CAIT demands the extension of GST Annual Return Filing to October 31

Conference of all India Traders (CAIT) on Thursday requested the finance ministry to stretch the last date for filing annual GST return by two months to October 31.

The last date to file the returns is August 31. In a letter to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Conference of All India Traders (CAIT) said endorsed Form GSTR 9 for filing annual return “is still muddled”.

As per this, a few data looked for in the Form are new and in spite of best try traders are finding that its hard to agree to the same.

CAIT National President B C Bhartia said multiple times, the GST system isn’t working productively keeping the traders from uploading the Form.

Its Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal likewise referred to disturbance of internet services in Jammu and Kashmir, and floods in many sections of the nation as an explanation behind extension of due date for filing the return to October 31.

The CAIT also said the GSTR 9 Form ought to be improved to the extent that even a normal trader might be able to file the returns himself. GSTR 9 is an annual return to be filed yearly by tax payers enrolled under GST.

It comprises of insights about the outward and internal supplies made or received under various tax heads.

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