Types of GST Returns, who should file, and all you need to know

A return is a document containing details of income that a taxpayer is required to file with the tax administrative authorities. This is used by tax authorities to calculate tax liability. Goods and services tax is an indirect tax applicable from July 1st, 2017 across India. GST return is the filing of taxes through GSTR forms according to the slabs and eligibility criteria. A return is a document containing details of income that a taxpayer is required to file with the tax administrative authorities.

To file GST returns or GST filing, GST compliant sales and purchase invoices are required. This is used by tax authorities to calculate tax liability. 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).

WHO HAS TO FILE GST RETURN:

All registered businesses have to file monthly, quarterly, and/or annual GST Returns based on the type of business.

Under the GST returns, the taxpayers running their firms and business across India, whether it is interstate or intrastate, are liable to file GST return as prescribed by the GST council and indirect tax department.

TYPES OF GST RETURNS:

GSTR-1 – The registered taxable supplier should file details of outward supplies of taxable goods and services as affected.

GSTR-2 – The registered taxable recipient should file details of inward supplies of taxable goods and services claiming the input tax credit (Currently Filing facility of GSTR-2 is not available on the portal).

GSTR-3B – The registered taxable person should file the monthly return on the basis of finalization of Summarized details of outward supplies & inward supplies plus the payment of an amount of tax.

GSTR-4 (CMP 08) – Composition supplier should file the quarterly return for depositing payment.

GSTR-5 – Return for the non-resident taxable foreign taxpayer.

GSTR-5A – Return for the OIDAR.

GSTR-6 – Return for input service distributor.

GSTR-7 – Return for authorities carrying out tax deduction at source.

GSTR-8 The E-commerce operator or tax collector should file details of supplies affected and the amount of tax collected.

GSTR-9 – The registered regular taxpayer should file an annual return.

GSTR-9A – The composition traders should file an annual return.

GSTR-9C – Turnover Above 2 crores (Regular Taxpayers) in a Particular FY.

GSTR-10 – The taxable person whose registration has been canceled or surrendered should file the final return.

 GSTR-11 – The person having UIN claiming the refund should file details of inward supplies

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GSTR-3B – The registered taxable person should file the monthly return on the basis of finalization of Summarized details of outward supplies & inward supplies plus the payment of an amount of tax.

GSTR-4 (CMP 08) – Composition supplier should file the quarterly return for depositing payment.

GSTR-5 – Return for the non-resident taxable foreign taxpayer.

GSTR-5A – Return for the OIDAR.

GSTR-6 – Return for input service distributor.

GSTR-7 – Return for authorities carrying out tax deduction at source.

GSTR-8 The E-commerce operator or tax collector should file details of supplies affected and the amount of tax collected.

GSTR-9 – The registered regular taxpayer should file an annual return.

GSTR-9A – The composition traders should file an annual return.

GSTR-9C – Turnover Above 2 crores (Regular Taxpayers) in a Particular FY.

GSTR-10 – The taxable person whose registration has been canceled or surrendered should file the final return.

GSTR-11 – The person having UIN claiming the refund should file details of inward supplies.

SOURCE:https://www.indiatoday.in/information/story/types-of-gst-returns-who-should-file-and-all-you-need-to-know-1953535-2022-05-24

 

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