India – Central Government further extends due dates for compliance, procedures and applications as a relief measure in view of COVID-19 pandemic

The Ministry of Law and Justice issued the Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020 (Ordinance) to introduce relief measures like extension of time limit for filing appeals, passing of order, issuance of notice etc considering the COVID-19 pandemic.

Giving effect to the relief measures introduced by the Ordinance, the Central Government issued several notifications and the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs issued a circular in April 2020.

Recently, the Central Government has issued Notifications on 27 June 2020 to further extend the deadlines for various compliances, procedures and applications under the Central Goods and Service Tax Act, 2017 (CGST Act). The below table summarises the extended deadlines.

For further details please refer to our News flash dated 2 April 2020.
For further details please refer to our News flash dated 6 April 2020.
Notification Nos. 55/2020- Central Tax dated 27 June 2020, 56/2020- Central Tax dated 27 June 2020 and GSR 418E dated 27 June 2020.

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