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Cyclone Fani: Deadline for filing April GST sales returns extended by a month for 14 districts in Odisha

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for filing summary sales return for April in 14 districts of Odisha affected by cyclone Fani by a month till 20 June.

Similarly, the due date for filing final sales return or GSTR-1 for April for taxpayers having aggregate turnover more than Rs 1.5 crore too has been extended by a month till 10 June.

 Cyclone Fani: Deadline for filing April GST sales returns extended by a month for 14 districts in Odisha

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In two separate notifications, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) said that these extended deadlines for filing April returns would be for registered taxpayers whose principal place of business is in the districts of Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Keonjhar, Khordha, Mayurbhanj, Nayagarh and Puri in the state of Odisha.

The due date for filing summary sales return GSTR-3B and GSTR-1 for April was earlier notified as 20 May and 11 May, respectively.

However, the CBIC notification extends this deadline of GSTR-3B and GSTR-1 for the specified 14 districts in Odisha to 20 June and 10 June, respectively.

Odisha was hit by "extremely severe" cyclonic storm Fani earlier this month, which has left 64 dead and at least 241 people injured in the state.

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Updated Date: May 13, 2019 14:17:57 IST