Deadlines for filing returns GSTR-2, GSTR-3 moved to Nov 30, Dec 11
The government on Monday extended Deadlines for filing by a month for the filing of July GSTR-2 to month November and GSTR-3 to 11th December.
Whereas the original due date for filling the GSTR-2 was October 31st and while the last date for filing of GSTR-3, which is a matching form of GSTR-1 and 2, was 11 November.
GSTR-2 Form reflects purchase return, have to be matched with GSTR-1 whereas GSTR-3 is a combination of sales and purchases.
The deadline for file GSTR-2 form was Tuesday whereas the last date for filing GSTR-3 form was 10 November.
“To facilitate trade, the last date for filing GSTR-2 and GSTR-3 for July 2017 has been extended to November 30 and December 11 respectively,” a government tweet said.
“A notification in this regard will be issued to facilitate about 30.81 lakh taxpayers for filing GSTR-2 for July,” the Finance Ministry tweeted.
The last date of filing of GSTR-1 for July was October 1 where 46.54 lakh businesses had filed July GSTR-1 returns. The extension will facilitate about 30.81 lakh taxpayers for filing GSTR-2 for the month of July 2017, the finance ministry said in a statement. “The competent authority has approved the extension of filing of GSTR-2 for July 2017 to November 2017, for facilitation of businesses and all taxpayers,” it said.
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