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1st GST Council Meeting

Moving towards rolling out GST from 1st April 2017, the first GST council meeting was held on 22nd & 23rd September 2016.The GST Council, which is headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, includes representatives of all the 29 states and 2 union territories. In the first meeting, the members discussed several issues related to composition scheme, threshold […]

About 92% of large taxpayers filed annual returns for 2017-18: GSTN

This is the first time businesses registered under the GST have to file an annual return, GSTR-9, and a reconciliation statement, GSTR-9C, after the tax was launched 2017 The GST Network (GSTN) on Sunday said around 92% of large taxpayers with a turnover of over ₹2 crore have filed annual returns for the 2017-18 fiscal. […]

CBIC Notifies Exemption of Customs Duty against Scrips Issued under 2% Additional ad hoc Incentive for Mobile Phones

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (“CBIC”) has notified regarding exemption of duties of Customs against scrips issued under the 2% Additional ad hoc incentive for mobile phones vide Notification No 14/2020 – Customs dated February 14th, 2020 (“said Notification”). Notification No. 24/2015 – Customs dated April 8th, 2015 (“original Notification”) has been amended vide the said […]

CBIC further extends the due date for filing Form TRAN – 1 till Mar 31, 2020

The CBIC vide Order No. 01/2020 – GST dated February 07, 2020, which extends the time limit for submitting the declaration in Form GST Tran – 1, under Rule 117(1A) of the CGST Rules, 2017 for such class of registered person who could not submit the declaration by the due date on account of technical difficulties on the […]

GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C for FY 2017-18 it has been decided to extend

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, Telangana, Andhra […]

CBIC notifies the Due date for filing GSTR – 3B for the month of Jan 2020 to Mar 2020|For Taxpayers having Turnover up to Rs. 5 Cr

The CBIC vide Notification No. 07/2020 – Central Tax dated February 03, 2020, which notified the due dates for filing of monthly outward supply return i.e. GSTR – 3B for the period January 2020, February 2020 and March 2020, in the following manner as described in the below table:- Sr. No Particulars A registered person, whose principal […]

CBIC reshuffles the due date for filing GSTR-9 & GSTR-9C for the F.Y 2017-18

The CBIC vide Notification No. 06/2020 Central Tax dated February 03, 2020, which extends the time limit for furnishing of the Annual Return i.e. GSTR – 9 and GSTR – 9C, specified under section 44 of the said Act read with rule 80 of the CGST rules, 2017, electronically through the common portal, in respect of the […]

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