CBIC rationalize late fee for delay in furnishing of the statement of outward supplies in FORM GSTR-1 from the tax period June 2021 onwards vide Notification No. 20/2021 – Central Tax-  Dated 1st June, 2021 to give effect to Recommendations of 43rd GST Council Meeting.

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs
New Delhi

Notification No. 20/2021 – Central Tax-  Dated 1st June, 2021

G.S.R. 364(E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by section 128 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereafter in this notification referred to as the said Act), the Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 4/2018– Central Tax, dated the 23rd January, 2018, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 53(E), dated the 23rd January, 2018, namely: —

In the said notification, after the fourth proviso, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely: —

“Provided also that the total amount of late fee payable under section 47 of the said Act for the tax period June, 2021 onwards or quarter ending June, 2021 onward, as the case may be, shall stand waived which is in excess of an amount as specified in column (3) of the Table given below, for the class of registered persons mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (2) of the said Table, who fail to furnish the details of outward supplies in FORM GSTR-1 by the due date, namely: —

TABLE 

S. No.

(1)

Class of registered persons

(2)

Amount

(3)

1. Registered persons who have nil outward supplies in the tax period Two hundred and fifty rupees
2. Registered persons having an aggregate turnover of up to rupees 1.5 crores in the preceding financial year, other than those covered under S. No. 1 One thousand rupees
3. Registered persons having an aggregate turnover of more than rupees 1.5 crores and up to rupees 5 crores in the preceding financial year, other than those covered under S. No. 1 Two thousand and five hundred rupees

[F. No. CBIC-20001/5/2021]

RAJEEV RANJAN, Under Secy.

Note: The principal notification No. 4/2018-Central Tax, dated 23rd January, 2018 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 53(E), dated the 23rd January, 2018 and was last amended vide notification number 53/2020 – Central Tax, dated the 24th June, 2020, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 406(E), dated the 24th June, 2020.

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