Date of Filing of GSTR-1 For The Period July 17 To Nov. 19 Extended

As per Twiiter Account of Ministry of Finance, date of filing of GSTR-1 For The Period July 17 To Nov. 19 has been extended to 17th Jan 2020.

The GST council in its 38th meeting on 18th Dec 2019 had recommended that late fee chargeable on filing of statements of output supplies in Form GSTR-1s, be waived for the GSTR-1 pertaining to period July, 2017 to Nov 2019 if the same are filed by 10/01/2020.

The response to this waiver has been very encouraging and since announcement on 18.12.2019, 54 lakhs GSTR-1 have gotten filed till 09.01.2020. On average, only about 25 lakh monthly GSTR1s get filed.

In the view of such huge response, which would lead reduction in unmatched credit, it has been decided to extend the said amnesty scheme from 10th January 2020 to 17th January 2020.