In a relief for taxpayers amid the COVID-19 crisis, the central government has announced several relaxations regarding timelines for GST compliance norms.Among the relaxations, the government has extended the deadline for filing GST returns and reduced the interest and late fee for delayed return filing for March and April.The announcement will come as some relief to the taxpayers as several states have announced lockdowns to contain the virus spread, which impacts business.As per the suggestions of the GST Council, the government has decided that the timeline for compliance of certain actions which fall due during April 15 and May 30, would be extended till May 31.Further, businesses with up to Rs 5 crore sales will have no interest liability for late reporting of monthly summary of transactions for March and April for the first 15 days from the due date, said a notification.