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GST return filing dates extended in cyclone-hit Odisha

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

The Central has extended the deadlines for various (GST) returns for taxpayers registered in cyclone-hit Odisha, an said on Thursday.

State Information and Public Relations said the Central has extended the filing of GST returns in 14 cyclone affected districts.

The deadline for the GST returns (GSTR-3B) for the month of April 2019 has been extended to June 20. It was supposed to be filed by May 20.

The deadline for Form GSTR-1 (sales return) has been extended to June 10, said Singh.

"As the power and were affected due to cyclone Fani in Odisha, the state had requested the to extend the date of GST returns filing, which was accepted," said the

Meanwhile, the Additional in the Union Finance Ministry, Debasish Panda, on Thursday reviewed the service situation in the cyclone affected districts. The meeting here laid emphasis on the revival of and in the state's affected areas.

Panda said that barring district, 99 per cent of banks are functional in other areas of

He also said that issues are still continuing in Puri, Khordha and Cuttack districts because of poor connectivity that occurred due to VSATs being blown away in the cyclone. He assured that almost 90 per cent of the ATMs in and Khordha districts would become functional by end of this week.



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 20:50 IST