Allahabad HC Dismisses Petitions Challenging Extension Of Time Limit For Filing GST Return

Allahabad HC Dismisses Petitions Difficult Extension Of Time Restrict For Submitting GST Return

The time restrict for submitting GST returns was prolonged in 2020 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

Allahabad High Court, GST Return, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, COVID-19 pandemic

Prayagraj: A bunch of petitions difficult central and state authorities orders extending the closing dates for submitting the GST return for the monetary 12 months 2017-18 and its scrutiny and audit by the tax officers has been dismissed by the Allahabad Excessive Court docket.

The deadline for submitting GST returns was prolonged in 2020 owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A panel consisting of Justices SD Singh and Donadi Ramesh, which delivered the decision on a number of petitions filed by M/s Graziano Transmission amongst others, dominated that the federal government possesses the authority to extend the time restrict.

“The facility to challenge the impugned notifications existed. It’s undisputed.

“In view of our dialogue, that energy was exercised each throughout the confines of the legislative circumstances and occasioned by circumstances confronted by the legislature,” the court docket stated.

It’s said that no extreme extension of time has been granted.

“The extent to which the ability might have been exercised i.e. the size of time extension granted would additionally stay exterior the scope of judicial evaluate. Suffice to notice, no extreme extension of time is seen to have been granted,” the bench stated.

The court docket’s order, dated Could 31, said that primarily based on the information, the deadline was prolonged as a result of COVID-19, and there was a deliberate determination to extend the interval for submitting GST returns and their examination by tax authorities.

(With PTI inputs)

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