The Chief Minister said the due dates of filing the returns for the month of July, August, September, October, November 2017 were extended. The fees for late filing of the returns for the month of July, August, September, 2017 are waived.
Similarly, the late fee amount has been reduced to nominal value of Rs 20 and 50 instead of Rs 200. Returns in Form GSTR 2 and GSTR -3 are been suspended till 31st March 2018.
Since, the reverse charge concept was new to the trader community, the same is suspended till March 31, 2018. TDS section is also not enacted. The trained department officials are available at every Ward office to assist the taxpayer in complying with the provisions of the Act.
Apart from this, to solve the queries of the business community, the Department undertook extensive public outreach campaign by holding awareness camps, meetings with the Trade & Industry, Tax Practitioners, Chartered Accountants and other Stake Holders.
Three rounds of GST Trade awareness were completed by holding workshops at each taluka for delivering lectures and open question and answer sessions.