July GSTR 2 Due Date

July GSTR 2 & GSTR 3 Due Date Extended

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July GSTR 2 & GSTR 3 Due Date Extended

The due date for GSTR 2 return for the month of July 2017 has been extended today till 30th November 2017. The due date for filing GSTR 3 return of July 2017 has also been extended until 11th December 2017. The announcement was recently made by the Hon’ble Finance Minister on 30th October 2017. The extension will ease the compliance burden for millions of small businesses across the country.

GSTR 2 Due Date Extension

GSTR 3 Due Date Extension

Government Notification

The Government notification for the extension of GSTR 2 and GSTR 3 due dates for the month of July is attached below:

Government Notification GSTR 2 and GSTR 3 Due Date Extension

The Press Information Bureau release a press release about the extension on the 30th October as follows:


Press Information Bureau 
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
30-October-2017 16:07 IST

Government extends last date of filing of GSTR-2 for July, 2017 to 30th November, 2017; 

The last date for filing of GSTR-3 for the month of July, 2017 extended to 11th December, 2017 

The last date for filing of GSTR-2 for the month of July, 2017 is 31st October, 2017. The competent authority has approved the extension of filing of GSTR-2 for July, 2017 to 30th November, 2017, for facilitation of businesses and all taxpayers.

The last date for filing of GSTR-3 for the month of July, 2017 also stands extended to 11th December, 2017 (the deadline was 10th November, 2017).

A Notification in this regard is being issued very shortly. This will facilitate about 30.81 lakh taxpayers for filing GSTR-2 for the month of July, 2017.

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What is the due date for GSTR 2 return?

Due date for filing GSTR 2 return for July is 30th November 2017. The GSTR 2 due date for other months are yet to be announced.

What is the due date for GSTR 3 return?

Due date for filing GSTR 3 return for July is 11th December 2017. The GSTR 3 due date for other months are yet to be announced.

Who should file GSTR 2 Return?

GSTR 2 return for the month of July must be filed by all persons having GST Registration from the month of July 2017, irrespective of the turnover.

How to file GSTR 2 Return?

GSTR 2 return can be filed online through the GST Portal or LEDGERS GST Software. You can read our detailed guide to filing GSTR 2 return.

GSTR 2 Return Guide

What is GSTR 2A?

GSTR-2A is auto-drafted for all taxpayers having GST registration based on the GSTR-1 return filed by all other taxpayers. For, instance, if a business named Computer Systems had sold Rs.1 lakh worth of computer to a business named Excellent Education, then the details of the transaction would be filed by Computer Systems in GSTR1 and the details would be shown to Excellent Education in GSTR-2A. GSTR 2A need not be filed and its only a return through which the Government provides information to the taxpayer. Hence, there is no due date for GSTR 2A return.

What details are required to file GSTR 2 return?

GSTR 2 return can be filed easily, as a majority of the information is auto-populated by the GST Portal itself in GSTR 2A return. Hence, the taxpayer must log in to the GST Portal and verify/reconcile each of the invoices mentioned on the GSTR 2A return to prepare GSTR 2 filing. In case any invoices are missing, the same can be added by the taxpayer also.

In case you need assistance with GST return filing, get in touch with an IndiaFilings Advisor or contact the GST Helpline.

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