According to the Bihar Deputy Chief Minister, Sushil Modi, who heads the Group of Ministers, (GOM) to look into the Gstn glitches that the GST Network would launch a facility for businesses to make changes to their August and September, 2017 returns beginning from 20th November.
The Group of Ministers also met the Chairman of Infosys, Nandan Nilekani, according to whom the Infosys has added 100 engineers for the project in the last one month; with this, the current strength of them working on GSTN is put at 621. To this another 30 resident engineers all over the country have been deployed to coordinate between the state and commissioners and the GSTN.
The facility to change the GSTR-3B form was was made available for the month of July only and this being not extended to August and September has resulted in affecting about 2 lakh assessees.
The cumbersome process of the filing of the returns combined with the glitches reported in the GSTN portal have caused considerable hardships to the return filers and better late than never, the authorities have started to listening to the woes of tax-payers.
Better later than never, at least now, the GST Council has taken cognizance of the issues and have started acting.
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