Prayer of the petitioner is for extension of time limit for filing of the above forms till 31st December, 2020
Extension of due dates for filing GSTR9 and 9C –The petitioner the Confederation of GST Professionals and Industries, primarily comprising of CAs and GST Professionals prayed for a direction to the Respondents to allow/extend the time limit for submitting Forms GSTR-9 and 9C for the Financial Year 2018-19 upto 31st December, 2020. They contended that the 39th GST Council meeting held on 14th March, 2020 found that utility for filing of the above forms pertaining to annual return and reconciliation statement were not made available till 29th February, 2020 and recommended for extension of date of filing of above forms till 30th June, 2020. Further extension was done upto 30.10.2020 due to Covid-19. The Petitioner submitted that utility is still not available for the CAs and GST Practitioners to avail off and prayed for extension of time limit for filing of the above forms till 31st December, 2020.
Held that:- The Hon’ble High Court listed the matter for 27.10.2020.