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.
A summary of the order issued under sub-section (9) of section 73 or sub-section (9) of section 74 or sub-section (3) of section 76 shall be uploaded electronically in FORM GST DRC-07, specifying therein the amount of tax, interest and penalty payable by the taxpayer to whom the notice is issued.
When the concerned officer issues notice to the taxable person for not paying or short payment of tax or erroneously refunded or input tax credit wrongly availed or utilised by reason of fraud or any wilful misstatement or suppression of facts to evade tax, if the taxable person pays the interest @ 18% and penalty @25% and intimates the concerned officer in FORM GST DRC-03, then the concerned officer will shall issue an order in FORM GST DRC-05 concluding the proceedings in respect of the said notice.
On payment of penalty and interest on a voluntary basis by the taxpayer before the issue of notice by the concerned tax officer in FORM GST DRC-01, the tax officer will not issue the notice and he will acknowledge the payment of interest and penalty in FORM GST DRC-04.
Before serving of the notice in FORM GST DRC-01 by the tax officer, the taxpayer can pay the taxpayer can pay interest @ 18% as per section 50 of the CGST Act and also a penalty of 15% as per Subsection 5 of section 74 and submit the same to the concerned officer in FORM GST DRC-03.
As per Section 74 of the CGST Act if the tax officer feels that tax is not paid or short paid or erroneously refunded or input tax credit wrongly availed or utilised by reason of fraud or any wilful misstatement or suppression of facts to evade tax, then the concerned tax official shall serve a notice on the taxable person for the tax which has not been so paid or which has been so short paid or to whom the refund has erroneously been made, or who has wrongly availed or utilised input tax credit, requiring him to show cause as to why he should not pay the amount specified in the notice along with interest payable at rate of 18% or as recommended by the GST Council.
As per Rule 141 of the CGST Rules 2017, if the taxpayer does not pay the amount, then the commissioner can dispose of the goods seized from the taxpayer and adjust the same against the tax payable, interest, penalty or any other amount payable in respect of such goods.