GST Return Due dates extended for Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh

GST Return Due dates extended for Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh
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GST Return Due dates extended for Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh

Cyclone ‘Titli’ knocked on the doors of the Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh with heavy to very heavy rains and strong stormy winds. The cyclone has thrown normal life out of gear and has caused widespread damage to the whole district.  As per the reports revealed by the Disaster Management Authority of Andhra Pradesh, over nine lakh people were affected by Cyclone ‘Titli’.

Considering the hardships/disturbances faced by the taxpayer, the Ministry of Finance has extended the due date for filing GST returns by issuing various notifications.

CBIC has extended the due date for the following GST returns

Return Who has to file Month Due date Extended due date
Date Notification Date Notification
GSTR 3B Registered person Sep 18 25.10.18 Ntf 55/2018 dated 21.10.18 30.11.18 Ntf 62/2018 dated 29.11.18
Oct 18 20.11.18 Ntf 34/2018 dated 10.08.18 30.11.18 Ntf 62/2018 dated 29.11.18
GSTR 4 Composition Dealer Jul-Sep 18 18.10.18 u/s 39(2) of CGST Act 30.11.18 Ntf 65/2018 dated 29.11.18
GSTR 1 RTP having T/O <1.5 Cr Jul-Sep 18 31.10.18 Ntf 43/2018 dated 10.09.18 30.11.18 Ntf 64/2018 dated 29.11.18
RTP having T/O >1.5 Cr Sep 18 & Oct 18 31.10.18 Ntf 44/2018 dated 10.09.18 30.11.18 Ntf 63/2018 dated 29.11.18

It is interesting to note that the extension in due dates is announced after the due dates have already lapsed. Taxpayers are not given actually given the benefit of extension, notification is issued by the Ministry of Finance just a day prior(i.e on 29th November 2018)  to the extended due date( i.e. 30th November 2018).

Other important  GST Return Due Dates 

Due dates of GSTR 7 for the months of Oct 18, Nov 18 & Dec 18 has been extended to 31st January 2019.

The due date for GSTR 9 the Annual Return for the financial year 2017-18 is 31st December 2018. 

The due date for GSTR 9C the Reconciliation Statement & Certification for the financial year 2017-18 is 31st December 2018.  

The due date for GSTR 9A the Annual Return (registered taxpayer under composition levy) for the financial year 2017-18 is 31st December 2018.

The Annual return  GSTR 9B applicable to e-commerce operators need not be filed for the financial year 2017-18  as it the provisions of TCS were made effective from 1st October 2018.

The due date for GSTR 1 for the months of July 2017 to November 2018 for the taxpayers who have obtained GSTIN as per CGST NTF. no. 31/2018 is 31st December 2018.

  • Taxpayers who have obtained GSTIN as per CGST NTF. no. 31/2018 are the taxpayers who have obtained provisional IDs before 31st December 2017 but could not complete the migration process and are now registered as per CGST Notification 31/2018 dated 6th August 2018 .

OFFICIAL CGST NOTIFICATION



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About CA Ankita Khetan 164 Articles
Ankita is a Chartered Accountant in practice and holds a Diploma in IFRS (from ACCA, UK). She is also a Commerce PG and Certified Independent Director (from IICA). She holds a certification in Forex and Treasury Management. Her area of expertise is GST and Income tax. She is passionate about reading, writing, and sharing knowledge on areas related to finance and taxation.

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