Government recently allowed the filing of NIL GST monthly return in FORM GSTR-3B through SMS. The government says this would substantially improve ease of GST compliance for over 22 lakh registered taxpayers who had to otherwise log onto their account on the common portal and then file their returns every month. Now, these taxpayers with NIL liability need not log on to the GST Portal and may file their NIL returns through a SMS. Here is step-by-step guide:-
The procedure to file Nil returns by SMS is as follows: –
Initiate Nil Filing: NIL<space>3B<space>GSTIN<space>Tax period
Ex. NIL 3B 09XXXXXXXXXXXZC 052020
123456 is the CODE for Nil filing of GSTR3B for 09XXXXXXXXXXXZC for period 052020. Code validity 30 min.
Confirming Nil Filing: CNF <space>3B<space>Code
Ex. CNF 3B 123456
Your, 09XXXXXXXXXXXZC, GSTR3B for 052020 is filed successfully and acknowledged vide ARN is AA070219000384. Please use this ARN to track the status of your return.
Step 3: (In case of help)
For Help, anytime: HELP<Space>3B
Ex. Help 3B
To file NIL return of GSTIN for Mar 2020: NIL 3B 07CQZCD1111I4Z7 032020 To confirm Nil filing: CNF 3B CODE More details www.gst.gov.in…Read more>>