Filing of Annual Return, Form GSTR-9 for financial year 2017-18, by 30th June, 2019
(1) This is in reference to filing of Annual Return, Form GSTR-9, by a normal taxpayer for financial year 2017-18, which is required to be filed by them on GST Portal latest by 30th June, 2019. Kindly note that Annual GST Return is to be filed even if you may have cancelled your GST Registration during the financial year.
(2) The taxpayers are required to file Form GSTR 1 and Form GSTR 3B for the period July 2017 to March 2018, before filing Annual Return. To make Annual Return filing process easy on GST portal, a facility has been provided for downloading the GSTR -9 system computed summary, filed Form GSTR 1 & GSTR 3B summary in PDF format by clicking download button. Thus taxpayers can check it with actual data for accuracy and in case of difference, they may be edit such data before filing the Annual Return. Such Editing facility will enable the taxpayer to correct any error/omission in reporting the details in their returns. The taxpayer will be able to pay the differential tax, if any, through DRC -03 functionality before filing Annual Return.
(3) Further following clarifications issued by CBIC may be kept in mind while filing annual return Form GSTR -9:
All the taxpayers are requested to file their Annual Return (FORM GSTR-9) at the earliest, to avoid last minute rush and to avoid payment of late fee. This is for your information please.