Arjuna (Fictional Character): Krishna, new utility for GST Audit Report was made available to taxpayers on 24 December, 2019. What changes were made in the utility?
Krishna (Fictional Character): Arjuna, after many delays the utility for GST Audit was released by GSTN. The utility for GSTR-9C was updated as per notification issued on 14th November, 2019. The year 2017 is about to end while awaiting for the audit report form. Now in the year 2020, audit of the year 2017-18 and 2018-19 will be uploaded due to GSTN Portal and Audit forms technical issues.
Arjuna: Krishna, what are the changes in new offline tool of GSTR-9C i.e. GST Audit Report for F.Y 17-18?
Krishna: Arjuna, the following changes were made-
Arjuna: Krishna, what changes are in made in GSTR-9?
Krishna: Arjuna, changes are as follows :
Arjuna: Krishna, what lesson one should learn from this?
Krishna: Arjuna, new utility was made available on Christmas eve. GSTN portal made available new utility before New Year. So, the taxpayers may upload their GST Annual Report and Audit Report in new utility with new mindset . The due date for filing GST Audit Report is 31st January, 2020. One should upload the report giving proper notes and disclosures, care must be taken that there is no last-minute hurry and worry in new year.