Central Tax Notifications

CGST Notification 20/2021

TitleSeeks to rationalize late fee for delay in furnishing of the statement of outward supplies in FORM GSTR-1.
Number20/2021
Date01-06-2021
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In exercise of the powers conferred by section 128 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017 (hereafter in this notification referred to as the said Act), the Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 4/2018– Central Tax, dated the 23rd January, 2018, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Subsection (i) vide number G.S.R. 53(E), dated the 23rd January, 2018, namely: —

In the said notification, after the fourth proviso, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely: —

“Provided also that the total amount of late fee payable under section 47 of the said Act for the tax period June, 2021 onwards or quarter ending June, 2021 onward, as the case may be, shall stand waived which is in excess of an amount as specified in column (3) of the Table given below, for the class of registered persons mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (2) of the said Table, who fail to furnish the details of outward supplies in FORM GSTR-1 by the due date, namely: —

S. No.Class of registered personsAmount
1Registered persons who have nil outward supplies in the tax periodTwo hundred and fifty rupees
2Registered persons having an aggregate turnover of up to rupees 1.5 crores in the preceding financial year, other than those covered under S. No. 1One thousand rupees
2Registered persons having an aggregate turnover of more than rupees 1.5 crores and up to rupees 5 crores in the preceding financial year, other than those covered under S. No. 1Two thousand and five hundred rupees