While filling the GST challan, it is possible that a person might pay some extra amount of GST by mistake. This amount then reflects in the Electronic Cash Ledger. However, this amount can be claimed on the GST portal through an application known as the refund application, “RFD-01”. This amount can be claimed as a refund within 2 years from the date of payment. The steps to claim the refund by filing RFD-01 are:
After completing the filing of RFD-01, a refund ARN receipt will be generated in PDF format. A GST officer will undertake an inspection and if satisfied, the refund will be successfully credited to your bank account.
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