GST Return

Advisory on Quarterly Return with Monthly Payment scheme

Goods and Services Tax - Advisory on Quarterly Return with Monthly Payment scheme is issued by GSTN For information and guidance purposes and contains FAQs divided in following sections Eligibility and Opting for the scheme, System defaulting, . Actions required for first two months of the quarter, Details on viewing GSTR-2A and 2B, Actions required for the last ...

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How to Opt Quarterly Return & Monthly Payments (QRMP) Scheme

Goods and Services Tax - Article contains FAQs on  Form to Change Profile for Quarterly Return and Monthly Payments (QRMP) Scheme under GST and process and Form to Change Profile on GSTN portal. FAQs contains Answers on Overview of QRMP Scheme, Invoice Furnishing Facility (IFF), Opting for QRMP Scheme, Migration of Existing taxpayers to QRMP Scheme and Changing ...

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Quarterly Return, Monthly Payment Scheme under GST

Goods and Services Tax - GST Council in its 42nd meeting held on October 05, 2020 recommended the introduction of a scheme allowing certain class of taxpayers to file quarterly return instead monthly returns from January 2021. However, the concept itself was visualized by the Government while introducing the Finance Bill 2019 wherein Clause 96 was introduced enab...

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GST: Quarterly Return & Monthly Payment – QRMP effective from 1-1-2021

Goods and Services Tax - The topic itself is self-explanatory, a recent development when GST Council met in its 42nd meeting held on 05.10.2020 and decided to allow up to 5 crore turnover suppliers proceed with 'QRMP'. Why I came to understand that I should write on this topic - naturally peculiarity of this scheme and some extent it’s complex terminology which...

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New GST Return Regime- Seems good but falling short of expectations

Goods and Services Tax - With effect from 01st January, 2021 the new GST returns regime will be rolled out. Pursuant to the central government’s constant jostling with adverse, trying and demanding economic situations, an effort is being made to provide the small taxpayers some breathing space and easing the compliance burden, quarterly GSTR-3B filing is being ...

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Form for Quarterly GST return with monthly payment to be available from 05.12.2020

Goods and Services Tax - A quarterly return with monthly payment (QRMP) scheme for small taxpayers with Annual aggregate turnover up to ₹ 5 Cr. will be made available on the common portal from 1st of January 2021. Once a taxpayer opts in he may file his FORM GSTR-1 and FORM GSTR-3B returns on quarterly basis while paying their tax […]...

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53 Associations submits representation on issues in GST

Goods and Services Tax - 53 GST and Trade Associations, under the banner of the ‘All India Joint Representation Committee for GST’, have come together, to submit a joint representation to the Union Finance Minister, Smt.Nirmala Sitharaman, on various relaxations which are required in GST to ease the suffering of businesses as well as meet the emergent...

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Extend due date of ITC Claim & GSTR 9, GSTR 9A, GSTR 9C

Goods and Services Tax - Direct Taxes Professionals’ Association requested Hon’ble Finance Minister to allow filing of GSTR 9, 9A and 9C for the F.Y. 2018-19 at least till 31st December 2020 and to waive the late fees and penalty till then, extend time limit to claim credit on the invoices pertaining to FY 2019-20 as envisaged in Section 16(4) […]...

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Extend Due dates of GST Annual Returns & Income Tax audit

Goods and Services Tax - Bhartiya Udyog Vyapar Mandal has made a representation for Extension of Due date of GST Annual Returns and Income Tax audits and compliance of Notices to Honble Union Finance Minister, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. Text of the Representation is as follows:- BHARTIYA UDYOG VYAPAR MANDAL Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Honble Union Finance Minister Nort...

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Extend all due dates under GST- Solve Issues in GST

Goods and Services Tax - Association of Tax Practitioners, Ernakulam has made a representation to Principal Commissioner (GST) and highlighted Difficulty faced by GST Tax Practitioners, in implementing directions contained in Circular No.142/12/2020-GST dated 09.10.2020, Failure of GST Portal Services and may other issues. They also requested to extend all due da...

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If Registered with GST Liable to file GST Return despite Not Liable to Pay GST

Joy Mathew Vs Union of India (Kerala High Court) - The present writ petition is based on the facts that owing to the advent of the new GST regime in case petitioner who is registered with GST is of the view that, is not liable to pay tax for these period need not file GST returns showing nil, but the provisions of the Act envisages requirement of fi...

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Vehicle detention for Non-Filing of GST Returns not justified: HC

Relcon Foundations (P) Ltd. Vs Assistant State Tax Officer (Kerala High Court) - Relcon Foundations (P) Ltd. Vs Assistant State Tax Officer (Kerala High Court) A perusal of Ext.P1 order would indicate that the detention of the vehicle carrying the goods was on the ground that the GSTR 3B returns had not been filed from June 2018 and GSTR I had not been filed from March 2019. It ...

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HC allows Petitioner to rectify GST Returns (GSTR-1 & GSTR-3B)

M/s Neelkamal Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Union of India & others (Punjab & Haryana High Court) - Petitioner-Assessee has to file his annual return for the Assessment Year 2017-18 by 31.8.2019 under the CGST and HGST. However, it is handicapped on account of inadvertent mistakes/errors having occurred while filing statutory fowls GSTR-1 and GSTR-3B, which can be corrected in view of legal provis...

