NOTIFICATION NO-35/2020-Central Tax ,dt. 03-04-2020 Seeks to extend due date of compliance which falls during the period from “20.03.2020 to 29.06.2020” till 30.06.2020 and to extend validity of e-way bills.

[To be published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section(i)]

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs
Notification No. 35/2020 – Central Tax

New Delhi, the 3rd April, 2020

G.S.R…..(E).– In exercise of the powers conferred by section 168A of the Central Goods andServices Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereafter in this notification referred to as the said Act),read with section 20 of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (13 of 2017), andsection 21 of Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (14 of 2017), in view of thespread of pandemic COVID-19 across many countries of the world including India, the
Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby notifies, as under,-

(i) where, any time limit for completion or compliance of any action, by any authority or byany person, has been specified in, or prescribed or notified under the said Act, which fallsduring the period from the 20th day of March, 2020 to the 29th day of June, 2020, and wherecompletion or compliance of such action has not been made within such time, then, the timelimit for completion or compliance of such action, shall be extended upto the 30th day of June,
2020, including for the purposes of–

(a) completion of any proceeding or passing of any order or issuance of any notice,intimation, notification, sanction or approval or such other action, by whatever namecalled, by any authority, commission or tribunal, by whatever name called, under theprovisions of the Acts stated above; or

(b) filing of any appeal, reply or application or furnishing of any report, document, return,statement or such other record, by whatever name called, under the provisions of theActs stated above;but, such extension of time shall not be applicable for the compliances of the provisions ofthe said Act, as mentioned below –

(a) Chapter IV;
(b) sub-section (3) of section 10, sections 25, 27, 31, 37, 47, 50, 69, 90, 122, 129;
(c) section 39, except sub-section (3), (4) and (5);
(d) section 68, in so far as e-way bill is concerned; and
(e) rules made under the provisions specified at clause (a) to (d) above;

(ii) where an e-way bill has been generated under rule 138 of the Central Goods and ServicesTax Rules, 2017 and its period of validity expires during the period 20th day of March, 2020to 15th day of April, 2020, the validity period of such e-way bill shall be deemed to have beenextended till the 30th day of April, 2020.

2. This notification shall come into force with effect from the 20th day of March, 2020.

[F. No. CBEC-20/06/04/2020-GST]

                 (Pramod Kumar)
Director, Government of India


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