New Delhi: The government, on the proposals of the Goods and Services Tax Council, has deferred the punishment of Rs 200 every day for taxpayers who neglected to record the primary GST returns inside the due date.
The taxpayers will, be that as it may, need to hold up under the enthusiasm on late installment of contribution, the Finance Ministry said on Saturday.
"Late charge for all taxpayers who couldn't document GSTR-3B for month of July has been deferred, yet not the enthusiasm on late installment of duty. Intrigue will be appropriate to all taxpayers who have not released their entire GST risk for July by August 25," Finance Ministry said in a tweet on Saturday.
The taxpayers needed to file the GST returns for July by August 25 and those guaranteeing transitional input tax credit by August 28.
Prior, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said that the taxpayers who neglected to meet the due date should bear a punishment of Rs 200 every day - Rs 100 for Central GST and Rs 100 for State GST.
An aggregate of around 5.95 million taxpayers for July ought to have documented the GST returns, however till August 29 just around 3.83 million (or 64.42 for each penny) had agreed, Jaitley had said prior. In this manner, the staying 2.1 million citizens were confronting punishment for late recording.
The Finance Ministry in a circular on Friday evening likewise said that the citizens who may have made mistakes in documenting the primary GST returns could make remedies while recording the GSTR-1 and GSTR-2 frames for the long stretch of July.
Form GSTR-1 reflects offers of a business while GSTR-2 reflects buys.
For July, GSTR-1 should be documented between September 1 and 5 and GSTR-2 between September 6 and 10.
Government postpones punishment on late GST returns for July
The revised information would be auto-populated and reflected in GSTR-3, which is a mix of offers and buys. GSTR-3 for July should be documented between September 11 and 15.
In case there was additional tax liability, the taxpayers ought to present the extra installment with intrigue.
On the off chance that there was diminishment in obligation, the abundance input impose credit would be conveyed forward to the following month`s return and if there was extra information charge credit, extra credit would be made accessible, the round expressed.
"It might be noticed that the circular is quiet on situations where there is abundance installment of GST in real money and whether the same could be conveyed forward to the following return and how," GST master Pritam Mahure told IANS.