The Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association has written a representation letter to the Finance Minister seeking an extension in the due date for furnishing GSTR 9 and 9C for FY 19-20 to 31st May 2021. Read the official announcement below:
Date: 24th February, 2021
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
Hon’ble Chairperson, GST Council
15, Safdarjung Road
New Delhi – 110001
SUBJECT: REPRESENTATION SEEKING EXTENSION OF DUE DATE FOR FURNISHING GSTR9C FOR 2019-20
The Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association (R) (in short ‘KSCAA’) is an Association of Chartered Accountants, registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, in the year 1957. KSCAA is primarily formed for the welfare of Chartered Accountants and represents before various regulatory authorities to resolve the problems / hardships faced by Chartered Accountants and business community.
We applaud concerted continuous efforts of GST council in the pursuit of bringing ease in the GST compliance burden of taxpayers ever since COVID-19 Pandemic broke out in March 2020. The various relaxations provided by Government on the recommendation of GST Council include extension in the due dates of regular compliances, waiver / reduced interest and late return filing fees, extension of time for appeal, etc. are well received and appreciated by the taxpayers. We convey our sincere gratitude to your good selves for taking such bold and proactive steps appreciating the plight of taxpayers.