Features of GSTR-7 TDS Return
Registered Tax Payers liable to deduct Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) under GST, will be required to file a monthly return for the tax deducted under GST in GSTR – 7. A certificate of tax deducted is issued by the deductor to the deductee throug
1. Who to File GSTR-7:
a) The person who has to deduct tax has to obtain registration number by filing of Form GST REG – 07.
b) GSTR – 7 has to be filed by the deductor every month using the services of GSP or directly on GSTN servers.
c) GSTR – 7A is the deduction certificate to be issued month-wise to the deductee.
II. Due Date :
GSTR-7 TDS Return to be furnished by 10th of the month succeeding the month of deduction
From the provision of this section, it is clear that the government does not want to lose any tax revenue from the small contractors also. One silver lining is that, unlike in tax collected at source there is no matching of records to avail the credit. If the contractor wants to avail in the credit, then he has to be registered under GST Act. In a way the government is ensuring that there is no revenue leakage from any transactions at any given point of time.
Every registered taxable person required to deduct tax at source under section 37 Model GST Law shall furnish a return in FORM GSTR-7 electronically through the Common Portal on basis of this return, part C for GSTR – 2A will be auto-populated for the deductee. either directly or from a Facilitation Centre, notified by the Board or Commissioner.
2. Details in GSTR-7 TDS Return :-
i. Invoice wise and Deductee wise TDS details
ii. Revision in TDS details
iii. TDS Liability payable and paid
iv. TDS Refund Claimed
Tax Deducted at Source under GST will be shown in Table 10 of GSTR – 2, basis of the return filed by the deductor in the return GSTR – 7. The amount of TDS deducted under TDS under CGST, TDS under SGST and TDS under IGST will be eligible for ITC and can be utilized for payment of output tax liability.
3. Information to Supplier in FORM GSTR-2A:-
The details furnished by the operator shall be made available electronically to each of the suppliers in Part ‘C’ of FORM GSTR-2A on the Common Portal after the due date of filing of FORM GSTR-7.
4. Certificate of TDS to Deductee :-
The certificate referred to in sub-section (3) of section 37 shall be made available electronically to the deductee on the Common Portal in FORM GSTR-7A on the basis of the return filed .