GST Audit Notified

The much-awaited GST Audit is notified wide Notification No 49/2018-Central Tax ,dt. 13-09-2018

 

 

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Extension of Due Dates for filing of FORM GSTR-1 and FORM GSTR-3B in certain cases

It has been observed that the number of taxpayers who have filed FORM GSTR-3B is substantially higher than the number of taxpayers who have furnished FORM GSTR-1. Non-furnishing of FORM GSTR-1 is liable to late fee and penalty as per the provisions of the GST law. In order to encourage taxpayers to furnish FORM GSTR-1, a one-time scheme to waive off late fee payable for delayed furnishing of FORM GSTR-1 for the period from July, 2017 to September, 2018 till 31.10.2018 has been launched.

In this regard, the due date for furnishing FORM GSTR-1 for the period from July, 2017 to September, 2018 has been extended till 31st October, 2018 for all registered persons having aggregate turnover above Rs 1.5 crores including the registered persons in Kerala, or whose principal place of business is in Kodagu (Karnataka) and Mahe (Puducherry). For taxpayers having aggregate turnover up to Rs 1.5 crores, the due date for furnishing FORM GSTR-1 for the quarters from July, 2017 to September, 2018 has been extended till 31st October, 2018. Notification Nos. 43 and 44/2018 – Central Tax dated 10th September, 2018 have been issued in this regard. For registered persons having aggregate turnover up to Rs 1.5 crores in Kerala, or whose principal place of business is in Kodagu (Karnataka) and Mahe (Puducherry), the due date for furnishing FORM GSTR-1 for the quarter July, 2018 to September, 2018 would continue to remain as 15th November, 2018 as notified vide notification No. 38/2018-Central Tax dated 24th August, 2018.

Further, for those taxpayers who will now be migrating to GST as per the procedure specified in notification No. 31/2018-Central Tax, dated 06.08.2018, the last date for furnishing the details of outward supplies of goods or services or both in FORM GSTR-1 and for filing the return in FORM GSTR-3B for the months of July, 2017 to November, 2018 has been extended till 31.12.2018. Notification Nos. 45, 46 and 47/2018 – Central Tax dated 10th September, 2018 have thus been issued for extension of dates for filing FORM GSTR-3B.

It is hereby clarified that as per the provisions of section 16 (4) of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017, the registered person shall not be entitled to take input tax credit in respect of any invoice after the due date of furnishing of the return for the month of September following the end of financial year to which such invoice pertains; or furnishing of the relevant annual return, whichever is earlier. The taxpayers are thus, advised to furnish their returns on time to ensure that input tax credit does not become time barred.

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43/2018-Central Tax ,dt. 10-09-2018

44/2018-Central Tax ,dt. 10-09-2018

45/2018-Central Tax ,dt. 10-09-2018

46/2018-Central Tax ,dt. 10-09-2018

47/2018-Central Tax ,dt. 10-09-2018

48/2018-Central Tax ,dt. 10-09-2018

 

 

GST Updates

The basis of the 28th GST Council Meeting, the changes proposed are passed as bills in the Lok Sabha on 9th August 2018.

The Central Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018

The Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill, 2018

The Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018

The Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill,

The return formats for GST are also being changed and for this, the Government has put the same in the public domain and asking for the feedback of the same. The reviews can be shared on mygov.in

GST Returns New Formats

Last two weeks many notifications and circulars have been issued and the same can be accessed from here

CGST Notifications

CGST Rates Notifications 

GST Circulars

GST Tip – 464

As per provisions of Rule 18 of the CGST Rules and corresponding State / Union Territory Rules, the taxpayer has to display his certificate of registration and registration number at a prominent location at the principal place of business and at every additional place of business.

As per provisions of Section 125 of the CGST Act, if the taxpayer does not display, a penalty Upto Rs 25,000 can be levied. If the penalty of Rs 15,000 is levied under central tax as a penalty then under state tax also an equivalent  amount of penalty will be levied.

Roll out of e-Way Bill system for intra-State movement of goods in the Maharashtra, Manipur and Union Territories (without legislature)

As per the decision of the GST Council, e-Way Bill system for inter-State movement of goods has been rolled out from 1 April, 2018. As on 23 May, 2018, e-Way Bill system for intra-State movement of goods has been rolled out in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Union Territory of Puducherry. E-Way Bills are getting generated successfully and till 23 May, 2018 more than five crore and thirty lakh e-Way Bills have been successfully generated which includes more than one crore and sixty lakh e-Way Bills for intra-State movement of goods.
It is informed that e-Way Bill system for intra-State movement of goods would be
implemented from 25 May, 2018 in the following States / Union Territories :-
i. Maharashtra
ii. Manipur
iii. Andaman & Nicobar Islands
iv. Chandigarh
v. Dadra & Nagar Haveli
vi. Daman & Diu
vii. Lakshadweep
Twenty seven States / Union Territories would have implemented the e-Way Bill system for intra-State movement of goods with the roll-out of the same on 25 May, 2018. Registration/enrolment on e-Way Bill portal namely https://www.ewaybillgst.gov.in may be taken at earliest in the remaining States as well since the same would soon be rolled out in these States also. The system is working smoothly and without any glitches. On an average twelve lakh e-way bills are being generated every day. Trade and industry may approach their respective tax authority for any guidance in this matter. Further, it is informed that trade should get well versed with respect to the provisions of the e-Way Bill rules in order to avoid any difficulty. The provisions of rule 138D of Central / State GST Rules, 2017 may be referred to for any grievance redressal.

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