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GST Returns Deadline Extended For Fani Hit Odisha

Akash Dubey

| Updated: May 20, 2019 | Category: GST


In the recent development, GST Returns Deadline Extended For Fani Hit Odisha. The Central Government of India provide extension for filing GST returns in Odisha. The move came in after considering the damages by the cyclone Fani in Odisha.

14 districts of the state are granted extension for filing Goods and Service Tax Return with a view to provide relief provision. The list comprises district hit and suffered damages by the Cyclone Fani.

The notification was announced by State Information and Public Relations Secretary Sanjay Kumar Singh.

As the power and internet services were affected due to cyclone Fani in Odisha, the state government had requested the GST Council to extend the date of GST returns filing, which was accepted,” Quoted by Mr. Singh.

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) notified that the extension to file GST returns for the month of April is granted to taxpayers whose principle place of business was in the marked cyclone hit districts of Odisha.

GST deadline Extended in Fani Hit Odisha

The Name of Districts Marked in Orissa by the CBIC is as follows;

  • Angul
  • Balasore
  • Bhadrak
  • Cuttack
  • Dhenkanal
  • Ganjam
  • Jagatsinghpur
  • Jajpur
  • Kendrapara
  • Keonjhar
  • Khordha
  • Mayurbhanj
  • Nayagarh
  • Puri

The registered Taxpayers under the given districts will get extension for filing GST returns. The deadline to file GSTR-1(Sales Return) is stretched to June 10 2019 from May 10 2019.

Deadline for GSTR 3-B for the April extended till June 20 2019. This return was scheduled to be filed by May 20 2019 under normal course of time.

The move of GST Returns Deadline Extended is receiving appreciation from cyclone hit taxpayers across the state.The state has suffered a loss of Rs 11,942 crores as damages caused by Fani , as reported by the Odisha state government.

Such a wide spread damage has created a economic and social unrest in the state. Various national and international organisation are working together to restore normalcy in the state.

Akash Dubey

Akash Dubey is a law graduate and an experienced legal content writer.He is proficient in writing legal and finance related content. His expertise in the skills of legal research is an aid to his strengths as a legal content writer.

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