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April 27, 2020

Step wise process for filing GSTR3B Return from April 2020

by facelesscompliance in GST, GST Circular Notification

Step wise process for filing GSTR3B Return from April 2020

Introduction

GSTR3B is a form introduced by the government for payment of GST Tax. It does not require invoice level information. It is simple and requires the total values for each field mostly in a summary format for the relevant month in which the filing is to be done. The GSTR3B is a monthly return and the GST tax is to be paid on monthly basis as is incurred. In this article we shall understand how to file GSTR3B on the portal.

Following is the Step wise process for GSTR3B NIL Returns

  • Nil Returns – In case there is no sales or purchase done in a particular month or period  still once you are registered on the GST portal you are liable to file NIL GSTR3B returns. For which you have to proceed as follows
    • Login to https://www.gst.gov.in/
    • Login with your respective Login and Password
    • After which click on Return Dashboard and select respective return filing year and month

Select Monthly return GSTR3B and after that click on OK

For Nil Returns – Select YES for do you want to file Nil Returns and select NEXT- After which Click the Check Box- Select Authorised signatory from Drop Down and proceed with the filing Either with EVC ( i.e. you will receive OTP on the registered number) Or DCS as is applicable and file your NIL GSTR3B successfully

Once filing is done you will receive the Acknowledgment  no will reflect of screen and your return will be filed.

Following is the Step wise process for GSTR3B other than Nil Returns

  • Filing for regular returns with sales and purchase details- Once you make your calculations and prepare the GSTR3B summary you are to fill only the total of sales amount and the total of IGST, CGST & SGST (Both sales and purchase as is applicable). For filing of regular GSTR3B returns follow the steps below:
    • Login to https://www.gst.gov.in/
    • Login with your respective Login and Password
    • After which click on Return Dashboard and select respective return filing year and month

Select Monthly return GSTR3B and after that click on OK

Select No- for “Do you want to file Nil Returns” and thereafter select YES or NO as is applicable and select NEXT

If you have to enter only sales and purchase details You will Select YES for Option “B” & “D” and the following screen will appear- Click on TAB,  “Tax on outward and reverse charge inward supplies” to enter sales details and press Ok for the guidelines pop up

Enter the Total Amount of Sales and the GST as Applicable (ie. CGST, SGST or IGST) and after that click on confirm

After which the previous screen will appear click on eligible ITC TAB and enter the purchase GST total amount (i.e CGST, SGST or IGST as is applicable)

Click on SAVE GSTR3B and then Click on Proceed to payment

Note if your purchase exceeds sales or you have previous months carry forwards and there is no liability to pay you can click on make payment/ post credit to ledger and click on YES to  offset liability.

  • But in case there is liability to pay than you are to select Create Challan  fill in the amount details as applicable- Select payment Mode as applicable- There are 3 modes of payment
    • E- payment
    • Over the Counter
    • NEFT/RTGS

(Note: If you have Net banking facility you can opt for E- payment or the most used is NEFT/RTGS)

  • For E- payment – after entering relevant GST amount as applicable you are to select E- payment-  select generate challan- your challan will be successfully generated

Select net banking- List of bank available under the option will appear select relevant bank- click on check box for terms and conditions-  click on make payment- it will redirect you to your respective bank page and you can successfully make your payment as any other net banking payment- there after download challan receipt and click on make payment/ post credit to ledger and click on YES to  offset liability.

List of Bank available under the E- payment/ Over the counter option are as follows:

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Axis Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Canara Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Corporation Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • HDFC Bank
  • ICICI Bank Limited
  • IDBI Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Indian overseas Bank
  • Jammu and Kashmir Bank Limited
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Punjab and Sind Bank
  • Punjab National Bank
  • State Bank of India
  • Syndicate Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • United Bank of India
  • Vijaya Bank

If you do not have net banking you can select Over the counter and make payment via cash/cheque or demand draft. Thereafter generate challan download the same and make payment by any one of the 3 modes for Over the counter. ( Note the list of banks available for over the counter payment are mentioned above). You can also make payment via NEFT/RTGS and generate challan by selecting the respective bank, You can go to bank with the downloaded challan and make payment. Once payment is done and you receive intimation of the amount being debited from your bank you can click on make payment/ post credit to ledger and click on YES to  offset liability.

Once the liability is Offset- Click the Check Box- Select Authorised signatory from Drop Down and proceed with the filing Either with EVC ( i.e. you will receive OTP on the registered number) Or DCS as is applicable and file your GSTR3B returns successfully. The screen will reflect the Acknowledgment Number once the filing is successfully done.

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