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June 2, 2021

Allahabad HC orders to File fresh representation before GST authorities to rectify GSTR1 mistakes

by Mahesh Mara in GST, Legal Court Judgement

Allahabad HC orders to File fresh representation before GST authorities to rectify GSTR1 mistakes

Fact of the case

The petitioner is that certain mistakes have crept in at the time of filing the GSTR-1 in Form B2B, due to which the invoice had been reflected in column B2Chf though the petitioner had paid all taxes as and when they were due. Submission, thus, is that the correction in the form uploaded by the petitioner while filing return in GSTR-1 can be corrected at the ends of the respondents. A representation in this regard had been made on 16.9.2020 but no action has been taken as yet.

Observation of the Court

Sri Dhananjay Awasthi learned counsel for the respondent nos.2 and 3, on the other hand, submits that the representation moved by the petitioner is addressed to the Nodal Officer, State GST authorities who is not competent to make any correction. As far as the State authorities are concerned, they can only forward the return filed by the petitioner to the Central Authority.

It is further submitted that the grievances of the petitioner, if any, can be met by the Commissioner, CGST & Central Excise Jhansi Division, Jhansi who has not been approached so far.

Learned counsel for the petitioner, at this stage, states that the petitioner may file a fresh representation before the Commissioner, CGST and Central Excise Jhansi Division Jhansi with the appropriate prayer.

In view of the above submissions, without entering into the merits of the claim of the petitioner, the present petition is being disposed of with a direction that the petitioner may file a fresh representation raising all his grievances before the competent authority which according to Sri Dhananjay Awasthi learned Advocate is Commissioner, CGST & Central Excise Jhansi Division, Jhansi.

It is provided that, in case, the petitioner approaches the competent authority along with a copy of this order within a period two weeks from today, the competent authority shall be under obligation to do the needful in accordance with law within a further period of four weeks. Intimation with regard to the decision on such application moved by the petitioner shall duly be given by the said authority.

Conclusion

The court hence disposed the petition in favour of the applicant and directed that in case, the petitioner approaches the competent authority along with a copy of this order within a period two weeks from today, the competent authority shall be under obligation to do the needful in accordance with law within a further period of four weeks, the court-order

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