Government of Maharashtra introduces Maharashtra Settlement of Arrears of Tax, Interest, Penalty or Late Fee Act, 2019.
Government of Maharashtra has issued Removal of Difficulty Order to provide an additional time to submit an application electronically for settlement of arrears and also for making payment in accordance with phase 1.
Key points of the Order are:
- For the taxpayers who are filing an application in Phase 1,the last date for submission of an application shall be on 14th August, 2019 instead of 31st July, 2019 only in respect of the identified taxpayers who have made the payment of the requisite amount as mentioned in the application for the purpose of settlement of arrears on or before the 31st July 2019, but have failed to submit such application on 31stJuly 2019.
- For the taxpayers who are making payment and filing an application in Phase 1, the payment of the requisite amount as given in Section 10 read with Annexure-A (Arrears of tax and other dues for the period on or before 31st March, 2010) or Annexure-B (Arrears of tax and other dues for the period commencing on or after the 1st April, 2010 and ending before 30th June, 2017) appended to the Settlement Act shall be9th August 2019 , only in respect of the identified taxpayers who on the 31st July, 2019 have attempted to make the payment for the purpose of settlement of arrears but the said payment remained unsuccessful, and the date for submission of application in respect of these taxpayers shall be the 14th August 2019 instead of 31st July, 2019.
For further details, please refer the attached document.
Source : Government of Maharashtra