Extension of GST, Income Tax due dates falling in Aug & Sep 2019


Extension of GST, Income Tax due dates falling in Aug & Sep 2019

The Goods & Services Tax Practitioners Association of Maharashtra (GSTPAM) has made a representation to Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Union Minister of Finance, Government of India & Chairperson – GST Council requesting Extension of GST, Income Tax due dates falling in Aug & Sep 2019

Ref: A/19-20/480

Date: 13th August 2019

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
Hon’ble Union Minister of Finance Government of India
North Block, New Delhi — 110 001

Respected Madam,

Sub: Extension of due date for filing GSTR-9 & GSTR-9C for F.Y. 2017-18 & other due dates falling in August and September 2019

The Goods & Services Tax Practitioners Association of Maharashtra (GSTPAM) is a State-level body of Sales Tax Practitioners’ established in the year 1951. The Association has over 3,200 members spread all over the State of Maharashtra comprising of Tax Practitioners and other professionals such as Chartered Accountants, Cost Accountants, Company Secretaries and Advocates practicing in GST, VAT, Service tax and allied laws. The Association’s main object is to educate the public in general and the members in particular on Indirect Taxes operative in the State of Maharashtra and whole of India.

We write to you today to appraise you about the hardship faced by our brothers and sisters in the State of Maharashtra due to destructively heavy rains and flooding. We are certain that you are fully aware of the grave situation caused due to floods in Western Maharashtra, especially in the districts of Kolhapur, Satara, Sangli and Konkan region. Residents of these and many other areas are devastated due to the natural calamity. The situation has not improved as these areas are still receiving heavy rains impeding the recovery efforts.

The immediate demand of the situation is the rehabilitation of the flood affected citizens and monetary and other aid to the families. All efforts of help are being made by many of us at organisational and personal level. However, there is an equal necessity for grant of extension in the due dates of compliance under various laws, as such dates are causing severe anxiety among the already distressed members of trade and the profession.

In this hour of severity, tax professionals as well as the members of the industry cannot be expected to comply with the deadlines for returns and audit under the GST as well as the Income Tax Act. It would be inhumane and unjust to force the taxpayers and the tax professionals to comply with the deadlines until their life returns to normalcy.

We, therefore, seek your early intervention to extend the due dates for Annual Return and Audit under the GST Acts and the Income Tax Act as well as the due dates for filing various monthly returns falling due in the months of August and September 2019.

Considering the gravity of the disaster, it is only just that we request your good self to consider extending the due date of annual return and audit under the GST law by at least three months. We also request your good self to take up this matter on a priority basis.

Dinesh Tambde (President)Aditya Sure
Vinod Mhaske / Aditya Seema Pradeep/Amol Mane / Narendra Sonawane / Alok Singh / Ritesh Mehta / Abhijit Berde (Jt. Convenors – L&R Committee)

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You may Refer the Other Representations as well

Date of RepresentaionAssociation Name Who Submitted RepresentaionLink
10.08.2019Karnataka State Chartered Accountants AssociationExtend Due Date for Filing of Income Tax and GST Returns
13.08.2019Goods & Services Tax Practitioners Association of MaharashtraExtension of GST, Income Tax due dates falling in Aug & Sep 2019
19.08.2019BCAS and 4 OthersRepresentation on Income Tax and GST Issues faced by taxpayers
11.09.2019All Gujarat Federation of Tax ConsultantsTax audit & ITR Filing due date extension for FY 2018-19/ AY 2019-20
13.09.2019All India Federation of Tax PractitionersExtend due date of Filing ITR & Tax Audit Reports for F.Y 2018-19: AIFTP
16.09.2019The Chamber of Tax ConsultantsExtension of due date for filing ITR and tax audit reports for AY 2019-20
16.09.2019Tax Bar Association, JodhpurExtend due date for filing Tax Audit reports and ITR to 30 November 2019
17.09.2019District Taxation Bar Association (Direct Taxes), LudhianaExtend last date to file ITR & Tax Audit Reports to 15.11.2019
16.09.2019Western Maharashtra Tax Practitioners’ AssociationExtend due date for filling tax audit reports & Income tax returns for A.Y. 2019-20
19.09.2019The Punjab Accountants AssociationExtend due date for filing audited Income tax reports / Returns till 30th November

You May Also Refer :

Due date of GST Returns in Flood affected States should be extended

Extension of due date for filing of GSTR -9, 9A and 9C for F.Y. 2017-18

Extension of Due Dates for filing Annual GST Returns

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