Deferment of Compulsory E-Way Bill

Government of India in its official twitter handle has posted that compulsory E-Way bill has been deferred both for intra-State and Inter state movement of goods and is kept on trial basis only due to tech glitches.It is supposed to be applicable from a date to be announced later.

The post in the official twitter handle (@askGST_GoI )reads as follows:

“In view of difficulties faced by the trade in generating e-way bill due to initial tech glitches, it has been decided to extend the trial phase for generation of e-way bill, both for inter and intra-State movement of goods. It shall be made compulsory from a date to be announced”

 

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GSTR-1 Filing Date Extended

Last date of filing of GSTR1 has been extended for all classes of taxpayers required to file GSTR1 on quarterly basis or monthly basis:

GSTR1 date extension

Source: GST Twitter handle: @askGST_GoI.

 

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CHANGES IN GST/IGST RATE AND CLARIFICATIONS IN RESPECT OF GST RATE ON CERTAIN GOODS

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CHANGES IN GST/IGST RATE AND CLARIFICATIONS IN RESPECT OF GST RATE ON CERTAIN GOODS

[As per discussions in the 23rd GST Council Meeting held on 10th November, 2017]

These decisions of the GST Council are being communicated for general information, and  will be given effect to through Gazette notifications / circulars which only shall have the force of law. Read the rest of this entry »

Decisions taken by the GST Council in the 22 ndmeeting held on 6 th October 2017

The following decisions were taken by the GST Council at its 22nd meeting held in Vigyan
Bhavan on 6th October, 2017. The information is being uploaded immediately after the GST Council’s decision and it will be subject to further vetting during which the list may undergo some changes. The decisions of the GST Council are being communicated for general information and will be given effect to through gazette notifications which shall have force of law. Read the rest of this entry »

Recommendations made by the GST Council in the 22nd meeting at New Delhi on 6th October, 2017

The GST Council, in its 22nd meeting held at New Delhi on 6th October 2017, has recommended the following facilitative changes to ease the burden of compliance on small and medium businesses:
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Extension of last date of filing of GSTR1 for the month of July

The Government has extended the date of filing of GSTR1 for the month of July to 10th October, 2017.

Source:Economic Times.

Late fee for late filing of GSTR3B waived for the month of July

The Central Government vide Notification no:28/2017 has waived the late fee for late filing of GSTR3B for the month of July.

The notification reads as follows:

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise and Customs

Notification No.28 /2017 – Central Tax

New Delhi, the 01st September, 2017

G.S.R. ( )E.:- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 128 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby waives the late fee payable under section 47 of the said Act, for all registered persons who failed to furnish the return in FORM GSTR-3B for the month of July, 2017 by the due date.

[F. No. 349/74/2017-GST(Pt.)]

 

(Dr.Sreeparvathy S.L.)
Under Secretary to the Government of India