Waiver of interest and late fee for normal taxpayers (filing return on monthly or quarterly basis) and composition taxpayers (Part1)

Waiver of interest and late fee for normal taxpayers (filing return on monthly or quarterly basis) and composition taxpayers (Part1)

05/06/2021

Government has granted waiver from payment of interest and/or late fee to normal (Monthly / Qtrly) & composition taxpayers for the tax periods of March, April & May, 2021, vide Notn. Nos. 18/2021 & 19/2021, both dtd. 1st June, 2021. The details are summarized below:

  1. Relaxation to normal taxpayers in filing of monthly return in Form GSTR-3B
    Sl.No.
    Tax Period
    Class of taxpayer
    (Based on AATO)
    Due date of filing
    Reduced Rate of Interest
    Waiver of late fee till
    First 15 days from due date
    Next 45 days
    From 61st day onwards
    1
    March, 2021
    > Rs. 5 Cr.
    20th April
    9%
    18%
    18%
    5th May, 2021
    Up to Rs. 5 Cr
    20th April
    Nil
    9%
    18%
    19th June, 2021
    Sl.No.
    Tax Period
    Class of taxpayer
    (Based on AATO)
    Due date of filing
    Reduced Rate of Interest
    Waiver of late fee till
    First 15 days from due date
    Next 30 days
    From 46th day onwards
    1
    April, 2021
    > Rs. 5 Cr.
    20th May
    9%
    18%
    18%
    4th June, 2021
    Up to Rs. 5 Cr
    20th May
    Nil
    9%
    18%
    4th July, 2021
    Sl.No.
    Tax Period
    Class of taxpayer
    (Based on AATO)
    Due date of filing
    Reduced Rate of Interest
    Waiver of late fee till
    First 15 days from due date
    Next 15 days
    From 31st day onwards
    1
    May, 2021
    > Rs. 5 Cr.
    20th June
    9%
    18%
    18%
    5th July, 2021
    Up to Rs. 5 Cr
    20th June
    Nil
    9%
    18%
    20th July, 2021

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