Due date for filing GSTR 3B has been extended

The GST council has extended the due date for filing GSTR 3B for the month July 2017.

What are the new Due date for filing GSTR 3B?

Some taxpayers will not want to avail the transitional credit (TRAN-1) for the month of July. In this case, the due date for GSTR 3B filing is 25th Aug, 2017.

For those taxpayers who want to claim the transitional credit (TRAN-1) for the month of July, the due date for GSTR 3B filing is 28th Aug, 2017.

To avail the benefits of claiming the the credit, you will have to file GST TRAN-1 before GSTR- 3B.

Please note that there is no provision to revise the GST TRAN-1. If there are any errors or rectification to be done, it is not possible. Also, any invoices related to the previous period (Aug 28th to Sept 30th) is received by the taxpayer, there is no provision to book such credits in future returns.

Ensure that you file your returns before the extended due date.

To know more about GSTR 3B, click here.

See the notification of due date extension in CBEC website. 

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