Decoding of Notification For Extention In Due Dates of GSTR-3B From February, 2020 To July, 2020

In the times of COVID-19 Pandemic, government has brought numerous notifications to provide relief to taxpayers. One of the most discussed and confusing notification is Notification 51/2020 dated 24 Jun 2020. The said notification deals with EXTENDED DATE OF FILING OF GST RETURN-3B for the period February,2020 to July,2020 (including interest Liability and Late Fee).

The author has hereby decoded the same and tabulated below a simplified version of the same.

Category-1: For All States

Annual Turnover  in Prece eding FY GST RETURN Relevant Month Due Date in Regular Course Extended Date Interest rate (from  extended date till Max. Date) Max. date
More than Rs. 5 crores GSTR-3B Feb-20 20-Mar-20 4-Apr-20 9% 24-Jun-20
Mar-20 20-Apr-20 5-May-20 9% 24-Jun-20

Category-2: Applicable for the states of Category-2

Annual Turnover  in Preceeding FY GST RETURN Relevant Month Due Date in Regular Course Extended Date Interest rate (from  extended date till Max. Date) Max. date
 Rs. 5 crores or less GSTR-3B Feb-20 20-Mar-20 30-Jun-20 9% 30-Sep-20
Mar-20 20-Apr-20 03-Jul-20 9% 30-Sep-20
Apr-20 20-May-20 06-Jul-20 9% 30-Sep-20
May-20 20-Jun-20 12-Sep-20 9% 30-Sep-20
Jun-20 20-Jul-20 23-Sep-20 9% 30-Sep-20
Jul-20 20-Aug-20 27-Sep-20 9% 30-Sep-20

 Category-3: Applicable for the states of Category-3

Annual Turnover  in Preceeding FY GST RETURN Relevant Month Due Date in Regular Course Extended Date Interest rate (from  extended date till Max. Date) Max. date
 Rs. 5 crores or less GSTR-3B Feb-20 20-Mar-20 30-Jun-20 9% 30-Sep-20
Mar-20 20-Apr-20 5-Jul-20 9% 30-Sep-20
Apr-20 20-May-20 9-Jul-20 9% 30-Sep-20
May-20 20-Jun-20 15-Sep-20 9% 30-Sep-20
Jun-20 20-Jul-20 25-Sep-20 9% 30-Sep-20
Jul-20 20-Aug-20 29-Sep-20 9% 30-Sep-20

Note:

1. No interest liability will arise in case GSTR-3B is filed on or before respective extended date as mentioned above

2. Interest rate will be charged @ 18% if GSTR-3B is filed after respective extended date as mentioned above

3. Category 2 States Include- Chhattisgarh, MP, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Daman & Diu, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Puducherry, Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep

4. Category 3 States Include- HP, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Assam, WB, Jharkhand, Odhisa, J&K, Ladakh, Chandigarh and DELHI

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