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Writ filed challenging GST Portal Operation Mechanism for Annual Return filing

M/s P.P. Automative Pvt. Ltd. Versus UOI and others (Punjab and Haryana High Court) - Writ Petition Filed Before Hon’ble High Court Of Punjab And Haryana: M/S P.P. Automotive Pvt. Ltd., Challenging The Mechanism Of Operation Of Common GST Portal In Relation To The Filing Of Annual Return. Provisions: As per Section 44 and Section 35 of the CGST/HGST Act read with Rule 80 of the CGS...

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GSTR 3B is not a return under Section 39 of CGST Act 2017: Gujarat HC

AAP And Co. Vs Union of India (Gujarat High Court) - AAP And Co. Vs Union of India (Gujarat High Court) The writ-application has been filed seeking quashing and setting aside of the press release dated 18th October 2018 to the extent that its para 3 purports to clarify that the last date for availing the input tax credit relating to the invoices issue...

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Salient features of Quarterly Return filing & Monthly Payment of Taxes (QRMP) Scheme

NA - (20/11/2020) - Who can opt for the scheme: Following registered person (hereinafter RP) can file quarterly returns and pay tax on monthly basis w.e.f. 01.01.2021 : An RP who is required to file Form GSTR 3B with AATO of up to Rs 5 Cr. in the previous financial year is eligible. If AATO crosses Rs 5 Cr. during a qt...

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Provisions relating to Quarterly Return Monthly Payment Scheme

Circular No. 143/13/2020-GST - (10/11/2020) - Government has issued following notifications to implement the Scheme of quarterly return filing along with monthly payment of taxes...

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CBIC notifies date of applicability of amendment in Section 39- CGST Act 2017

Notification No. 81/2020–Central Tax/S.O. 4043(E) - (10/11/2020) - Central Government hereby appoints the 10th day of November, 2020, as the date on which the new provisions of section 39 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017  shall come into force, which were introduced by Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019 (23 of 2019). Section 39 deals with provisions related ...

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CBDT order on Upload of GST Return Information in Form 26AS

F.No.225/155/2020/ITA.II - (29/09/2020) - Director-General of Income-tax (Systems) to upload information relating to GST return, which is in his possession, in the Annual Information Statement in Form 26AS, within three months from the end of the month in which the information is received by him....

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NIL GST Return FORM GSTR­-3B through SMS enabled

NA - (08/06/2020) - In a major move towards taxpayer facilitation, Government rolls out facility of filing of NIL GST Return through SMS In order to facilitate convenient return filing for taxpayers, Government is rolling out the facility of filing of NIL GST monthly return in Form GST-3B through SMS. Over 22 lakh regi...

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Advisory on Quarterly Return with Monthly Payment scheme

Advisory on Quarterly Return with Monthly Payment scheme is issued by GSTN For information and guidance purposes and contains FAQs divided in following sections Eligibility and Opting for the scheme, System defaulting, . Actions required for first two months of the quarter, Details on viewing GSTR-2A and 2B, Actions required for the last ...

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How to Opt Quarterly Return & Monthly Payments (QRMP) Scheme

Article contains FAQs on  Form to Change Profile for Quarterly Return and Monthly Payments (QRMP) Scheme under GST and process and Form to Change Profile on GSTN portal. FAQs contains Answers on Overview of QRMP Scheme, Invoice Furnishing Facility (IFF), Opting for QRMP Scheme, Migration of Existing taxpayers to QRMP Scheme and Changing ...

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Form for Quarterly GST return with monthly payment to be available from 05.12.2020

A quarterly return with monthly payment (QRMP) scheme for small taxpayers with Annual aggregate turnover up to ₹ 5 Cr. will be made available on the common portal from 1st of January 2021. Once a taxpayer opts in he may file his FORM GSTR-1 and FORM GSTR-3B returns on quarterly basis while paying their tax […]...

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Quarterly Return, Monthly Payment Scheme under GST

GST Council in its 42nd meeting held on October 05, 2020 recommended the introduction of a scheme allowing certain class of taxpayers to file quarterly return instead monthly returns from January 2021. However, the concept itself was visualized by the Government while introducing the Finance Bill 2019 wherein Clause 96 was introduced enab...

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GST: Quarterly Return & Monthly Payment – QRMP effective from 1-1-2021

The topic itself is self-explanatory, a recent development when GST Council met in its 42nd meeting held on 05.10.2020 and decided to allow up to 5 crore turnover suppliers proceed with 'QRMP'. Why I came to understand that I should write on this topic - naturally peculiarity of this scheme and some extent it’s complex terminology which...

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If Registered with GST Liable to file GST Return despite Not Liable to Pay GST

Joy Mathew Vs Union of India (Kerala High Court)

The present writ petition is based on the facts that owing to the advent of the new GST regime in case petitioner who is registered with GST is of the view that, is not liable to pay tax for these period need not file GST returns showing nil, but the provisions of the Act envisages requirement of filing returns....

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New GST Return Regime- Seems good but falling short of expectations

With effect from 01st January, 2021 the new GST returns regime will be rolled out. Pursuant to the central government’s constant jostling with adverse, trying and demanding economic situations, an effort is being made to provide the small taxpayers some breathing space and easing the compliance burden, quarterly GSTR-3B filing is being ...

