[To be published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section(i)]
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs
Notification No. 01/2021 – Central Tax

New Delhi, the 1 st January, 2021

G.S.R……(E). – In exercise of the powers conferred by section 164 of the Central Goods and
Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the
Council, hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Goods and Services Tax
Rules, 2017, namely: –
1. Short title and commencement. – (1) These rules may be called the Central Goods and
Services Tax (Amendment) Rules, 2021.
(2) These rules shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 (hereafter in this notification referred to
as the said rules), in rule 59, after sub-rule (5), the following sub-rule shall be inserted namely:-
“(6) Notwithstanding anything contained in this rule, –
(a) a registered person shall not be allowed to furnish the details of outward supplies of
goods or services or both under section 37 in FORM GSTR-1, if he has not furnished the return
in FORM GSTR-3B for preceding two months;
(b) a registered person, required to furnish return for every quarter under the proviso to
sub-section (1) of section 39, shall not be allowed to furnish the details of outward supplies of
goods or services or both under section 37 in FORM GSTR-1 or using the invoice furnishing
facility, if he has not furnished the return in FORM GSTR-3B for preceding tax period;
(c) a registered person, who is restricted from using the amount available in electronic
credit ledger to discharge his liability towards tax in excess of ninety-nine per cent. of such tax
liability under rule 86B, shall not be allowed to furnish the details of outward supplies of goods
or services or both under section 37 in FORM GSTR-1 or using the invoice furnishing facility,
if he has not furnished the return in FORM GSTR-3B for preceding tax period.”

[F. No. CBEC-20/06/04/2020-GST]
(Pramod Kumar)
Director, Government of India

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