GST Council extends Due Date for filing GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C for FY 2018-19
March, 16th 2020
The GST Council, in its 39th meeting held yesterday, has extended the due date for filing GSTR-9 (Annual Return) and GSTR-9C (Reconciliation Statement) for the Financial Year 2018 – 19 to be extended to 30th June 2020.
The GST Council also recommended that, Late fees not to be levied for delayed filing of the Annual Return and the Reconciliation Statement for the financial year 2017-18 and 2018-19 for taxpayers with aggregate turnover less than Rs. 2 crores.
The GST Council also announced the Relaxation to MSMEs from the furnishing of Reconciliation Statement in FORM GSTR-9C, for the financial year 2018-19, for taxpayers having aggregate turnover below Rs. 5 crores.
The due date of filing GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C for the Financial Year 2017-18 has been ended on 7th February 2020. A new facility called ‘Know Your Supplier’ to be introduced so as to enable every registered person to have some basic information about the suppliers with whom they conduct or propose to conduct business.