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Salient features of Quarterly Return filing & Monthly Payment of Taxes (QRMP) Scheme

NA (20/11/2020)

Who can opt for the scheme: Following registered person (hereinafter RP) can file quarterly returns and pay tax on monthly basis w.e.f. 01.01.2021 : An RP who is required to file Form GSTR 3B with AATO of up to Rs 5 Cr. in the previous financial year is eligible. If AATO crosses Rs 5 Cr. during a qtr., RP will become in-eligible for the S...

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GST- Quarterly Return & Monthly Payment Scheme (QRPS)

The GST Council in their 42nd Meet on 5th October 2020 proposed a quarterly return filing system for small taxpayers having aggregate turnover up to Rs 5 crores with effect from 1st January, 2021. Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has issued Circular No. 143/13/2020- GST on 10th November 2020, outlining guidelines and [&h...

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11 Important FAQs on Quarterly GST Return & Monthly Payment

11 Important FAQs of Quarterly Return and Monthly Payment (‘QRMP’) Scheme w.e.f 1st January, 2021 With the coming of 1st day of any new month or the 1st day of the new quarter, GST Council is ready to come out with certain new changes. Whether it is 1st October 2019 (Changes in Section 36(4) , […]...

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GST: Quarterly Return Monthly Payment Scheme with examples

Understanding the New GST Diwali Bonanza-Quarterly Return Monthly Payment (QRMP) Scheme with Practical Illustrations The Goods & Service Tax (GST), inspite of its PAN India roll-out as ‘One Nation One Tax’, w.e.f. 1.7.2017, has been looked upon with some reservations and apprehensions by the small and middle level businesses and t...

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GST Return Filling System (version 3.0) From 01-01-2021

FROM 01-01-2021 , GST RETURN FILING SYSTEM will see complete change. (We call it version 3.0) . Intention to Overhaul GST return filing system, But is it the correct solution in reality??? We will find out that in future . FYI, NOTIFICATION 82 TO 85 to notify/amend rule 60/61/62/61A. Also Circular No. 143/13/2020 is issued […]...

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Forthcoming amendments in GST returns – Part 2 of 2

In the previous part of this article, we had discussed the updates pertaining to GSTR-3B and R-1. To read the same, kindly refer to the link – (https://taxguru.in/goods-and-service-tax/forthcoming-amendments-gst-returns-part-1.html) In this article, we would be discussing the important aspects to be considered by the taxpayers due t...

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Forthcoming amendments in GST returns – Part 1 of 2

Recent notifications from CBIC dated 10th November 2020 tend to implement several amendments pertaining to returns to be filed by the registered persons. Being most of the taxpayers are choked with GST – annual returns, ITR filing, day-to-day business chores, etc. This article summarizes the amendments notified in a lucid way. For t...

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New GST Return Scheme for Small Taxpayers

The Central Government is looking to overhaul the return filing system with a view to provide some relief to taxpayers with aggregate turnover under GST less than Rs. 5 crores. In this regard, it has released certain notifications to lay down a new scheme of return filing for such taxpayers. We have tried to summarise […]...

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Provisions relating to Quarterly Return Monthly Payment Scheme

Circular No. 143/13/2020-GST (10/11/2020)

Government has issued following notifications to implement the Scheme of quarterly return filing along with monthly payment of taxes...

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CBIC notifies date of applicability of amendment in Section 39- CGST Act 2017

Notification No. 81/2020–Central Tax/S.O. 4043(E) (10/11/2020)

Central Government hereby appoints the 10th day of November, 2020, as the date on which the new provisions of section 39 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017  shall come into force, which were introduced by Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019 (23 of 2019). Section 39 deals with provisions related to Furnishing of […]...

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You will receive notice from GST department if there is mismatch in your returns

You know that 3 years have passed since the enactment of GST laws, but many mistakes are still being committed by GST tax payers while filing GST returns particularly GSTR-3B and GSTR-1 due to negligence, oversight or due to lack of conceptual clarity on various provisions of the GST Acts and Rules. This problem of making […]...

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GSTR 3B and GST Annual Return

It has been more than 3 years since the implementation of GST, Goods and Services Tax and there are still a lot to fix. Probably with ever-changing provisions, GST is the most dynamic Act. This article is going to be short as it focuses only one aspect which is: claiming of ITC in GSTR 3B. […]...

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53 Associations submits representation on issues in GST

53 GST and Trade Associations, under the banner of the ‘All India Joint Representation Committee for GST’, have come together, to submit a joint representation to the Union Finance Minister, Smt.Nirmala Sitharaman, on various relaxations which are required in GST to ease the suffering of businesses as well as meet the emergent...

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Extend due date of ITC Claim & GSTR 9, GSTR 9A, GSTR 9C

Direct Taxes Professionals’ Association requested Hon’ble Finance Minister to allow filing of GSTR 9, 9A and 9C for the F.Y. 2018-19 at least till 31st December 2020 and to waive the late fees and penalty till then, extend time limit to claim credit on the invoices pertaining to FY 2019-20 as envisaged in Section 16(4) […]...

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Extend Due dates of GST Annual Returns & Income Tax audit

Bhartiya Udyog Vyapar Mandal has made a representation for Extension of Due date of GST Annual Returns and Income Tax audits and compliance of Notices to Honble Union Finance Minister, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. Text of the Representation is as follows:- BHARTIYA UDYOG VYAPAR MANDAL Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Honble Union Finance Minister Nort...

