Central Tax Notifications

Title Seeks to make filing of annual return under section 44 (1) of CGST Act for F.Y. 2017-18 and 2018-19
Number 47/2019
Date 09-10-2019
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In plain English, Annual Return GSTR-9A is waived for all Composition Tax payers. Annual Return GSTR-9 is waived for Regular Tax payers with annual aggregate turnover below two crore rupees.

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 148 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereinafter referred to as the said Act), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby notifies those registered persons whose aggregate turnover in a financial year does not exceed two crore rupees and who have not furnished the annual return under sub-section (1) of section 44 of the said Act read with sub-rule (1) of rule 80 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules) before the due date, as the class of registered persons who shall, in respect of financial years 2017-18 and 2018-19, follow the special procedure such that the said persons shall have the option to furnish the annual return under sub-section (1) of section 44 of the said Act read with sub-rule (1) of rule 80 of the said rules:

Provided that the said return shall be deemed to be furnished on the due date if it has not been furnished before the due date.