Time Limit for extending various compliances under GST Act Extended

Time Limit for extending various compliances under GST Act Extended

Deepak Gupta | May 2, 2021 | Views 2209197

Time Limit for extending various compliances under GST Act Extended

Time Limit for extending various compliances under GST Act Extended

NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 1st May 2021
No. 14/2021 – Central Tax

G.S.R. 310(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 168A of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereafter in this notification referred to as the said Act), read with section 20 of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (13 of 2017), and section 21 of Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (14 of 2017), in view of the spread of pandemic COVID-19 across many parts of India, the Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby notifies, as under,-

(i) where, any time limit for completion or compliance of any action, by any authority or by any person, has been specified in, or prescribed or notified under the said Act, which falls during the period from the 15th day of April, 2021 to the 30th day of May, 2021, and where completion or compliance of such action has not been made within such time, then, the time limit for completion or compliance of such action, shall be extended upto the 31st day of May, 2021, including for the purposes of–

(a) completion of any proceeding or passing of any order or issuance of any notice, intimation, notification, sanction or approval or such other action, by whatever name called, by any authority, commission or tribunal, by whatever name called, under the provisions of the Acts stated above; or

(b) filing of any appeal, reply or application or furnishing of any report, document, return, statement or such other record, by whatever name called, under the provisions of the Acts stated above;

but, such extension of time shall not be applicable for the compliances of the following provisions of the said Act, namely: –

(a) Chapter IV;
(b) sub-section (3) of section 10, sections 25, 27, 31, 37, 47, 50, 69, 90, 122, 129;
(c) section 39, except sub-section (3), (4) and (5);
(d) section 68, in so far as e-way bill is concerned; and
(e) rules made under the provisions specified at clause (a) to (d) above :

Provided that where, any time limit for completion of any action, by any authority or by any person, specified in, or prescribed or notified under rule 9 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, falls during the period from the 1st day of May, 2021 to the 31st day of May, 2021, and where completion of such action has not been made within such time, then, the time limit for completion of such action, shall be extended upto the 15th day of June, 2021;

(ii) in cases where a notice has been issued for rejection of refund claim, in full or in part and where the time limit for issuance of order in terms of the provisions of sub-section (5), read with sub-section (7) of section 54 of the said Act falls during the period from the 15th day of April, 2021 to the 30th day of May, 2021, in such cases the time limit for issuance of the said order shall be extended to fifteen days after the receipt of reply to the notice from the registered person or the 31st day of May, 2021, whichever is later.

2. This notification shall come into force with effect from the 15th day of April, 2021.

[F. No. CBEC-20/06/08/2020-GST]
RAJEEV RANJAN, Under Secy.

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