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Reconciliation statement (GSTR -9 ) for the FY 2020-21 is now available on the GST portal – Due date 31.12.2020

The government has issued various notifications providing the details for filing of annual return in Form GSTR-9 and reconciliation statement in Form GSTR-9C for FY 2020-21. In continuation to that now the GST portal available for filing GSTR 9C

portal available

1. NIL GSTR-9 RETURN can be filed, if you have:

  • Not made any outward supply (commonly known as sale); AND
  • Not received any inward supplies (commonly known as purchase) of goods/services; AND
  • No liability of any kind; AND
  • Not claimed any Credit during the Financial Year; AND
  • Not received any order creating demand; AND
  • Not claimed any refund.

during the Financial Year

2. GSTR-9 can be filed online. It can also be prepared on Offline tool and then uploaded on the Portal and filed.

3. Annual return in Form GSTR-9 is required to be filed by every taxpayer registered as normal taxpayer during the relevant financial year unless exempted by Government through notification.

4. All applicable statements of Forms GSTR-1/IFF and returns in Form GSTR-3B of the financial year should have been filed before filing GSTR-9.

5. In case, you are required to file GSTR-9C (Reconciliation statement and Certification), the same shall be enabled on the dashboard post filing of GSTR-9.

filing of GSTR-9

Prepare Online:-

Steps to be taken:

  • Click on Prepare Online;
  • Select from the questionnaire page, whether you wish to file NIL Annual return;
  • You may download the draft of system generated GSTR-9, summary of GSTR-1/IFF and summary of GSTR-3B from GSTR-9 dashboard for your reference;
  • If number of records/lines are less than or equal to 500 records per table in Table 17 and Table 18, then you may use the online facility;
  • Fill in the details in different tables and click on Compute Liabilities; and
  • Click on Proceed to file and File GSTR-9 with DSC/EVC.
  • Additional liability, if any, declared in this return can be paid through Form GST DRC-03 by selecting as Annual Return from the cause of payment dropdown in the said form. Such liability can be paid only through cash.

Prepare Offline:-

If number of records/lines either in Table-17 or Table-18 are more than 500 records per table, then you should prepare your return by using the offline utility only and the same can be subsequently uploaded on Common Portal.

You can download the GSTR-9 offline tool from the Downloads section in the pre-login page on the portal and install it on your computer.

  • Click on Prepare Offline;
  • Click on Download to download auto-drafted GSTR-9 details, if any;
  • Import downloaded json into offline tool;
  • Follow instructions in GSTR-9 offline tool to add details and generate JSON file for upload; and
  • Click on Upload to upload JSON file and file the return with the help of instruction available on GSTR-9 dashboard.

Source : GST portal

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