Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) has announced the due dates for filing the GSTR 3B for the month of April-June 2019. You can file your GSTR 3B on or before the 20th of the following month till the month of June. In simple words, you can file GSTR 3B on or before 20 May, 20 June, 20 July respectively. You must note that you have to file GSTR 3B till the month of June 2019, as per the GST Council decision.
Important Notification: Due Date of GSTR-3B Extended.
The government has extended the due date from 20th April 2019 to 23rd April 2019 for filing the GSTR 3B Form for the month of March 2019. The government has notified this through a press release considering the common issue faced in the GST Portal at the time of filing GSTR 3B form.
As per the section 168 of the CGST Act, 2017 read with rule 61 (5) of the CGST Act, 2017 on the recommendation of GST council the commissioner has the power to issue order or instructions for the uniformity of the Act. According to this the Form GSTR 3B for each month from April-June 2019 will be filed electronically on the GST portal, on or before 20th of the month following such month.
As per Section 49 provision of the CGST Act, every taxpayer filing GST Return must pay his tax liability by debiting the e-cash ledger or e-credit ledger, whichever the case may be. The liability can be in the form of tax, fees, interest, penalty, or any other amount payable. However, the taxpayer must pay his tax liability not later than the last date of the filing.
So, every taxpayer while filing GSTR 3B shall pay his tax liability before the last date of the filing.