New Delhi: The government on Monday (June 8) rolled out the facility to file nil GST monthly return through SMS. The taxpayers who used to file nil Goods and services tax returns, need not fill GSTR-3B form. Now about lakhs of taxpayers will be able to file their GST returns.
With the facility of SMS getting activated, taxpayers with NIL return can send nil returns through a SMS on “14409”.
According to the government this would substantially improve ease of GST compliance many taxpayers who had to otherwise log into their account. Now, taxpayers with NIL liability can file their NIL returns through an SMS.”
Following is the procedure to file Nil returns by SMS :
1. 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 for09XXXXXXXXXXXZC for period 052020. Code validity 30 min.
2. 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.
3. For help: 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
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