GSTN portal begins invoice uploading for businesses

NEW DELHI: The GSTN portal has started accepting uploading of sale and purchase invoices of businesses generated post Goods and Services Tax rollout on July 1.

GST Network (GSTN) is the company handling the IT backbone for the new tax regime.

The uploaded invoice data can be saved at the portal and the GST system operated by GSTN will auto populate the invoice data of the respective buyers, the company said in a statement.

The GST kicked in from July 1 and .

“The GSTR-1 software and the offline java tool have been elaborately tested. The portal has started accepting invoice uploads into GSTR-1 from July 24. Now taxpayers can prepare GSTR-1 at their convenience on their own computer and upload the data to the Portal easily within a matter of minutes using the offline tool,” Navin Kumar, Chairman, GSTN said.

He said businesses, particularly MSMEs and larger businesses that generate large number of invoices should to start uploading invoic ..