CBIC Extended Due Date for GSTR-9 and GSTR 9C Till October 31, 2020

The CBIC on Wednesday extended the due date to file GSTR9 and 9C for 2018-19 by a month.

After obtaining due clearances from the Election Commission in view of the Model Code of Conduct, Government has extended due date for furnishing Annual Return in GSTR-9 and GSTR 9C for 2018-19 from 30.09.2020 to 31.10.2020. Notification follows, said a tweet from the CBIC.

Through a separate notification, the government also extended the deadline for filing income tax returns for 2018-19 by two months till November 30 citing difficulties being faced by taxpayers due to Covid-19 pandemic.

This is the fourth extension given by the government for taxpayers to file both original and revised ITRs for 2018-19 fiscal. In March, the due date was extended from March 31 to June 30.

Later in June, it was again extended by a month till July 31. In July, it was extended till September 30.

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