New Delhi. Modi government has extended the last date of filing of annual GST returns for the financial year 2019-20, giving relief to the common people once again. Now this date has been extended till 31 March 2021. Earlier, the last date for filing GST returns was extended till 28 February 2021.
Decision taken with the consent of Election Commission
According to the statement from the Revenue Department, the difficulties expressed by the taxpayers in meeting the deadline have been considered. In view of the difficulties expressed by the taxpayers, according to the statement issued by the Finance Ministry, the government has decided to extend the due date of submission of GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C with the concurrence of Election Commission of India. Let us tell you that the collection of GST reached a record high of Rs 1.20 lakh crore during January 2021.
GST collection was something like this
GST collection reached a record high of Rs 1.20 lakh crore during January 2021.
– GST collection made in January 2021 is 8% higher than the previous year.
As of 6 pm on 31st of January 2021, the GST collection was recorded at Rs 1,19,847 crore.
– GST collection of Rs 1,15,174 crores in December 2020.
– The largest increase in GST collection was seen during December after GST was implemented.
Apart from this, the figure of Rs 1.15 lakh crore was also achieved for the first time.