A worker holds his goods and services tax (GST) papers in his store at a wholesale market in the Old Delhi area of Delhi, India. (Photographer: Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg)

Deadline To File Final GST Returns Extended Till Jan. 10

The government has extended the last date for Goods and Services Tax filing of final sales return by 10 days, sources said.

Businesses with turnover of up to Rs 1.5 crore will have to file GSTR-1 for July-September by Jan. 10 as against Dec. 31 earlier. For businesses with turnover of more than Rs 1.5 crore GSTR-1 has to be filed for the period July-November by Jan. 10.

Earlier these businesses were required to file GSTR-1 return for July-October by December 31 and that for November by January 10. For the month of December, GSTR-1 is to be filed by Feb. 10 and for subsequent months, it would be tenth day of the succeeding month.

The GST Council had in November allowed businesses with turnover of up to Rs 1.5 crore to file final returns GSTR-1 quarterly.