CBIC further extends Due Date for Filing Form GST TRAN-1 upto 31 March, 2020
CBIC has notified that last date for submission of declaration in Form GST TRAN-1 has been further extended upto 31 March 2020, under CGST Rule 117(1A), in certain cases recommended by GST Council, i.e. where registered persons could not submit GST TRAN-1 as per earlier deadline due to technical issues at GST Portal.
Form TRAN-1 should be filed by every person having ITC on closing stock and migrated to GST form VAT, Service Tax, or Central Excise. The balance of closing stock held by a business as on 1st July 2017 has to be disclosed in TRAN-1 to claim ITC on the old stock in the GST regime.
However, those registering under GST as composition dealer cannot file TRAN-1