GST software makes the filing of GST convenient for the businesses. The GST software improves the filing of return and helps the business owners to remain compliant with the GST filing in time. The GST software generates invoices with the necessary details. The GST billing and report generation is otherwise a very tedious process to comply with. The software makes it easier and also allows for managing the timelines for the filing process. It also helps in the reconciliation of statements and invoices. In addition to that, the software helps in keeping track of inward and outward supplies in order to keep the accounting and payments in time and with proper details in the receipt and vouchers.
There are two types of GST software:
GST filing Software
Both the software differ in features and usage.
GST Enabled Accounting Software enables accounting and bookkeeping in addition to GST filing. GST filing Software is linked with the account that makes invoices and prepares reports for filing to the GST site.
The GST enabled accounting software may or may not be apt for filing the returns. So, it is important to understand that the needs are in conjunction with the features of the software.
Company Accounting Software can be used if it is already there to file the return.
Invoice Creation is also important for the proper filing of the return. The software should be able to effectively fill the invoices. Some software comes with reconciliation tools that enable fast processing of receipts thereby increasing the speed of return filing. In some cases, there are multi-user interfaces which also makes it smarter and faster.
The software should have robust customer support catering to the needs of filing return and should be able to solve the queries and the problems faced by the company on an urgent basis.
The data that the software handles should be safe with the software and from the threats of the virus etc.
The GST software should be informative and the customer should not feel clueless about any step that is to be carried out during the process of return filing.
There should be a system of reminder for return filing, As there are a number of invoices to be filled and return to be filed, the software should have the facility to make a reminder of the deadline that is with the return filing dates.