UPVAT Annual Return Due date extension FY 2015-16 to 31-01-2017 for filing Form 52 52A 52B in view of GSTN data transfer and training.
As per Circular No. 3344/1617054 Commercial Tax UP, the due date for filing Annual Return/Form No. 52, 52A, 52B has been extended from 31st December, 2016 to 31st January, 2017.
The circular states that various Lawyer’s Organisations and different Industry organaisations have represented that the due date for filing Annual Return for FY 2015-16 is 31st Dec, 2016, However due to GSTN data Transfer and GST Training and the resultant occupation of the traders and their consultants , the Annual Returns (Form 52, 52A and 52B) can not be filed in the said time limit.
As per the circular, even the Zone officers have reported that till date as expected, Annual Returns have not been filed. For this reasons, the officials have also requested to extend the due date.
Exercising the powers under UP-VAT Rules, 2008, the due date for filing Annual Returns (Forms 52, 52A and 52B) from FY 2015-16 has been fixed as 31st January, 2017.
The circular categorically states that the due date shall not be extended any further.
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