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Extend all due dates under GST- Solve Issues in GST

Association of Tax Practitioners, Ernakulam has made a representation to Principal Commissioner (GST) and highlighted Difficulty faced by GST Tax Practitioners, in implementing directions contained in Circular No.142/12/2020-GST dated 09.10.2020, Failure of GST Portal Services and may other issues. They also requested to extend all due da...

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Extend Income Tax and GST Audit & Return Filing dates

A representation is made to Finance Minister of India by Six Leading Associations of Chartered Accountants in India and it is requested to extend the due date for filing of returns for all the taxpayers for A.Y. 2020-21 to 31st March, 2021, filing the tax audit report and transfer pricing report to 28th February, 2021, […]...

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Form GSTR-9 (GST annual return)- How to file with FAQs

Article contains FAQEdit This Articles on Form GSTR-9 (GST annual return), How to file Form GSTR-9 (GST annual return), What is Form GSTR-9,  Who need to file Annual Return in Form GSTR-9, What is the difference between Form GSTR-9 Filing of nil Form GSTR-9, Offline Tool for filing Form GSTR-9, when to file Form GSTR-9, […]...

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21 Precautions To Be Taken For Filing September 2020 GST Return

As you must be aware, the last chance to avail pending GST ITC for the FY 2019-20 is while filing GSTR-3B for the Sep’20 return period in October 2020. This means that you will need to match the invoices between GSTR-2A and your purchase book for the complete financial year 2019-20....

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Common errors that a registered person must avoid while submitting GST return

Even after 3 years of introduction of GST Act, people registered under GST are making many errors while filing their GST returns. It is very important to file GST returns with the most accuracy to avoid litigation from the department. A wrong filing in GST return can impose a huge amount of penalty and interest […]...

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Checklist to adhere before filing September 2020 GST Returns

As we know that the September 2020 returns are the most crucial returns. Because these are the last returns to rectify the error made in the FY 19-20 returns. September 2020 returns has to be filed before time to make the changes as as the last date for rectifying the mistakes or availing the ITC […]...

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Assessment of Non-Filers of Returns under GST Act

Under Scheme of CGST act, persons who are to liable for registration requires to obtain registration. Every registered person, has to determine his tax liability by making self-assessment, and after making of payment of tax, is required to furnish correct and complete prescribed returns, as per provisions of the act and rules....

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CBDT order on Upload of GST Return Information in Form 26AS

F.No.225/155/2020/ITA.II (29/09/2020)

Director-General of Income-tax (Systems) to upload information relating to GST return, which is in his possession, in the Annual Information Statement in Form 26AS, within three months from the end of the month in which the information is received by him....

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4 Representations by ICAI to GST Council on 10th Sep 2020

The Indirect Tax Committee of ICAI  have made following 4 representations to GST council on 10 September 2020 which relates to request for Extension of due date of Annual Returns in GSTR-9/GSTR-9A and GSTR-9C for the year 2018-19 by 3 months to December 31, 2020, request to  Permit availment of input tax credit under GST […]...

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Extend due dates of filing GST Annual return & Audit Report

Extension of Annual returns in Form GSTR 9 and GSTR 9A along with GST Audit Certificate in GSTR 9C from September 30, 2020 to December 31, 2020...

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Key Actionable Items for FY 2019-20 before Sep 2020 GST returns

Taxpayers under regular category are filing GSTR 1 and GSTR 3B to report their transactions. GSTR 1 is for reporting of details of outward supplies including amendments if any and GSTR 3B is for reporting summary transactions for payment of taxes and claiming ITC. Transactions relating to the tax period April 2019 to March 2020 […]...

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All about GST Return Filing

Brief Background Every person once registered is mandatorily required to file the return within the due date as prescribed under the Act whether on the monthly or quarterly basis. It is a document filed by the registered mentioning the details of purchase as well as sell for a specific period of time, to be more […]...

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How to disclose transactions/adjustments of FY 17-18 in Annual return of FY 18-19?

Completed 3 years in operation but still struggling to rise-up to the average expectations of the stakeholders; GST has proved to be a loop of extension of compliance deadlines. One such compliance is the filing of Annual Return (Form GSTR 9) and GST Audit (Form GSTR 9C)....

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E-Invoicing under GST regime

Currently, businesses generate invoices through various softwares and the details of these invoices are manually uploaded in the GSTR-1 return. The invoice information is thereafter reflected in GSTR-2A for the recipients for viewing only. On the other hand, the consignor or transporters generate e-way bill again by importing the invoic...

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Government dumps new system of filing GST returns

Government to continue with the existing and improved GST Return System, dumps new system of filing returns The government plans to improve existing GST return filing system instead of rolling out a new GST Return filing model. The new GST return filing system was supposed to be launched on 1st 2020. Information is shared by […]...

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33 Mistakes which you should not do in your GST Returns

What is necessary in GST -Today 3 years have passed since the enactment of GST laws, many mistakes are still being committed by GST tax payers while filing GST returns particularly GSTR-3B and GSTR-1 due to negligence, oversight or due to lack of conceptual clarity on various provisions of the GST Acts and Rules. – […]...

