Waiver of interest and late fee to normal taxpayers (filing return on monthly or quarterly basis) and composition taxpayers, for the tax periods of March and April, 2021

Government has granted waiver from payment of interest and/or late fee to normal (Monthly / Quarterly) & composition taxpayers for the tax periods of March and April, 2021, through Central Tax Notification Nos. 08/2021 and 09/2021, both dated 1st May, 2021. The details are summarized below:

A. Relaxation to normal taxpayers in filing of monthly return in Form GSTR-3B

Sl.
No.
Tax Period Class of taxpayer

(Based on AATO)

Due date of filing Reduced Rate of Interest Waiver of late fee till
First 15 days from due date Next 15 days From 31st  day onwards
1 March, 2021 > Rs. 5 Cr. 20th April 9% 18% 18% 5th May, 2021
Up to Rs. 5 Cr 20th April Nil 9% 18% 20th May, 2021
2 April, 2021 > Rs. 5 Cr. 20th May 9% 18%

 

18% 4th June, 2021
Up to Rs. 5 Cr 20th May Nil 9%

 

18%

 

19th June, 2021

B. Relaxation in filing of Form GSTR-3B (Quarterly) by Taxpayers under QRMP Scheme

Sl.
No.
Tax Period Class of taxpayer

(Based on AATO)

Due date of filing Reduced Rate of Interest Waiver of late fee till
First 15 days from due date Next 15 days From 31st  day onwards
1 March, 2021 Form GSTR-3B (Quarterly) 22/24th  April, 2021,

(Group A/B)

Nil

 

9%

 

18%

 

22/ 24th  May, 2021,

(Group A/B)

2 April, 2021 Form GST PMT-06 25th May, 2021 Nil

 

9%

 

18%

 

NA

C. Relaxations in filing Form CMP-08 for Composition Taxpayers: For Quarter of Jan-March, 2021, instead of 18th April, 2021, Composition Taxpayers can now file their quarterly return in Form CMP-08, without interest up to 3rd May, 2021, with 9% reduced interest between 4th May to 18th May, 2021, and with 18% interest from 19th May, 2021 onwards.

Thanking You,
Team GSTN | 04/05/2021

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5 Comments

  1. JOKER says:

    If i pay taxes for the Month of April 2021 on 20th of May 2021 and file my return on 4th June 2021,So will i be liable to pay interest?

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