GSTN enables New Functionalities available for Taxpayers on GST Portal
The Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN) has enabled new functionalities available for `payers on the GST Portal.
The GSTN has notified various Changes made in Form GSTR-1 or IFF so as to improve the taxpayer experience some enhancements have been done in the GSTR-1/IFF user interface wherein taxpayers are provided with a re-organized dashboard, easy amendment and addition of records, Document counts on less with color-coding of Increase in the number of records per page, and Recipient wise count of records.
In order to help the taxpayer in making data entries faster and to reduce errors while creating their Statement of outward supplies in Form GSTR-1, ‘My Master’ facility has been created wherein taxpayers can save details of their recipients and suppliers and the HSN of the commodities they deal in for two masters on the portal and in the offline tool namely Product Master, and Supplier/Recipient Master. Now whenever a taxpayer enters data in the related field of GSTR-1 for which master exists, the Offline tool/portal will fetch the details from the Master and will show the probable values in the drop-down based on the keywords entered. By selecting the dropdown, all the corresponding fields of that row shall be filled up automatically. Taxpayers can also upload master created offline on GST common portal as JSON file to update their online master, and, similarly download the master created online and import it in the offline tool to update his master created offline.
The system used to return an error message if a supplier entered the GSTIN of a suspended taxpayer in the B2B, B2BA, CDNR, and CDNRA tables of Form GSTR-1/IFF. This validation has now been removed and taxpayers would be able to enter a suspended GSTIN as a recipient of taxable supplies in respective tables of Form GSTR-1/IFF.
The Enforcement module has now been integrated with the Appeal module. The taxpayers will now be able to file an online appeal against orders passed by an Enforcement Officer. The Assessment module has now been integrated with the Appeal module. The taxpayers will now be able to file an online appeal against orders passed by a Tax Officer.