Last Date for Filing GSTR-2, GSTR-3 Extended by a Month
The government on Monday extended the due date by a month for filing of July GSTR-2 to November 30 and GSTR-3 to December 11. GSTR-2, or purchase returns, have to be matched with GSTR-1 which is the sales return. The original due date for filing GSTR-2 was October 31 while the last date for filing GSTR-3, which is a matching form of GSTR-1 and 2, was November 11. The last date for filing of GSTR-1 for July was October 1. Over 46.54 lakh businesses had filed July GSTR-1 returns. The extension will facilitate about 30.81 lakh taxpayers for filing GSTR-2 for the month of July, 2017, the finance ministry said in a statement.