CBIC Notifies Procedure for Quarterly Tax Payment/ Annual Filing of Return by Taxpayers under Optional Composition Scheme
CBIC issued Notification 21/2019 Central Tax dt. 23 April 2019 for prescribing the procedure for quarterly tax payment and annual filing of return by taxpayers availing the benefit of Optional Composition Scheme with 6% GST on Services/ Mixed Supplies under Notification No. 02/2019 Central Tax (Rate) dt. 7 March 2019.
Accordingly, now GST Return in Form GSTR 4 is required to be filed on Annually (by 30th April of the following financial year) by Composition Dealers/ Service Providers who are paying GST @ 6% under Optional Composition Scheme and they can pay tax quarterly on self assessment basis using Form GST CMP 08 (by 18th day from the end of the relevant quarter).
G.S.R.(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 148 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereafter in this notification referred to as the said Act), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby notifies the registered persons paying tax under the provisions of section 10 of the said Act or by availing the benefit of notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue No. 02/2019– Central Tax (Rate), dated the 7th March, 2019, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Subsection (i) vide number G.S.R. 189 , dated the 7th March, 2019, (hereinafter referred to as ―the said notification‖) as the class of registered persons who shall follow the special procedure as mentioned below for furnishing of return and payment of tax.
2. The said persons shall furnish a statement, every quarter or, as the case may be, part thereof containing the details of payment of self-assessed tax in FORM GST CMP-08 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, till the 18th day of the month succeeding such quarter.
3. The said persons shall furnish a return for every financial year or, as the case may be, part thereof in FORM GSTR-4 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, on or before the 30th day of April following the end of such financial year.
4. The registered persons paying tax by availing the benefit of the said notification, in respect of the period for which he has availed the said benefit, shall be deemed to have complied with the provisions of section 37 and section 39 of the said Act if they have furnished FORM GST CMP-08 and FORM GSTR-4 as provided in para 2 and para 3 above.