GSTR-5 Return Due Date Extended

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GSTR-5 Return Due Date Extended

GSTR-5 return due date for the period of July to December 2017 has recently been extended upto 31st January 2018. Prior to this extension, GSTR-5 return for the period starting from July, 2017 until December, 2017 was due on the 11th of December, 2017. GSTR-5 return must be filed non-resident taxable persons having GST registration. The GST notification pertaining to GSTR-5 due date extension reproduced below for your reference. In case you need assistance obtaining GST registration for a Foreign Company or need help with GST return filing, get in touch with an IndiaFilings Advisor.

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[To be published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i)]

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)
[Central Board of Excise and Customs]

Notification No.68/2017 – Central Tax

New Delhi, the 21st December, 2017

G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (6) of section 39 read with section 168 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereinafter referred to as the said Act) and in supersession of notification No. 60/2017-Central Tax, dated
the 15th November, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 1416 (E), dated the 15th November, 2017, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Commissioner hereby extends the time limit for furnishing the return by a non-resident taxable person, in FORM GSTR-5, under sub-section (5) of section 39 of the said Act read with rule 63 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 for the months of July, 2017, August, 2017, September, 2017, October, 2017, November, 2017 and December, 2017 till the 31st day of January, 2018.

[F. No. 349/58/2017-GST(Pt.)]

(Gunjan Kumar Verma)
Under Secretary to the Government of India


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