CBIC has notified that the due date for filing of GSTR-3B for the month/ tax period of March 2019 has been extended from 20 April 2019 to 23 April 2019, due to certain issues being faced by Taxpayers in filing the said return at GST Common Portal.
Subject: Extension of due date for furnishing return in the FORM GSTR-3B for the month of March, 2019 from 20.04.2019 to 23.04.2019
1. It has been brought to notice that due to issues faced in the GST common portal, taxpayers are facing difficulty in furnishing their return in FORM GSTR-3B for the month of March, 2019.
2. In view of the said difficulties, it has been decided by the competent authority that the last date for furnishing return in the FORM GSTR-3B for the month of March, 2019 is being extended up to 23rd April, 2019 so as the trade and industry get more time to file their returns.
3. Relevant notification will follow shortly.
G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 168 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) read with sub-rule (5) of rule 61 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 (hereafter in this notification referred to as the said rules), the Commissioner, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following further amendment in notification number 34/2018 – Central Tax, dated the 10th August, 2018, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R.761(E), dated the 10th August, 2018, namely:–
In the said notification, in the first paragraph, after the eighth proviso, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely: –
“Provided also that the return in FORM GSTR-3B of the said rules for the month of March, 2019 shall be furnished electronically through the common portal, on or before the 23rd April, 2019.”.
2. This notification shall come into force with effect from the 20th day of April, 2019.