Annual Returns for FY 2017-18 27/12/2019

Updated version of the Offline tool of GSTR-9C (Version 1.5) was made available on the portal on 24-12-2019. A minor issue has come to notice in auditor`s certificate issued in Part-B(ii) . The issue will be fixed shortly. In the meantime, where Part-B(ii) of the certificate is not applicable i.e. auditor preparing GSTR-9C has also conducted audit of the business and same number is applicable, they may continue with statement preparation and filing.

Annual Returns for FY 2017-18 28/11/2019

Government has made some changes in the forms of Annual Return (GSTR-9) and the Reconciliation Statement (GSTR-9C) vide Notification No. 56/2019 dated 14.11.2019.

These changes do not impact the current tools required for preparation and filing of GSTR-9 and GSTR-9A for the financial year 2017-18. For GSTR-9C, some changes are required in the offline tool and online which is under development and is likely to made available by 21st December, 2019.