GST portal (i.e. www.gst.gov.in) is still not perfect and is getting regular updates and in this GST department has announced few more functionalities which will be/ has been deployed on the GST portal as under:
“As part of our constant endeavour to provide a smooth and hassle free experience to the taxpayers and simplify the process for them, to comply with their GST compliances, following functionalities are recently deployed or are being deployed on the portal shortly:
||Functionality released/ to be released for Taxpayers
||Negative liability statement made available to composition taxpayers
||• In case of a negative liability in any tax period of a composition taxpayer (and if no amount is required to be paid by the taxpayer (during that period)), the said negative liability will be maintained in Negative liability statement. This negative balance lying in the negative liability statement will be automatically adjusted against the liabilities of subsequent tax period(s).
• The statement would be accessible to them, post-login, by navigating to Services > Ledgers > Negative Liability Statement.
|Deployed on the Portal
||Download of Form GSTR-4A in excel and auto-population of its details in Form GSTR-4 of the composition taxpayer
||• Form GSTR-4A is an auto-drafted statement generated for Taxpayers opting for Composition levy, containing details reported by their registered suppliers in their Form GSTR-1/ GSTR-5 and by their TDS deductors in their Form GSTR-7.
• A facility to download the details of Form GSTR-4A, in an Excel file would be made available to the taxpayers, soon.
• This Excel file would contain consolidated summary of the supplies at GSTIN level, for the complete financial year, which are required to be reported in Annual Return filed by them in Form GSTR-4.
• This summary will also be auto-populated in Table 4A and 4B of their Form GSTR-4.
||Inclusion of common names in the HSN Directory and its download in excel format by the taxpayers
||• The currently available HSN Master has been updated on the GST Portal and it now includes product names commonly used in Trade corresponding to a particular HSN code.
• A download facility for the entire HSN directory in Excel Format has also been provided to the taxpayers under the link “Download HSN in Excel Format”. This facility is available as a part of the ‘Search HSN’ functionality, available both in Pre and Post Login, on the GST Portal.
|Deployed on the Portal
Further, you can read the about the new functionalities from the tutorials and Youtube videos prepared by GST portal as under:
“Various new functionalities are implemented on the GST Portal, from time to time, for GST stakeholders. These functionalities pertain to different modules such as Registration, Returns, Advance Ruling, Payment, Refund and other miscellaneous topics. Various webinars are also conducted as well informational videos prepared on these functionalities and posted on GSTNs dedicated YouTube channel for the benefit of the stakeholders.
To view module wise functionalities deployed on the GST Portal and webinars conducted/ Videos posted on our YouTube channel, refer to links below:
1 May, 2021: https://tutorial.gst.gov.in/downloads/news/newfunctionalitiescompilation_may%202021.pdf
2 April, 2021: https://tutorial.gst.gov.in/downloads/news/newfunctionalitiescompilation_april%202021.pdf
3 January-March, 2021: https://tutorial.gst.gov.in/downloads/news/newfunctionalitiescompilation_janmar2021.pdf
4 October-December, 2020: https://tutorial.gst.gov.in/downloads/news/functionalities_released_octtodec2020.pdf
5 Compilation of GSTN YouTube Videos posted from January-December, 2020: https://tutorial.gst.gov.in/downloads/news/gstn_youtube_videos_posted_2020.pdf
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