Article summarises key highlights of GST notifications No. 71/2017 to 75/2017- Central Tax dated 29th December 2017 issued by CBEC to extend GSTR-1 Return Filing Due Dates, To revise GSTR-4 Late Return Filing Penalty, to notify applicability of E-Way Bill rules and to amend GST registration and refund forms.
Extension of due date for filing of Quarterly GSTR 1 Returns with less than 1.5 crore turn over-
|Sl No.||Quarter for which the details in FORM GSTR-1 are furnished||Time period for furnishing the details in FORM GSTR-1|
|1||July- September, 2017||10th January, 2018|
|2||October- December, 2017||15th February, 2018|
|3||January- March, 2018||30th April, 2018|
Extension of due date for filing of Monthly GSTR-1 returns with more than 1.5 crore turn over-
|SI No.||Months for which the details in FORM GSTR-1 are furnished||Time period for furnishing the details in FORM GSTR-1|
|1||July- November, 2017||10th January, 2018|
|2||December, 2017||10th February, 2018|
|3||January, 2018||10th March, 2018|
|4||February, 2018||10th April, 2018|
|5||March, 2018||10th May, 2018|
Failure to furnish GSTR 4 (Composition dealer’s return) on due date late fee revised to Rs. 25 /- per day and for nil return it is Rs.10/-per day
E Way Bill – Highlights
Effective from 1st Feb 2018 for all movement of goods, with E Way bill which is valid in every state and union territory. The exception is for the inward supply from an unregistered person.
Value of consignment less than Rs. 50,000/- not mandatory.
All movements related to job work with E Way bill irrespective of value
No E way bill from consignor to transporter place within state up to 10 Kms.
E way bill is to be updated in portal when there is transshipment.
If the transshipment takes place within 10 KMS and within the state no update in portal is required. Transporter can create a consolidated E way bill clubbing multiple consignments in a conveyance.
No e way bill required in respect of 154 goods, transportation through non-motorized conveyance, transportations for clearance by customs from port, airport cargo complex, land customs, Inland Container Depos, movement of goods with in certain area as notified by the respective state Government
Part-A of E way Bill-01 can be used for GSTR-1 avoiding duplication of entries
E way bill may be cancelled in portal within 24 hours of it’s creation
Validity of E way bill is up to 100 Km for one day, additional one day for every 100 Km or part thereof.
Recipient can accept or reject the e way bill in portal. No action by him within 72 hours amounts to acceptance
Movements with the documents as is prevailing in Pre-GST regime with additional feature of Radio Frequency Identification Device embedded on to the conveyance
Procedure for verifications, inspections and detention as exists in pre-GST regime but supported by various forms generated in portal.
Amendments in registration, refund forms in respect of