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Furnishing details of outward/Inward supplies/GST returns/First Return | Section 37-40 | CGST Act 2017

Simplified GST Series- Returns/Section 37-40/CGST ACT 2017- Article discusses Section 37- Furnishing details of outward supplies, Section 38-Furnishing details of inward supplies, Section 39- Furnishing of GST returns and Section 40-First GST Return of /CGST ACT 2017-. Section 37- Furnishing details of outward supplies (1) Every registere...

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New GST Return due dates

The CBIC vide its Notification No.49/2020 has given a clear guide with liberalised due dates for filing of GSTR 3B and GSTR 1  for the period from February 2020 to August 2020.  The extension is mainly with regard to the Dealers whose turnover for the previous year is Rs.5 Crores and Below. EXTENDED DUE DATES […]...

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NIL GST Return FORM GSTR­-3B through SMS enabled

NA (08/06/2020)

In a major move towards taxpayer facilitation, Government rolls out facility of filing of NIL GST Return through SMS In order to facilitate convenient return filing for taxpayers, Government is rolling out the facility of filing of NIL GST monthly return in Form GST-3B through SMS. Over 22 lakh registered taxpayers are estimated to benefi...

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New GST Returns – ‘Complexity with simplicity’ (Part-I)

Many of us are confused with New GST Returns forms, but it’s not so confusing if we differentiate Old Returns with New GST Returns, let’s look after one by one for easy learning without any delay. A) What we have in Old Return? B) What we have in New Return? C) What is the most […]...

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Extended GST due dates of all GST Return

Due to COVID-19 pandemic and challenges faced by taxpayers, Government has extended dates for GST filings. These are notified in Notifications 30/2020 to 36/2020 dated 03.04.2020 & 40/2020 dated 05.05.2020. Circular No. 136/06/2020-GST dated 3rd April, 2020 has been issued. Extended GST due dates GSTR 1: Quarterly & Monthly GSTR 3...

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SOP for non GST Return filers during lock-down- Problem & solutions

SOP for non filer regarding Circular No.129/48/2019-GST and chaotic situation during the lock-down process and its problem and solutions Base of the Provision 1.1 As per the circular, the GST Department plans to act tough with non-filers of returns and cancel their registration. It has also decided to update the progress made in this rega...

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Old Vs New GST Returns- New Return Forms and features

The New Return System proposed under Goods and Services Tax (GST) was implemented on trial basis from 1st July, 2019 with 1st October, 2019 being date when the same would be mandated for all taxpayers in phased manner. But, the GST Council in its 37th Meeting held on 20th September, 2019 in Goa decided to […]...

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GSTN introduces 3 New GST Return & Payment related Functionality

New Functionality Return- Filing Form GSTR-3B, through EVC ♣ The taxpayers who are required to mandatorily use DSC to file Form GSTR-3B, now have an option to file it using EVC. ♣ This is applicable to for all categories of Companies (including Limited Liability Partnerships and PSUs), registered under Companies Act, 2013. ♣ This op...

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Safeguard yourself from fake messages on GST Refunds- GSTN Alerts

It has been observed that some fraudulent messages are being circulated on WhatsApp, Email and SMS, claiming to process GST refund. It clearly shows that some miscreants have started to take undue advantage of Covid-19 crisis, by sending out fake messages with phishing links. One such link takes to a portal claimed to have been developed ...

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Extension in GST returns: A Hoax

To provide relief to businesses wriggling with the economic impact due to Covid-19, the central government has provided the extension in GST return filing. To give effect to the same, the central government has issued certain notifications. However, from the perusal of the same, it appears that the government intends to provide relief onl...

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How to file GST returns for online business?

Introduction The trend of selling goods & services online has seen a boost like never-before. It is convenient & economical to sell online and one could take up this business even along-with their ongoing profession/business or Job. The government has also realized the potential of the online ecosystem and that is why we have been...

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Who has to file GSTR-9 & GSTR-9C Annual Returns & due dates for FY 2018-19

There have been many amendments, relaxations, due date extensions and many more in respect of GST Annual Returns. In this article these aspects and key features were briefly discussed with bullet points providing relevant notification references wherever required.  At the end of the article, due date table was also given for ready refere...

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GST Return Filing: A Herculean Job for Start-ups During Nationwide Lockdown

Due to the lockdown and COVID-19 effect, work from home is being followed in all companies and businesses. But the new norm of working from home is bringing a few challenges for start-ups and even for bigger corporations too. One of the challenges faced by businesses is that employees who are responsible for filing tax […]...

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Logic behind not extending GST Returns due date

Reasons and Logic behind not extending the GST Returns due date but giving exemption from payment of Late Fee and Interest for February, March and April 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic Whenever there are exceptional situations, the return filing due dates will be extended which we have seen many times in GST era also. Presently […]...

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GST Refund Applicability, Time Limit & Procedure

GST is an indirect tax which ultimately becomes the revenue of government when the product/service is consumed by the end consumer. Government allows the GST Refund to promote the exports and to make Indian exporters competent to the global market. So, except some exceptional circumstances GST refund is applicable on the exports. Any elig...

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GST Returns Due dates -Under FM Covid Relief Scheme 03/04/2020

GST Return Filing Dates extended by Finance Minister for providing relief to taxpayers in view of COVID-19 pandemic and challenges faced by taxpayers. These are notified in Notifications 30/2020 to 36/2020 dated 03.04.2020. Circular No. 136/06/2020-GST dated 3rd April, 2020 has been issued.  Article explain due dates in Pictorial Manner ...

