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Form GSTR-3B: What you should know

GSTR-3B is a simple summary return that all normal taxpayers must file monthly for the nine-month period of July 2017 to March 2018. On this form, taxpayers summarize and report the total values of pu...Continued

Data reconciliation in GST: the supplier-taxpayer relationship

As a registered taxpayer, you can only receive ITC if the details on your suppliers' returns match the details on yours. To facilitate the process, the government has instituted an automated data reco...Continued

How to file GSTR-2 for inward supplies/purchases

Under GST, registered taxpayers must furnish details of all inward supplies (i.e., purchases), including those purchases on which a reverse charge mechanism has been applied. This occurs on form GSTR-...Continued

Changing rates: Impact of GST recast on industries

In its 23rd meeting, the GST Council eased tax rates for a variety of goods and services — a welcome announcement for businesses and consumers alike. Let's take a look at some of the new rates...Continued

Offline utility vs ASP for GST return filing

All returns under GST are to be filed online using either offline utilities by GSTN or GSPs or ASPs. Let’s compare these two methods of compliance on the basis of speed, efficiency, convenience and ac...Continued

How to spot a fake GST bill

The revised format for invoices under India’s new GST has brought with it several issues for taxpayers. One of which is that many businesses are still struggling with what details to include on their ...Continued

GST return filing deadlines - The Three-Month Storm

Following the already stated November 10th due date for July’s return, there will likely be another GST return deadline every five days through January! Read more...Continued

Post-GST impact on FMCG sector

Will FMCG sector benefit from GST or not? Will the prices of goods increase or decrease? Who will bear the ultimate tax burden? Read more...Continued

Did you file GST TRAN-1 correctly?

Being one of the most comprehensive TRAN forms, GST TRAN-1 is the basis for transitioning tax credits to the GST regime. Read more...Continued

How to file correct GST returns: Dates and forms

Filing GST returns means submitting a declaration of required details, such as supplies made or received, expenses incurred, etc., to the government. Read more...Continued