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GST Latest News

This article contains GST’s latest News. You can rely on these GST News as we keep on updating the same:

20th September 2019

37th GST Council meeting that happened in GOA decided to cut rates for various goods and services under GST. To know about the various rate cuts in this GST Council meet click here.

31st August 2019

  • For taxpayers whose principal place of business is J&K and certain districts of Gujarat, Bihar, Kerala, Karnataka, Odisha, Uttarakhand and Maharashtra, the last date for filing GSTR-7 for the month of July 2019 is extended till 20th September 2019.
  • For the quarters falling in between July 2017 to March 2019 has been waived off.
  • For taxpayers whose principal place of business is J&K and certain districts of Gujarat, Bihar, Kerala, Karnataka, Odisha, Uttarakhand and Maharashtra, the late fees for July 2019 GSTR-1 and GSTR-6 have been waived off.

26th August 2019

The due date for Annual GST Return (GSTR-9, GSTR-9A, and GSTR-9C) is further extended to 30th November 2019.

21st August 2019

For taxpayers whose principal place of business is J&K and certain districts of Gujarat, Bihar, Kerala, Karnataka, Odisha, Uttarakhand and Maharashtra, the last date for filing GSTR-3b for the month of July 2019 is extended till 20th September 2019.

27th July 2019

The 36th GST Council meeting took place today via video conferencing. To know all the highlights of the 36th Council Meeting click here.

25th July 2019

The scheduled 36th GST Council meeting has been postponed to a later date that will be announced soon.

18th July 2019

According to this GST latest news, the last date of furnishing CMP-08 has been extended to 31st July 2019 for the quarter of April-June.

28th June 2019

This is the GST latest news, according to this, the due date for filing Annual GST Returns (GSTR-9, GSTR-9A and GSTR-9C) for the financial year 2017-18 has been extended to 31st August 2019 for the financial year 2017-18.

1. Due dates for GSTR-1 for the year 2019 (Monthly)

Month Due date
July 11th August
August 11th September
September 11th October

2. Due dates for GSTR-1 (Quarterly) is 31st October for the July 2019-September 2019 quarter.

GSTR-3B due dates

Month Due date
July 2019 20th Aug 2019
August 2019 20th Sep 2019
September 2019 20th Oct 2019

3. Quick Response (QR) code may become necessary on the tax invoices and bill of supply as notified.

4. Retail outlets established in the International Airport departure area that is making tax free supply to an outgoing international tourist have to file RFD-10B monthly or quarterly to get a refund of taxes.

5. Every OIDAR supplier is exempted from filing of Annual Return and furnishing of Reconciliation Statement.

6. GSTR-4 (New Format) has been notified for the furnishing that applies to 2019-20 Financial Year.

21st June 2019

On 21st June 2019, 35th GST Council Meeting was held that was chaired by Finance Minister Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman. Here is the list of latest GST news or notification as issued in 35th GST Council Meeting:

  • Annual GST Return due date has been extended GST Annual Return due date extended till from 30th June to 31st August 2019 for FY 2017-18
  • AADHAAR Based GST Registration
  • Tenure of NAA has been extended for more two years
  • E-invoicing under GST may apply from January 2020
  • For multiplexes, e-ticketing is made compulsory
  • Electric vehicles, chargers, leasing and lottery rate cuts put on hold
  • GSTAT name has been changed to GST Appellate Tribunal

19th Mar 2019

34th GST Council Meeting held on 19th Mar 2019 via video conferencing passed the circular regarding the rate cuts on affordable and non-affordable under-construction houses.

24th February 2019

As per the 33rd GST council meeting held on 24th February 2019, the GSTR-3B due date for the month of January was extended to 22nd February 2019. However, for the Jammu and Kashmir, the last date for filing GSTR-3B was 28th Feb 2019.

20th February 2019

33rd GST Council Meeting held on 20th February through video conferencing, the limelight of this meeting was export and real-estate sector. The GST news meeting shared the news about it just after the Interim Budget 2019.

10th January 2019

Here is the list of GST news announced in the 32nd GST Council meeting held on 10 January:

  • The turnover limit for GST registration has been increased from 20 Lakhs INR to 40 Lakhs INR.
  • The turnover limit to join the composition scheme also increased to 1.5 Crore INR
  • For service providers having a turnover limit of 50 Lakhs INR, a new composition scheme was announced where the GST rate on supply of services is fixed at 6%.
  • Calamity CESS of 1% was also announced on all the supplies made within the Kerala state.