The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) together with tax officers have determined to persuade 25,000 taxpayers, who’ve defaulted to file their GSTR-3B returns by the November 20 due date for the month of October, to file the identical.
Tax officers have been directed to comply with up personally with these defaulting taxpayers in order that their GSTR-3B returns due for October get filed by Nov 30.
These 25,000 taxpayers, who haven’t but filed their returns, had been recognized on the idea of final month’s statistics, stated sources within the Department of Revenue on the situation of anonymity, after a high-level assessment assembly of the officers.
According to sources, within the assessment assembly, it was highlighted that about 25,000 high taxpayers of the final month haven’t but filed their returns this month. Also, that to date this month, about 80 lakh GSTR-3B returns have been filed. It was additionally determined on the assembly that each one such taxpayers who haven’t but filed their returns shall be despatched SMS and e-mail communications and the GST registration cancellation course of can be began for about 5.43 lakh taxpayers who haven’t filed their returns for the final six or extra months.
Sources stated the GSTN has additionally been directed to ship 1 lakh SMS and e-mail reminders per day to the taxpayers, notably to the defaulting taxpayers, to file the returns in due time.
As per GST guidelines, for the provides made within the month of October, the GSTR-3B returns had been anticipated to be filed in a staggered method by November 20, 22 and 24. Those having turnover of above Rs 5 crore yearly are anticipated to file their GSTR-3B returns by November 20. However, these recognized 25,000 taxpayers are but to file their returns as on Saturday.
It might be recalled that within the month of September and October, the GST assortment was Rs 95,480 crore and Rs 105,155 crore, respectively.
Meanwhile, in its nationwide drive launched within the second week of November in opposition to pretend GST bill frauds, the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) and the CGST Commissionerates have to date arrested 85 individuals for availing or passing on ineligible enter tax credit score (ITC) fraudulently and have booked 981 circumstances in opposition to greater than 3119 pretend GSTIN entities recognized throughout the nation.