GSTN Releases Offline Tool of New GST Return for Trial Run by Stakeholders

  • Offline Tool for Form GST ANX-1 and GST ANX-2 which also has Matching Tool released

New Delhi, July 30, 2019: As per directions of GST Council, Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN)

today released the trial version of the New Returns Offline Tool of Form GST ANX-1 and Form GST ANX2. In the proposed system of new GST Return filing, a normal taxpayer would have to file FORM GSTRET-1 (Normal) or FORM GST RET-2 (Sahaj) or FORM GST RET-3 (Sugam) on either monthly or quarterly basis. Annexure of supplies (GST ANX-1) and Annexure of Inward Supplies (GST ANX-2) will be filed as part of these returns. All the outward supplies will be detailed in GST ANX-1 while GST ANX-2 will contain details of inward supplies auto-populated mainly from the suppliers’ GST ANX-1. It will also
contain details auto-populated from Form GSTR-5 and Form GSTR-6.

The taxpayer will be required to take action on details of inward supplies contained in Form GST ANX-2 by accepting or rejecting the entries. The taxpayer can also keep the invoice pending by marking the entry

The Tool released today also contains an excel template in which Purchase Register has to be prepared by the taxpayer which will then be imported in the tool for matching. The set also included excel template in which outward supplies and reverse charge details can be kept for importing in the Tool to create ANX-1. The Offline Tool along with templates can be downloaded from download section of GST Portal ( ).


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