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Changes in GST Return filing due dates for tax payers

Due to the unprecedented COVID-19 situation at present, GST return filing due dates has been revised in order to give relation to tax payers. The details are being attached for your reference. Amendment in GST Due dates Sr. No Tax Payer Return Type Tax Period Regular Due Dates Revised Due Dates Interest Late Fees & […]...

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GST Returns Due Date Schedule Till June, 2020 

As you aware that Due  Dates extended for providing relief to taxpayers in view of COVID-19 pandemic , Below is schedule  for GST RETURNS EXTENDED DUE DATE SCHEDULE FOR FORM GSTR 3B FROM FEBRUARY 2020 TO JUNE 2020 GSTR 3B Due date for following Turnover Categories For Month TO >5CR* <5CR BUT >1.5 CR TO<1.5 cr […]...

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Relaxation in Statutory & Regulatory Compliance of GST Return

Relaxation in Statutory & Regulatory Compliance of GST CBIC on 3rd Apr 2020 has issued notification in continuation with press release specifying relaxation for statutory & regulatory compliance in wake of COVID 19 spread, which has halted and restricted regular functioning of business activity. This relaxation is in terms of redu...

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Gist of GST Notifications issued on 21st & 23rd March 2020

Gist of GST Notifications issued on 21st & 23rd March 2020  Notification No. 10/2020 – Central Tax Dated 21st March 2020 The taxpayers having principal place of business in Dadra and Nagar Haveli has been merge with Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli from 27th January 2020. The tax period has been changed […]...

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Fake News circulating on extension of date for GST return filing: CBIC

As per CBIC twitter Handle A fake tweet is circulating regarding extension of date for GST return filing. It also stats that The Government is aware of the challenges faced by public due to COVID-19. Tweet further ask Taxpayers to  wait for further communication in this regard. CBIC tweet at one hand is making people […]...

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Request for not increasing Threshold Limit for GST Annual Return & Audit

A major part of the Taxpayers would not be having a turnover of Rs. 5 Crore. So if the threshold limit of filling GSTR 9C is increased up to Rs. 5 crores, then a large amount of taxpayers would escape from requirement of certification of business transaction. Lesser number of Taxpayer would imply less collection of tax and hence loss of r...

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Information requirement for New GST Returns

As per the 31st GST Council meeting, it was decided that a new return system would be introduced introduced for taxpayers. In order to give ample opportunity to the taxpayers as well as the system to adapt the new returns, government of India has also release prototype of the new returns on the GST portal. […]...

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GST New Returns, GST New Forms, Sahaj, Sugam, Normal, ANX-1

Article explains about Types of NEW GST Return Forms which will be applicable from 01.04.2020 which includes GST RET-1- NORMAL RETURN (Monthly, Quarterly), GST RET-2- SAHAJ RETURN (Quarterly), GST RET-3 SUGAM RETURN (Quarterly), GST RET-1A- Amendment to Form GST RET-1, GST RET-2A -Amendment to Form GST RET-2 and GST RET-3A -Amendment to F...

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Suggestions on new return facility GST RET-1, ANX-1 and ANX-2 forms

Suggestions on the proposed new return facility GST RET-1, ANX-1 and ANX-2 forms. The new return facility is to be launched wef 01.04.2020. The government has invited feedback on the trial version of the new return facility. We submit herewith our experience while using the new trial version (beta). 1. 3L column of GST ANX-1 […]...

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Be Ready for New Challenges in GST Regime

Now, taxpayers and professionals are thinking to get relaxed and concentrate on core sectors of business after introduction of GST w.e.f. 1st July 2017. However, perhaps this also will become the dream, since lot of activities are in pipeline, which are given below: -E-Invoicing w.e.f. 1st April 2020 -New Tax Return e.f. 1st April 2020 [&...

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Analysis on New GST Return (GST RET-1)

Introduction of New GST Return- The GST department introduced new GST return system w.e.f. 01st April, 2020 i.e. F.Y. 2020-2021. Overview- In the proposed system of new GST Return filing, a normal taxpayer would have to file FORM GST RET-1 (Normal) or FORM GST RET-2 (Sahaj) or FORM GST RET-3 (Sugam), on either monthly (GST […]...

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GST Version 2.0-New GST Returns

The Modi Government is coming up with the various new changes in the GST Regime including the New GST Returns and the concept of E-Invoicing. Both the E-invoicing and the new GST returns have direct linked with each other. Successful of both depend on each other how they perform after there final roll out in […]...

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Key Features of Proposed GST New Returns

Government intends to introduce GST New Return System from 01-04-2020. Explaining the key features a PPT is prepared and the same can be downloaded here. GST New Return System New Return or New System 2.0 ? > For implementing the new return system Section 43A is inserted in CGST Act in August, 2018. But the […]...

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New GST Returns – Amendments Applicable From April 2020

Q.1 New GST Return System Ans: In 37th GST Council Meet it was decided that new returns for GST will be implemented from April 2020, and the format was earlier decided by 31st GST Meet. In the 31st GST Council Meet (Dec 2018), it was decided that a New Return System under GST would be […]...

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Representation against Technical Glitches faced at GST Portal

Tax Bar Association Jodhpur (Rajasthan) has made a Representation against Technical Glitches faced at GST Portal and Request for Extension of Due Date for GSTR 1 and GSTR 9/ GSTR 9C for Financial Year 2017-18. Tax Bar Association Jodhpur (Rajasthan) Date: 11/02/2020 To, The Commissioner, CGST, Central Goods And Services Tax, Jodhpur Hon&#...

