Maharashtra Government modifies the e-CST module for obtaining e-CST Declarations/Certificates for period 2016-17

Nov 02, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Government of Maharashtra on October 31, 2018 has modified the e-CST module in MAHAGST portal for obtaining e-CST declarations/certificates for period 2016-17 by the dealers.

The Government of Maharashtra had provided the facility to obtain e-CST declaration(s) and certificate(s), as per the provisions of Central Sales Tax Act, 1956 under “e-CST” title in dealer login at https://mahagst.gov.in

The Maharashtra Government has received representations from trade, stating difficulties in obtaining e-CST declarations/ certificates for period 2016-17 due to incorrect entries filed by dealer while filing annual returns under Section 20(4)(b) of Maharashtra Value Added Tax Act, 2002.

The present e-CST module in MAHAGST portal has been modified by the Government of Maharashtra to address the issue. The dealer can upload fresh invoices details and obtain declarations for 2016-17. For said period and said transaction type, the dealer can obtain total declarations/certificates to the limit of amount mentioned in his Annual returns or audit report in e-704, whichever is higher.

The detailed user manual has been updated and available at the Link: https://mahagst.gov.in/en/manuals?page=1

[Trade Circular No. 31T of 2018]

URL: https://mahagst.gov.in/sites/default/files/trade-circular/31%20T%20of%202018.pdf


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