GST related announcements by Finance Minister on 24.03.2020 in view of COVID-19 outbreak:
Date for opting for composition scheme is extended till the last week of June, 2020. Further, the last date for making payments for the quarter ending 31st March, 2020 and filing of return for 2019-20 by the composition dealers will be extended till the last week of June, 2020.
Time limit for any compliance under the GST laws where the time limit is expiring between 20th March 2020 to 29th June 2020 shall be extended to 30th June 2020.
Date for filing GST annual returns of FY 18-19
Date for filing GST annual returns of FY 18-19, which is due on 31st March, 2020 is extended till the last week of June 2020.
|GSTR 3B filing due date|
|Turnover 5 Crore and above
||February’20||4th April 2020||Filing after this date shall attract interest @ 9% till 30th June 2020.
After that 18% with late fee & Penalty
|March’20||5th May 2020|
|April’20||4th June 2020|
|Turnover less than 5 Crore||February’20||Last week of June 20 without Interest, Late fee and Penalty|
Necessary legal circulars and legislative amendments to give effect to the aforesaid GST relief shall follow with the approval of GST Council.