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GSTR-9 GSTR-9C due dated extrended by CBIC in a staggered manner

Considering the difficulties being faced by taxpayers in filing GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C for FY 2017-18 it has been decided to extend the due dates in a staggered manner for different groups of States to 3rd, 5th and 7th February 2020 as under. Notifications will follow Group 1: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Telan...

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Extend GSTR 9 & GSTR 9C Return Filing due Date For Year 2017-18

Haryana Chamber Of Commerce & Industry has made a representation to Seek Extension Of GSTR 9 & GSTR 9C Annual Return Filing Date For The Year 2017-18. Text of the Representation is as follows:- Haryana Chamber Of Commerce & Industry Ref. No. HCCl/KNL/2019-20/ Dated 27/01/2020 Mail to : appointment[dot]fm[at]gov[dot]in Ms. Nirm...

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GST Portal Issues | Problems in Forms | GSTR 9/9C due date extension

Ahilya Chamber of Commerce and Industry  has made a representation to Chairman of GST Council and  made suggestions for better working of GST portal and for better compliance of GST Provisions. It also highlighted Problems in GSTR -1, GSTR 3B and New GST Returns. It has further requested to extend due date of filing GSTR […]...

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Input tax Credit restriction in GST

The restriction of availment of ITC is imposed only in respect of those invoices /debit notes, details of which are required to be uploaded by the suppliers under sub-section (1) of section 37 and which have not been uploaded....

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Roll out of New GST Returns

CBDT began the new year by introducing the Formats of ITR 1 & 4 even before the Financial Year ended. Then why should their counterpart stay back ! So the CBIC as well has began it’s task towards the roll out of new GST Returns in this year in terms of the decisions of the […]...

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Vehicle detention for Non-Filing of GST Returns not justified: HC

Relcon Foundations (P) Ltd. Vs Assistant State Tax Officer (Kerala High Court)

Relcon Foundations (P) Ltd. Vs Assistant State Tax Officer (Kerala High Court) A perusal of Ext.P1 order would indicate that the detention of the vehicle carrying the goods was on the ground that the GSTR 3B returns had not been filed from June 2018 and GSTR I had not been filed from March 2019. It […]...

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Summarized Standard Operating Procedure To Be Followed In Case of Non-Filers of GST Returns

(Circular No. 129/48/2019 – GST, Dated 24 December 2019) The Central Board of Central Excise and Customs (hereinafter called board) comes heavily on the defaulters on account of non submission of  GST Returns u/s 39 or 44 or 45 of the CGST Act. The board in exercise of power conferred u/s 168(1) of the CGST […]...

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New GST Returns- GST RET-1 v/s GST RET-2 v/s GST RET-3

Introduction : Under the new GST return, there will be 1 main form viz. GST RET-1 (Normal), / GST RET-2 (Sahaj)/ GST RET-3 (Sugam) (i.e. the taxpayer will have to file any of the above forms) and two Annexures namely GST Anx-1 & GST Anx-2. Date of Applicability of New GST Returns: 01/04/2020 GST RET-1 […]...

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GST Return Defaulter – Last Opportunity for Dealers

Dear Readers, in this coolest winter season, now the government is planning to give some heat to the GST Return Defaulters. This time the government is not in the mood of giving any further opportunity to GST Return Defaulters. To penalize these defaulters GST Department has issued back to back notification number 74/2019-Central Tax, Not...

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Consequences of non-filing of returns under GST

CGST Act (Section 46) read with CGST Rules 2017 (Rule 68) requires issuance of a notice in FORM GSTR-3A to a registered person who fails to furnish return i.e. GSTR-3B under section 39 or Annual return or final return (defaulter) requiring him to furnish such return within fifteen days. Further section 62 provides for assessment […...

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SOP for Non filers of GST returns- Analysis of CBIC Circular

Here we are going to understand the CGST Circular No. 129/48/2019-GST Dated 24-12-2019 and what are its consequences if not complied by the registered person. Instructions :- Here in these article author has tried to make it simpler for understanding purpose and wherever possible try to avoid the language of circular. But for some of [&he...

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SOP in case of non filling of GST returns- Analysis

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued in case of non filling of GST returns Vide Circular No. 129/48/2019 – GST on 24th December 2019, CBIC has issued Standard operating procedure to be followed in case of non-furnishing of GST return is being issued. In the 38th GST council meet, one of the recommendation was to set […]...

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SOP to be followed in case of non-filers of GST returns

Circular No. 129/48/2019 - GST (24/12/2019)

Section 46 of CGST Act read with rule 68 CGST Rules requires issuance of a notice in FORM GSTR-3A to a registered person who fails to furnish return under section 39 or section 44 or section 45 (defaulter) requiring him to furnish such return within fifteen days...

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Santa of GST stressed due to drop in Revenue

In this meeting taxpayers did receive their Christmas gifts wherein recommendations were made for extension of due date and also some procedural decisions were taken. The gifts given by stressful Santa Claus seems to be affected by 40% drop in revenue....

