Although the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is all set to complete 2 years of implementation, the issues or defects are still in existence. These issues have become a cause for concern and have been hindering the process of filing returns since long. In every council meeting that takes place, the GST Council comes up with recommendations to make GST easy and hassle-free.
Here’s a list of 8 issues that the Goods and Services Tax Network has fixed recently.
TDS registrants whose constitution of business is “Authority or board or any other body notified by Central/State Government or statutory body/ government agencies” will now be capable of downloading their registration certificate.
GSTP will now get an intimation about the disengagement of their services as and when done by a taxpayer.
The Search Taxpayer facility on GST Portal will show return filing details of a taxpayer only when the relevant button (provided for showing its details) is clicked.
A taxpayer who has not filed his Form GSTR-1 for the month of March 2019 can now amend invoices of July 2017 also. A drop-down will appear for making amendments in the invoices of the July 2017 month.
Shipping bill field in Form GSTR-1 will now accept numeric character only in the cases of copy & paste to populate the field.
User can now delete invoices online in Form GSTR-10 starting with the serial number ‘0’ (zero).
A message will be shown to a taxpayer that Form GSTR-2A has been compiled on the basis of Form GSTR-1 filed up to date. Form GSTR-2A is being updated done on a weekly basis.
The offline utility for Form GSTR-9 is available in the download section of GST Portal for the taxpayers. The excel based offline utility is designed to help taxpayers to prepare their Form GSTR-9 offline. (Refer Section 44 of the CGST Act, 2017 & Rule 80 of the CGST Rules, 2017, available since May 2019)