CBIC Issues Clarification Regarding Extension of Limitation under GST Law in terms of Hon’ble Supreme Court’s Order Dated 27th April 2021

The Government has issued notifications under Section 168A of the CGST Act, 2017, wherein the time limit for completion of various actions, by any authority or by any person, under the CGST Act, which falls during the specified period, has been extended up to a specific date, subject to some exceptions as specified in the said notifications. In this context, various representations have been received seeking clarification regarding the cognizance for extension of limitation in terms of Hon’ble Supreme Court Order dated 27.04.2021 in Miscellaneous Application No. 665/2021 in SMW(C) No. 3/2020under the GST law.

The issue has been examined by the government and clarification has been issued which is attached as under: