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GST Return Filing is a return document that contains details of the income of the taxpayer. It has to be filed with the GST administrative authority. The document is used tax authorities to calculate the tax liability of a GST taxpayer. A GST Return Filing form has to include the following details.
• Output GST (On sales)
• Input tax credit (GST paid on purchases)
For filing a GST Return, you need to have GST compliant sales and purchase invoices attached.
1. What is a GST Return?
A GST returns is a document containing details of income that is required to be filed as per the law with the tax authorities. Under the GST law, a taxpayer has to submit two returns on a monthly basis and one such return annually. All returns have to be filed online. Please note that there is no provision for revising the returns. All invoices for the previous tax period that went unreported must be included in the current month.
Under GST, a registered dealer has to file GST returns that include Purchases, Sales, Output, GST (On sales) and Input tax credit (GST paid on purchases).
2. How many returns are there under GST?
There are 13 returns under GST. They are the GSTR-1, GSTR-3B, GSTR-4, GSTR-5, GSTR-5A, GSTR-6, GSTR-7, GSTR-8, GSTR-9, GSTR-10, GSTR-11, CMP-08, and ITC-04. However, all returns do not apply to all taxpayers. Taxpayers file returns based on the type of taxpayer/type of registration obtained.
3. How are GST returns filed or submitted?
There are prescribed formats for each of the above GST returns. These forms need to be filed on the GST portal. However, they may seem complex and difficult to understand by many taxpayers. Do not worry, you can also file your returns very easily using UComply’s services.