March, 2021 – Issue No. I


Due date for furnishing of Annual Returns GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C for financial year 2019-20 extended to March 31, 2021.

CBIC notifies class of persons who shall be exempted from aadhar authentication.

CBIC issues clarification on Dynamic Quick Response (QR) Code on B2C invoices.

Deadline for filing declaration under ‘Vivad Se Vishwas’ scheme extended till 31.03.2021; payment without additional interest extended till 30.04.2021.

Anti-dumping duty on imports of “Glazed/Unglazed Porcelain/Vitrified tiles in polished or unpolished finish with less than 3% water absorption” from China PR extended upto 28.06.2021

Anti-Dumping duty on Melamine imported from China PR extended upto 31.03.2021.

Setting up of Inland Container Depots (ICDs), Container Freight Stations (CFSs) and Air Freight Stations (AFSs) – time schedule released for submission and processing of applications.

Clarification issued regarding payment of Agriculture Infrastructure and Development Cess (AIDC) by EOU under various situations.


Issuance of Preferential Certificate of Origin (CoO) for India’s Exports under India-Mercosur PTA and India-Thailand EHS – submission of application and issuance of certificate to be online w.e.f 25th February 2021.


MCA & CBIC sign MoU for exchange of data.

MCA advises investors to verify status of Nidhi companies before investment.


The Major Port Authorities Act received the assent of the President on 17.02.2021.

The Indian Tax Advisors