Exemption from payment of late fee for late filling of Maharashtra VAT return.
Commissioner of Sales Tax, Government of Maharashtra via Trade Circular No. 9T of 2017 has decided that due to some technical difficulties many dealers could not upload monthly returns and quarterly returns for 2016-17 as applicable to them. Hence the department has specified the last date to upload return for the periods mentioned in the Table below.
The whole of the late fees payable by any dealer, who files return of any month or quarter for 2016-17 shall also be exempted if such returns are filed on or before the revised date mentioned in the Table below.
|The Schedule for Filling Return|
|Return Type For the Period||Start Date||Last Date for Uploading|
|Monthly Return for the period April 16 to February 17||–||10th April,2017|
|Monthly Return for the period March -2017||1st April 2017||30th April, 2017|
|Quarterly Return for the period April 16 to June 16 and July 16 to September 16.||10th April, 2017|
|Quarterly Return for the period Oct 16 to Dec 16||1st April 2017||21st April, 2017|
|Quarterly Return for the period Jan 17 to Mar 17||11th April, 2017||10th May, 2017|
For any assistance in respect of return filling the dealers are requested to contact Nodal officer or the Help Desk.
Source : Department Of Sales Tax- Maharashtra