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India GST deadlines extended

The Indian Goods and Services Tax latest filings deadlines have been extend in light of the emergency COVID-19 situation.

Indian GST was introduced in 2017.

The following extensions were provided by Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC):

  • May GSTR-1 deadline extended to 26 June from 11 June
  • 2020-21 GSTR-4 deadline extended from 31 May until 31 July 2021
  • Q1 2021 Form ITC-04 deadline moved to 30 June from 31 May 2021

In addition, the penalty interest regime for late filings has been relaxed for some taxpayers. This includes Form GSTR-3B late fee amnesty.

India introduced GST to replace a plethora of indirect taxes in 2018.  It is charged at five rates: 0%, 5%, 18% and 2%. India is considering reducing from four to three main GST rates in 2022. Sign-up for VAT Calc’s FREE global VAT and GST news e-mail updates.

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