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GST: CBEC notifies final timeline for filing tax returns for July-August

Over 71.30 lakh excise, service tax, VAT payers migrated to GSTN portal, 15 lakh new assessees

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The has notified the timeline for furnishing final returns for and August under the (GST) regime.

The Council, chaired by Minister and comprising state counterparts, had in June allowed businesses extended timeline for filing final returns in forms GSTR-1, GSTR-2 and GSTR-3 for and August.


In the interim period, businesses have to file GSTR-3B which is a summary of self-assessed liabilities with consolidated details of outward supplies and input credit.

The (CBEC) has now notified the dates for filing the returns forms.

As per the notification, outward supplies in Form GSTR-1 for the month of will have to be filed between September 1-5. For August, it is to be filed between September 16-20.

The original date for filing GSTR-1 was 10th of the next month.

Details of inward supplies in Form GSTR-2 for will have to be filed between September 6-10. For August, the date is September 21-25.

The original date for filing of GSTR-2 was 15th of the next month.

Form GSTR-3 for will now have to be filed between September 11-15 and for August the date is September 26-30.

The original date for filing GSTR-3, which is the monthly return on the basis of finalisation of details of outward supplies and inward supplies along with the payment of amount of tax, was 20th of the next month.

As regards GSTR-3B, the Network portal has started the facility for filing of returns from August 5. The last date for filing the GSTR-3B for 2017 is August 20, while the same for the month of August 2017 is September 20.

Over 71.30 lakh excise, service and VAT payers have migrated to the GSTN portal and over 15 lakh new have registered on the platform.

GST, which has subsumed over 17 different levies, has kicked in from 1.

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