The last date for furnishing of Annual Return in the FORM GSTR-9 / FORM GSTR-9A and Reconciliation Statement in FORM GSTR-9C for the financial year 2017-18 has been extended from 31st August, 2019 to 30th November, 2019. RoD Order No. 07/2019-CT dtd. 26.08.2019. Below find notification issued :
(To be published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii)]
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs
Order No. 7/2019-Central Tax
New Delhi, the 26th August. 2019
S.0.(E).-WHEREAS, sub-section (I) of section 44 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereafter in this Order referred to as the said Act) provides that every registered person, other than an Input Service Distributor, a person paying tax under section 51 or section 52, a casual taxable person sods non-resident taxable person, shall furnish an annual return for every financial year electronically in such form and manner as may be prescribed on or before the thirty-first day of December following the end of such financial year;
AND WHEREAS, for the purpose of furnishing of the annual renun electronically for eve, financial year as referred to in sub-section (1) of section 44 of the said Act, certain technical problems are being faced by the taxpayers as a result whereof, the said annual return for the period from the July, 2017 to the 31° March, 2018 could not be famished by the registered persons, as referred to in the said sub-section (1) and because of that, certain difficulties have arisen in giving effect to the provisions of the said section.
NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 172 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017, the Central Government, on recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following Order, to remove the difficulties, namely:-
1. Short title.-This Order may be called the Central Goods and Services Tax (Seventh Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2019.
2. In section 44 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017, in the Explanation, for the figures, letters and word "31° August, 2019", the figures, letters and word "30th November, 2019 shall be substituted.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
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