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All about GST Compliance Calendar

  • Posted By SuperCA
  • On 19 August

All about GST Compliance Calendar


GST due dates are very important for every taxpayer not only for sake of filing GST returns and prescribed forms under the GST law timely, but also to avoid incurring any interest or late fee.

It is also important for the businesses and entrepreneurs to stay compliant with various compliance throughout the year. Every month is significant, as far as GST compliance is concerned. There are various tax and statutory compliance that includes the due dates relating to GST return filings falls in the month of August 2021.


Regular compliances and procedures are required to be followed by those coming under its ambit. In all those, the return related compliance is one of the most important things in compliance under the GST. The GST registered dealer has to file a statement of the transactions of the business i.e. returns on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis.


Various due dates for the GST Returns in the Month of August 2021


 Due date






July 2021

➤ To be filed by  registered taxpayers, who according to the GST ruling have to deduct tax at source.

➤ It consists of details of deducted TDS, TDS liability payable and paid and TDS refund claimed.



July 2021

➤GSTR-8 return is filed by GST registered e-commerce operators who are required to deduct TCS under GST



July 2021

➤ Return to be furnished for reporting details of all outward supplies of goods and services made.

➤ For Taxpayers who have an aggregate turnover of more than Rs. 1.50 Crores or who has not opted for the QRMP scheme.



July 2021

➤ For taxpayers who opted for QRMP scheme (Optional)



July 2021

➤ It is a monthly input service distributor return which contains input tax credit information, acquired and distributed by the ISD.


GSTR 5 & 5A

July 2021

➤ For Non-Resident Taxpayers

➤ Contains all details of all outward/inward supplies, the period of return,credit or debit notes, cash ledger claim refunds, closing stock of goods, goods and services imported and any amendments in imports for preceding tax periods.




July 2021

➤ It is a monthly self-declaration to be filed, for furnishing summarized details of all outward supplies made, input tax credit claimed, tax liability ascertained and taxes paid. It is filed by all taxpayers registered under GST.


GST Challan (PMT 6)

For all Quarterly filers

➤ GST Challan Payment if no sufficient for May (Who has opted to file return under QRMP Scheme)

➤ PMT-06 is a challan used in order to make payment of tax, interest, late fee and penalty under the GST law.


GST Amnesty Scheme

July 2017 to April 2021

➤ End date for the new GST Amnesty scheme for filing GSTR 3B without any additional fees



Once you follow all the GST compliance checklist, you will be able to conduct the business smoothly without any issues and concerns. GST laws will not just reform your taxation but affect almost every aspect of your business operations. As a registered person, it is important to understand GST, its implications, and to adopt a robust system that will help alleviate GST compliance worries.


As far as compliances are concerned, August 2021 is a crucial month for the due dates for various compliances, not only under the Goods and Service Tax but also for Income Tax Act, Companies and LLP Act. Taxpayers should ensure the filing of above mentioned forms on or before the due dates in order to save themselves from hefty penalties.