Verifying GST Return Status

Verifying GST Return Status

Verifying GST Return Status

Present article helps in understanding the procedure for verifying GST return status along with the meaning of different types of status, and procedure to be followed in order to view the e-filed return under GST.

Steps To Verify The Return Status Through GST Portal

In order to verify the GST return status through the common portal, one has to follow the below mentioned steps –

  1. Access the site https://www.gst.gov.in/
  2. Provide appropriate user name and password to log in the above site;
  3. Navigate the path Services > Returns > Track Return Status;
  4. Select the option ‘Return Filing Period’;
  5. Select the required return filing period from the drop down list and click on search;

Different Types of Status Mentioned And Meaning Thereon

Status mentioned against the return under the GST varies according to the action of the registered taxpayer. Below is the list of status along with the interpretation of the same –

  1. Status mentioned as ‘TO BE FILED’ means due date of return has passed, however, the return is still not filed.
  2. Status mentioned as ‘SUBMITTED BUT NOT FILED’ means return has been validated, however, the same has not been submitted.
  3. Status mentioned as ‘FILED – VALID’ means return has been successfully submitted.
  4. Status mentioned as ‘FILED – INVALID’ means return has been submitted but appropriate tax has not been paid or has been short paid.

Steps To View The E-filed GST Return

In case the registered taxable person wants to view the already filed GST return through the common GST portal, following steps needs to be followed –

  1. Access the site https://www.gst.gov.in/
  2. Provide appropriate user name and password to log in the above site;
  3. Navigate the path Services > Returns > View E-filed Returns;
  4. Select Financial Year, Return Filing Period and Return Type from the drop down list and click on SEARCH;
  5. Select the VIEW link in order to view the required return.

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