Extension of Annual Return Filing Deadline

Authority and Scope: Extension granted under section 44 of the CGST Act, 2017, and rule 80 of the CGST Rules, 2017. Applies to furnishing annual returns for the financial year 2018-2019.

Extended Deadline: Annual return filing deadline extended till June 30, 2020. Submission must be made electronically through the common portal.

Purpose: Aimed at providing additional time for taxpayers to compile and submit annual return data.

Compliance Requirement: Taxpayers urged to adhere to the extended deadline for timely compliance.

Impact: Facilitates smoother processing of annual returns, ensuring accurate tax reporting.

Director's Note: Issued by Pramod Kumar, Director, Government of India.