The due date of filing GSTR-9 viz. Annual Return and GSTR-9C viz. Reconciliation statement has been extended for F.Y. 2017-18 to 31-DEC-2019 and for F.Y. 2018-19 to 31-MAR-2020.
Government has also simplified these forms by marking various fields as “optional” which were “compulsory” in the earlier model making it difficult for the applicant.
The above changes in GSTR-9 & 9C were made by CBIC by way of notification on 14th November, 2019. Click on the link for the notification by CBIC.