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India first GST filing delay

  • Jun 24, 2017 | Richard Asquith

India first GST filing delay

India’s GST Council has confirmed that the deadline for the first returns under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime is to be delayed by one month.

The new regime launches 1 July 2017, and will replace a complex systems of overlapping indirect taxes. Tax payers will have to submit 3 returns per month. Under the relaxed, temporary reporting deadlines, instead of July transaction filings being due by 10th August, the sales invoice reporting will be postponed to 10th September. Purchase invoice reporting is due by the 15th of the corresponding months.


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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: richard.asquith@avalara.com. He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.