A return means a document that has all the needed details about the income that a person who is applying tax is needed to file. The returned file has to be done at the secretarial authorities. This is being utilised by tax officials in order to make a calculation of the liability of the tax.
When you are paying GST and if you are a registered dealer then you need to file GST returns that will cover input tax credits, output GST, sales, purchase etc. In order to file the GST returns you need to give the GST compliant purchases and sales invoices. You need to submit the GST complaint invoices within time.
Why should I file GST return
If you are any general business then you need to file this return. You need to file one annual return and three monthly returns. In total there will be 37 returns. The filing process is very simple. You only have to manually enter the details of a month wise return or another two. After this third return will automatically fill by putting the correct information. There are some special cases for which the different returns have to be filled like the composition brokers. There are different types of GST return in India and you need to file a return that applies to your company.
The full form of GST is the goods and services tax. The forms are issued by government and taxpayers need to fill the form. These forms substitute the complex tax return system basically imagined that needed the filing of many forms. You need to file one return form every month and the due date is 20 of each month. If you are a taxpayer and you do not have any sales, purchase or any output tax liability, or you do not have input tax credit in any of the quarter of the year then you can also file a nil return for GST tax return.
As mentioned by the GST Council, the taxpayers whose turnover is less than 5 crore in the coming financial year can file quarterly tax return via the tax payments and they have to be paid on monthly basis. These will definitely decrease the agreement burden of the small taxpayers. This can be truly helpful for them.
There will also be an amenity for the regular uploading of the bills by the supplier at any time of every month and the bill will be visible to the person who is taking it. An uploaded bill will be only valid and no manual bills will be allowed. If there is a case where no invoice is shown then bills are supposed to be taken by the buyer. Also, there will be a reconciliation process between dealer and supplier and they will have to match the credit to get the input tax credit.
Invoices those are uploaded by the supplier before 10 of every month will be auto-updated and will be done as per the returns of the taxpayer. A buyer can have a look at it.