Annual return is a statement of return which is required to be filed annually by each registered person (except few specified categories of persons) under GST giving summarized details of outward supply and taxes paid thereon , input tax credits claimed, taxes paid and refund claimed in the financial year in respect of which such annual return is filed. Notification dated Sept 4th, 2018 specifies the new format for filing annual returns. The Annual Return consists of various forms applicable to different type of taxpayers
Govt has announced extended the filing due dates. Read more to know the dates
Find out what the new simplified return forms; Sahaj & Sugam are and how they will affect return filing for small taxpayers.
Currently, the details of outward supplies are filed through GSTR 1 and in the new filing regime, the details of outward supplies will be part of Annexures of the Main Return will be populated. Here is the comparative analysis of details which are provided now and what will be needed in simplified GST returns.
Taxpayers having the turnover above Rs. 5 crores commonly known as large taxpayers need to currently file two GST returns each month. As per proposed new formats the large taxpayer will need to file only one return a month, referred to as Main Return. Let’s understand the key differences between the current and new return process and filings