As per Notification No 64/2017 – Central Tax, the late fee for per day for filing of GSTR – 3B is Rs 25 in case of return where the taxpayer has to pay tax and Rs 10 per day in cases where the taxpayer has to file Nil return.
As per Notification No 56/2017 – Central Tax , GSTR – 3B has to be filed on monthly basis till 31st March 2018. GSTR – 3B has to be used for discharge liability towards tax, interest, penalty, fees or any other amount payable under GST.
In GSTR – 3 if there is a difference between the tax amounts filed in GSTR – 3B and with GSTR – 1 and GSTR – 2, the same can be adjusted in Part – B of GSTR – 3. If the tax liability is more, then the same has to be paid/discharged in case of excess credit, the same will be updated in the electronic credit ledger.
As per Notification No. 50/2017 – Central Tax dated 24th Oct 2017, the late for the month of August and September has been waived off for all the taxpayers who have not filed GSTR – 3B by the due date.
GSTIN is providing edit option for the taxpayers who have submitted their GSTR – 3B for the month of July 2017 and who have not filed the same.
More information is awaited on the functionality being provided.
In GSTR – 3B, the tax implications on the credit notes, debit notes & purchases from unregistered dealers which are falling under RCM have to be reported and paid, in case of f the taxpayer has missed all these documents, they can upload the same in GSTR – 1 and GSTR – 2 and this will automatically get updated in the GSTR – 3 and the tax liability can be settled and be GST compliant.
If a taxpayer has missed any outward supplies or inward supplies invoices amounts while filing GSTR – 3B, those invoices can be included in the GSTR – 1 and GSTR – 2 and the output liability and input tax credit will be considered in the GSTR – 3 and if any amount is payable the same can be paid. As there is no edit option available for GSTR – 3B, this approach can be taken and be tax compliant.