Compilation of Reliefs Provided in GST Compliance as well as GST Payment in the Wake of Second Wave of COVID-19

As Indian businesses are severely affected from the second wave of COVID-19, the government has provided reliefs in GST compliance as well as payment. The compilation of these reliefs are as under for the kind reference of taxpayers and professionals:

(1.) Waiver of interest and late fee to normal taxpayers (filing return on monthly or quarterly basis) and composition taxpayers, for the tax periods of March and April, 2021

Government has granted waiver from payment of interest and/or late fee to normal (Monthly/ Quarterly) & composition taxpayers for the tax periods of March and April, 2021, through Central Tax Notification Nos. 08/2021 and 09/2021, both dated 1st May, 2021. The details are attached below:

(2.) Extension in due dates of various GST Compliances for GST Taxpayers

Government has extended the due dates of various compliances by Taxpayers under GST, through Central Tax Notification Nos. 10/2021, 11/2021, 12/20211, 13/2021, 14/2021, all dated 1st May, 2021. The details are attached below:

(3.) Extension of the due date of filing Revocation application of Cancellation

In view of the Notification No. 14/2021 dated 01.05.2021, the timeline for filing the ‘Application for Revocation of Cancellation’ has been extended for those applicants, for whom the due date to file the same falls between 15 April to 30th May, 2021. Now, they can file the said application till 31st May, 2021.