01 Feb 2020Posted By: Mudit Handa

GSTR-9 Due Date Extended Again!

Recently, the GST Authority had further extended the deadline for the Annual GST Return filing in Form GSTR-9 and Audit report in GSTR-9C for the FY 2017-18 from 31st November 2019 to 31st December 2019, and for the FY 2018-19 to 31st March 2020.

Now, the CBIC has notified that the Due date for filing Annual GST Return and GST Audit report has been now extended in a staggered manner.

The GSTR-9 Due date has now been separated on the basis of different states from which the taxpayers belong to different states. Accordingly, 3 groups have been created.

This will now provide further relief to all the taxpayers having GST registration.

The extended due dates for GSTR-9 in various states of India as notified by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) have been explained below:-


#1. Group-I: GSTR-9 due date extended to 3rd February 2020

GSTR-9 due date has been extended to 3rd February 2020 in the following states:-

  • Maharashtra
  • Karnataka
  • Goa
  • Kerala
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Puducherry
  • Telangana
  • Andhra Pradesh

#2. Group-II: GSTR-9 due date extended to 5th February 2020

GSTR-9 due date has been extended to 5th February 2020 in the following states:-

  • J&K
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Punjab
  • Chandigarh
  • Uttarakhand
  • Haryana
  • Delhi
  • Rajasthan
  • Gujarat

#3. Group-III: GSTR-9 due date extended to 7th February 2020

GSTR-9 due date has been extended to 7th February 2020 in the following states:-

  • Bihar
  • Sikkim
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Nagaland
  • Manipur 
  • Mizoram 
  • Tripura
  • Meghalaya
  • West Bengal
  • Assam
  • Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  • Jharkhand
  • Odisha  
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Dadra & Nagar Haveli
  • Daman & Diu
  • Lakshadweep
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Uttar Pradesh

So, these are the extended due dates for annual GST return filing and Audit report in GSTR-9 & 9C respectively.

CBIC has tweeted in this regard-

GSTR-9 due date

The Taxpayers can, instantly easily create their GST Tax Invoice on the interactive and fast InstaBill Software. 

If you need any assistance with the annual GST return filing procedure, or the GST audit report please feel free to contact our business advisor at 8881-069-069.

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