According to New GST registration Process, applicant is required to register if annual sales are more than Rs. 40 Lakh but if your sales are below Rs. 40 Lakh, we recommend to voluntarily opt for GST registration for following reasons:
Under the new GST regime, a registered dealer under the GST Act has to periodically furnish the details of sales and purchases along with tax collected and paid thereon to the government by filing GST return online.
GST return can be filed in different GST return form depending upon the nature of transaction and registration. GST return form that are applicable for Normal Tax payers and their GST return date are:
Different GST return form are required to be filed by special cases such as composition dealers.
Steps for filing GST return online are as follows:
Taxpayer will upload final GSTR-1 return either directly through data entry in the GST Common Portal or by uploading the file containing the said GSTR-1 return
using the software or apps provided by GSTN by the 11th day succeeding the month.
Provisional GSTR-2 of taxpayer will be auto-generated.
Purchasing taxpayer will have option to either accept, reject or modify that provisional GSTR-2.
Purchasing taxpayer can also add additional purchase invoice details in his GSTR-2 which have not been uploaded by the supplier as mentioned in Step 1&2
Taxpayers will also have option to reconcile inward supplies with suppliers during the next 7 days for any missing supply invoices in the GSTR-1 of the suppliers.
Taxpayers will finalize their GSTR-1 and GSTR-2 return.
Taxpayers will pay the amount as shown in the draft GSTR-3 return generated automatically at the online Portal Post finalization of activities mentioned above in Step 6.
Taxpayer will debit the both ITC, cash ledger, and mention the debit entry number in the GSTR-3 return and would submit the same.
Submit the information of sale purchase in a specified format we provide
We fill up, review and submit return
We provide you the filing completion confirmation
Filing GST return online is mandatory for a registered dealer under the GST Act irrespective of business activity or sales or profitability during the return filing period.
Different periods have been specified depending upon the nature of transaction and registration of taxpayers. Regular taxpayers, foreign non-residents, input service distributors, tax deductors and e-commerce operators are required to file a monthly return, whereas composition taxpayers are required to file a quarterly return. Annual return is also required to be filed apart from this.
We cannot revise GST return after filing GST return online within the GST return date, however we can make any changes in details in the amendment section in the return of next period.
If GST return form is not filed within the due GST return date, then the taxpayer is penalized with a late fee of Rs. 100 per day up to a maximum amount of Rs. 5,000.
Due GST return date of GST payment for a normal taxpayer is 20th day the next month and for a taxpayer registered under composition scheme is 18th day of the next month of quarter.
If GST payment is not made within due GST return date then interest is to be paid at the rate of 18% And, in case a person claiming an undue/excess claim of ITC or undue/excess reduction in output tax liability than he shall be liable to pay interest on such excess claim/reduction at the rate of 24%.
We have to make GST payment before filing GST return within the GST return date for that period otherwise the GST return will be invalid.
Professional fees for filing GST return online depends on your location and professionals you choose as per your requirements.