Last date for waiver of GSTR-1 late fee extended to 17th Jan

Posted on    10 January 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-1, 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, CBDT has decided to extend the said amnesty scheme from 10th January 2020 to 17th January 2020.

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