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50 Suggestions on New GST Return Scheme

ANX-1 1. In Table 3A of ANX-1 state wise entry is required to be made for B2C Supplies. State once selected as place of supply shall contain all entries of a tax period for that state. However if state is once selected the same state also appears in next selection of place of supply also. […]...

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38th GST Council Meeting Decisions Held on 18th December 2019

Article explains Extension in Due Date of GST Returns , Decisions regarding restriction on availment of Provisional ITC in GSTR-3B, Late fee waiver on GSTR-1, Formation of Grievance Redressal Committees (GRC) and GST Rate revision as per 38th GST Council Meeting Decisions Held on 18th December 2019. 1. Extension in Due Date of GST Returns...

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38th GST Council Meeting Update

GST Council in its 38th Meeting held yesterday on 18 December 2019, has announced various measures, particularly focusing on the compliances and wrongful availment of Input tax credit. In addition, the Council has also extended the date of filing of the GST Annual Returns and Reconciliation Statement from 31 December 2019 to 31 January 20...

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Decisions of 38th GST Council Meet

Recently GST council meet was held on 18th December,2019. Here is the glimpse of the decisions taken in the council meet. Hope this article helps you to keep pace with all-time updating GST. Following were major decisions taken by the council- 1. Extension of Due date – Due date to file GSTR-9 (Annual Return) and […]...

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38th GST Council Meeting decisions- Highlights and Analysis

38th GST Council Meeting on 18th December 2019 decisions- Highlights and Analysis GST Rate Changes and Analysis |  38th GST Council Meeting 1. To exempt long term lease contracts of industrial/ financial infrastructure plots by an entity having 20% or more ownership of Central or State Government- Releases Working Capital pressure for en...

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Outcome of 38th GST Council Meeting held on 18th December 2019

The GST Council in its 38th meeting held on 18th December 2019 at New Delhi discussed and approved: (i) certain amendments in the GST Law and procedures; and (ii) Changes related to GST Rates Below mentioned is the gist of announcements made by the GST Council categorised into below sections: 1. GST Revenue Trends – […]...

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Brief insight on the recommendations of 38th GST council meet

1. Waiver of FORM GSTR-1 late fees Late fees for FORM GSTR-1 for period(s) july-2017 to November-2019, as proposed shall be waived off if filled by 10th January 2020 2. E-way Bill for taxpayers who have not filed their FORM  GSTR-1 for two tax periods shall be blocked. 3. Provisional ITC further restricted to 10% […]...

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38th GST Council’s decisions on Law & Procedural changes

Due date for annual return in FORM GSTR-9 and reconciliation statement in FORM GSTR-9C for FY 2017-18 to be extended to 31.01.2020. Input tax credit to the recipient in respect of invoices or debit notes that are not reflected in his FORM GSTR-2A shall be restricted to 10 per cent of the eligible credit available in respect of invoices or...

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New GST Return Filing System Comes As Challenges for Taxpayers

In 27th GST Council Meeting, the Panel announced the implementation of a new GST return format which is believed to be a much simpler version of the current GST return. This new GST returns policy is scheduled to commence from April 2020 which aims at eradicating the flaws of the prevailing GST filing system making […]...

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New Changes, Modification & Simplifications of GSTR-9 & GSTR-9C

Last month the government extended the due date for filing GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C For filing GSTR-9 & GSTR-9C the due dates are extended up to 31st December 2019 for FY 2017-18 and 31st March 2020 for FY 2018-19. So you can also file GSTR 9, 9C via Gen GST Software before the due date and […]...

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The Simplified GST Returns. But is it?

As with implementing any law in a diverse and business oriented country of 1.3 billion people, GST has also had it’s fair share of ups and downs. The debate and discussions of what could have been better is a never ending one. However, over the 2 years since implementation, the country has slowly adapted to […]...

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To be or not to be Filing of GST audit and Annual return

What is the debate going on for filing of GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C GST returns? As per latest tweet the new template for filing returns would be made available on 10th December 2019. So, the question is whether to file GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C before 10th December 2019 or not....

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Starting today – Online Workshop on GST Audit & Reconciliation Statement

We are happy to announce One Day GST workshop for effective GST Audits and Annual Returns. The workshop would cover clause wise clause detailed Analysis for Form GSTR 9, GSTR 9C along with GST Audit tool for GST Health Check-up. ...

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Important salient features of new GST returns wef 01.04.2020

Trade Circular (GST) No. 53T of 2019 (21/11/2019)

From 1st April 2020, taxpayers will be required to file the new GST return & they need to be familiar with new return functionality. Active participation of the taxpayers and GST practitioners in this trial return drive will enable to give their proper feedbacks/suggestions to improve the GST new return tool....

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Optional filing of annual GST return Form GSTR-9 / GSTR-9A- CBIC clarifies

Circular No. 124/43/2019 - GST (18/11/2019)

Vide notification No. 47/2019-Central Tax it is provided that the annual return shall be deemed to be furnished on the due date if it has not been furnished before the due date for the financial year 2017-18 and 2018-19, in respect of those registered persons....

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New GST Rule – ITC claim restricted to 120% of GSTR-2A

The government has taken a pre-emptive action to curb incorrect Input Tax Credit (ITC) claims after various frauds were unearthed in the past year on claimed ITC on fake invoices, or through physically non-existent businesses. To ensure, ITC claimed is bona-fide and eligible, a new rule was inserted vide Rule 36(4) on 9th October 2019 [&h...

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