How can I submit the application for refund of excess balance in Electronic Cash Ledger on the GST Portal?

To submit the application for refund of excess balance in Electronic Cash Ledger on the GST Portal, perform the following steps:

1. Access the URL. The GST Home page is displayed.

2. Click the Services > Refunds > Application for Refund command.

The Select the refund type page is displayed. Select the Refund of Excess Balance in Electronic Cash Ledger option.

3. Click the CREATE button.

4. Enter the Refund Claimed for Integrated Tax, Central Tax, State/ UT Tax and Cess.

5. Select the Account Number from the drop-down list.

6. Click the SAVE button.

7. Select the declaration checkbox.

8. Click the PROCEED button.

9. Select the Verification checkbox.

10. In the Name of Authorized Signatory drop-down list, select the name of authorized signatory.

11. Click the SUBMIT WITH DSC or SUBMIT WITH EVC button.

In Case of DSC:

12. Click the PROCEED button.

13. Select the certificate and click the SIGN button.

In Case of EVC:

12. Enter the OTP sent to email and mobile number of the Authorized Signatory registered at the GST Portal and click the VERIFY button.

The success message is displayed and status is changed to Submitted. Application Reference Number (ARN) receipt is downloaded and also sent on your e-mail address and mobile phone number. Click the PDF to open the receipt.

ARN receipt is displayed.

A debit entry shall be made in the Electronic Cash Ledger for the amount claimed as Refund in the Refund Claim Matrix.

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  1. Bashuki Nath Sahay says:

    A person has filed RFD 01A manually for refund for the balance amount amount in electronic cash ledger. His amount of refund sanctioned. Now how to process to publish refund order and how to order its debit in the electronic cash ledger

  2. Sumanta nayak says:

    No refund even after written to finance ministry.Now dept asking for indemnity bond like earlier era.All this nonsense due to lack of implementation.

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