Compliance Calendar for the month of December, 2021

Compliance Calendar for the month of December 2021

Starting, owning, or doing a business in India comes with important compliance that a business irrespective of its structure, has to adhere to during a financial year. Be it filing of Income Tax Return or GST Return or complying with the ROC Annual filing, a business has to keep a close watch over the deadlines of all the mentioned compliance. Each month of the year is important as far as Statutory Compliance and Tax Compliance are concerned, however, this year the month of December 2021 is more important as many statutory due dates for Income Tax Return Filing and ROC Annual Filing have been extended and falling in December 2021. Here is a calendar for various tax and Statutory due dates relating to ROC filing, OPC Annual Filing, GST Return Filing, and Income Tax Filing falling in the Month of December 2021.

Important Update for filing ROC Form MGT 7A for OPC & ITR

Keeping in view of various requests received from various stakeholders, the MCA has granted the relaxation on levy of additional fees for Annual Financial Statement filings required to be done for the Financial Year 2020-21. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has extended the due date for filing of e-forms AOC 4, AOC 4(CFS), AOC 4 XBRL, AOC 4 Non-XBRL, and MGT 7/MGT 7A for the Financial Year 2020-21 till 31.12.2021. Meaning thereby, these forms can be filed till 31st December 2021 without levy of any additional fees.

Also, on the basis of the various requests received, the CBDT has announced the extension in the due dates for Income Tax filing. Hence, for the Financial Year 2020-21, the last date for filing Income Tax Returns (Non-Audit Cases) has been extended till 31st December 2021 from 31st July 2021 and if Tax Audit is required then the due date for IT Returns has been extended to 15th February 2022 from 30th September 2021.

Compliance Calendar for the Month of December 2021

Important due dates for the GST Returns in the Month of December 2021

Due date

Form to be filed

Period

Who should file?

10.12.2021

GSTR 7

November 2021

GSTR 7 is a return to be filed by the persons who is required to deduct TDS (Tax deducted at source) under GST

10.12.2021

GSTR 8

November 2021

GSTR-8 is a return to be filed by the e-commerce operators who are required to deduct TCS (Tax collected at source) under GST

11.12.2021

GSTR 1

November 2021

Taxpayers having an aggregate turnover of more than Rs. 1.50 Crores or opted to file Monthly Return

13.12.2021

GSTR 1 (IFF)

November 2021

GST return for the taxpayers who opted for QRMP scheme (Optional)

13.12.2021

GSTR 6

November 2021

Input Service Distributors

20.12.2021

GSTR 5 & 5A

November 2021

Non-Resident Taxpayers and ODIAR services provider

20.12.2021

GSTR 3B

November 2021

The due date for GSTR-3B having an Annual Turnover of more than 5 Crores

25.12.2021

GST Challan Payment

November 2021

GST Challan Payment if no sufficient ITC for September (for all Quarterly Filers)

31.12.2021

GSTR 9

FY 2020-21

GST Annual Return

31.12.2021

GSTR 9C

FY 2020-21

Statement of Reconciliation under GST

Important due dates for the Income Tax Compliance / PF / ESI in the Month of December 2021

07.12.2021

Challan No. ITNS-281

November 2021

Payment of TDS/TCS deducted /collected in November 2021.

15.12.2021

Advance tax

FY 2021-22

Third installment of advance tax for the assessment year 2022-23

15.12.2021

TDS Certificate

October 2021

Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194IA in the month of October, 2021

15.12.2021

TDS Certificate

October 2021

Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194IB in the month of September, 2021

15.12.2021

TDS Certificate

October 2021

Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194M in the month of September, 2021

15.12.2021

Form 24G by Government officer

November 2021

Due date for furnishing of Form 24G by an office of the Government where TDS/TCS for the month of November, 2021 has been paid without the production of a challan

15.12.2021

Form No. 3BB

November 2021

Due date for furnishing statement in Form no. 3BB by a stock exchange in respect of transactions in which client codes been modified after registering in the system for the month of November, 2021

15.12.2021

Electronic Challan cum Return (ECR) (PF)

November 2021

E-payment of Provident Fund

15.12.2021

ESI Challan

November 2021

ESI payment

30.12.2021

TDS Challan-cum-statement

November 2021

Due date for furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted under section 194-IA, 194 IB, 194M

30.12.2021

Form No. 3CEAD

Accounting Year

Jan 2020 to Dec 2020

Report by a constituent entity, resident in India, in respect of the international group of which it is a constituent if the parent entity is not obliged to file report under section 286(2) or the parent entity is resident of a country with which India does not have an agreement for exchange of the report etc.

31.12.2021

(Extended from 30.09.2021)

Income Tax Return

AY 2021-22  

ITR filing for non audit cases and who have not entered into any international or specified domestic transactions  

31.12.2021

(Extended from 30.11.2021)

Income Tax Return (Section 92E)

AY 2021-22

Return of income for the assessment year 2021-22 in the case of an assessee if he/it is required to submit a report under section 92E pertaining to international or specified domestic transaction(s)

31.12.2021

(Extended from 31.08.2021)

Equalization Levy statement

FY 2020-21

Furnishing of Equalization Levy statement for the Financial Year 2020-21

31.12.2021

(Extended from 30.11.2021)

Form No 3CEAC

Intimation (required to be made on or before 30-11-2021) by a constituent entity, resident in India, of an international group, the parent entity of which is not resident in India in Form 3CEAC

31.12.2021

(Extended from 30.11.2021)

Form No 3CEAD

Report by a parent entity or an alternative reporting entity or any other constituent entity, resident in India, which is required to be furnished on or before 30-11-2021, in Form no. 3CEAD

31.12.2021

(Extended from 30.11.2021)

Form No CEAE

Intimation on behalf of an international group, which is required to be made on or before 30-11-2021, in Form no. 3CEAE

31.12.2021

(Extended from 15.10.2021)

Form No. 10BBB

July to September 2021

Intimation in Form 10BBB by a pension fund in respect of each investment made in India for quarter ending September, 2021

31.12.2021

(Extended from 31.10.2021)

Form II

July to September 2021

Intimation in Form II by Sovereign Wealth Fund in respect of investment made in India for quarter ending September, 2021

31.12.2021

(Extended from 15.10.2021)

Form No. 15CC

July to September 2021

Quarterly statement in respect of foreign remittances (to be furnished by authorized dealers) in Form No. 15CC for quarter ending September, 2021

31.12.2021

(Extended from 15.10.2021)

Form No. 15G/15H

July to September 2021

Upload the declarations received from recipients in Form No. 15G/15H during the quarter ending September, 2021

Important due dates for Company Annual Filing in the Month of December 2021

14.12.2021

Form ADT 1

FY 2020-21

Form ADT 1 filing by Companies

31.12.2021

Form AOC 4 (CFS, XBRL, Non-XBRL)

FY 2020-21

Form AOC 4 filing by Companies

31.12.2021

Form MGT 7/ 7A

FY 2020-21

Form MGT 7A filing by One Person Company