Govt mulls extending April GST payment deadline; asks Infosys to fix glitch on portal | India Business News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As taxpayers face technical glitch on the GST portal, the federal government on Tuesday stated it’s contemplating extending the April tax fee deadline and has directed Infosys for early decision of the issue.
The Central Board of Oblique Taxes and Customs (CBIC) stated a technical glitch has been reported by Infosys in technology of April 2022 GSTR-2B and auto-population of GSTR-3B on portal.
“Infosys has been directed by Govt for early decision. Technical crew is working to offer GSTR-2B & right auto-populated GSTR-3B on the earliest,” the CBIC tweeted.
GSTR-2B is an auto-drafted Enter Tax credit score (ITC) assertion which is out there to each GST registered entities primarily based on the data furnished by their suppliers of their respective gross sales return type GSTR-1.
GSTR-2B assertion is normally made accessible to companies on the twelfth day of succeeding month, primarily based on which they will declare ITC whereas paying taxes and submitting GSTR-3B.
GSTR-3B is filed in staggered method between twentieth, twenty second and twenty fourth of each month for various classes of tax payers.
“Contemplating the difficulties confronted by taxpayers in submitting their GSTR-3B for the month of April 2022, a proposal to increase the due date of submitting GSTR-3B for April 2022 is beneath energetic consideration,” the CBIC tweeted.
On Sunday, GST Network, which gives the expertise spine for Items and Providers Tax, had issued an advisory saying that in just a few instances, sure information will not be mirrored within the GSTR-2B assertion for the interval of April 2022 and requested taxpayers to file GSTR-3B return on self-assessment foundation.
“The technical crew is working to resolve this problem for the impacted taxpayers and generate contemporary GSTR-2B on the earliest. Within the interim, affected taxpayers interested by submitting GSTR-3B are requested to file the return on self-assessment foundation utilizing GSTR-2A,” the GSTN had stated.
GSTR-2A is a system generated assertion of inward provides.
In 2015, Infosys was awarded a Rs 1,380 crore contract to construct and preserve the GST system.
AMRG & Associates Senior Associate Rajat Mohan stated “technical glitches on the portal would derail the tax filings for thousands and thousands of taxpayers within the present month. For the good thing about all the companies, the federal government should both lengthen the timelines for tax filings or waive the late charges payable on delayed filings”.

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