What is GSTR 9 & GSTR 9A
GSTR 9 is an annual return to be filed once in a year by the registered taxpayers under GST and composition taxpayers required to file GSTR9A. It consists of details regarding the supplies made and received during the year under different tax heads i.e. CGST, SGST, and IGST. It consolidates the information furnished in the monthly/quarterly returns during the year.
GSTR-9 shall be filed on or before 31st December of the subsequent fiscal year. For instance, for FY 2017-18, the due date for filing GSTR 9 is 31-12-2018.
Late fees for not filing the GSTR 9 within the due date is Rs. 100 per day per act up to a maximum of an amount calculated at a quarter percent of the taxpayer turnover in the state or union territory. Thus it is Rs 100 under CGST & 100 under SGST, the total penalty is Rs 200 per day of default. There is no late fee on IGST.