business, and business and the tax professionals are not able to comply the law and file the GST Annual Return in time. So CBIC has extended the due date for filing of GST Annual Returns in Form GSTR-9/GSTR-9A and Reconciliation Statement in GSTR-9C from October 31, 2020 to December 31, 2020.
The Annual Return is optional for the Taxpayers whose aggregate turnover in the Financial year 20018-19 was less than 2 Crores.
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