In From GSTR – 9C, what is “Adjustments in turnover due to foreign exchange fluctuations” and in which cases do i need to fill it?
It has to be filled by all taxpayers who have outward supplies in foreign currency and where they issue a tax invoice as well as a commercial invoice. It can be in case of exporters or supplies to SEZ’s where they issue a tax invoice with payment of duty i.e as per the GST at the time of removal of goods and for the foreign customer, a commercial invoice is issued on a subsequent date. The different dates can some time result in different exchange rates being used. This could cause a difference reported in the financial statements and in the GST Returns, for this reason, it has to be mentioned in the Form GSTR – 9C.
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What are the various reasons where the GST Liability as per financial statements and GST Returns could be different?
There could a difference due to the following reasons commonly
a) Revenue Recognition
b) Stock Transfer outside the states
c) Advance Receipt from customers
d) GST on paid on job work if not returned in stipulated time
e) Reverse charge on certain goods on outward supplies
f) Reverse charge on inward supplies paid
As a taxpayer, if I do not file the Annual return by the due date or on the due date, is there any late fee i need to file if i am filing it after the due date?
Yes, a late fee is applicable and the provisions for the same are given in Section 47(2) of the CGST Act. Late is Rs 100 per day or maximum up to 0.25% of the turn over in a state.
Do I need to prepare the Annual Return before starting my GST Audit and filling of Form GSTR – 9C?
Yes, the Annual Return has filled /to be taken as a base for preparing the reconciliation statement as it will give the final input tax credit availed, output tax liability for the period July 2017 to March 2018.
FAQ 11 : As a registered taxpayer which Annual Returns i have to file if i have migrated from Composition Scheme to Regular Scheme due to the increase in my turnover? Do i need to file Annual Return as Regular Tax Payer or Composition Tax Payer or both?
Annual Returns for the Regular Scheme and Composition Scheme are to be filed by the taxpayer for the relevant periods.
• Annual Return during the period as Regular Taxpayer Form GSTR – 9
• Annual Return during the period as Composition Taxpayer Form GSTR – 9A
Is there any specific form for filing of GST annual return? If yes what are the form names and which taxpayer has to file which form for GST annual return?
- All taxpayers have to file the Form GSTR – 9
- Taxpayers registered under composition scheme have to file Form GSTR – 9A
- Taxpayers registered as Electronic Commerce operator have to File form GSTR 9B
Can the taxpayer make corrections while filing the Annual Returns for the missing entries in the monthly returns?
No, he cannot make any corrections in the Annual Returns but he can enter the missing entries in the September month’s return.