Government makes Filing of GSTR 3B more User Friendly

Source: GSTN portal     Feb 21, 2018

Governmentmakes Filing of GSTR 3B more User Friendly

A statement appeared in the GST portal prescribed the followingsteps to file GSTR 3B.


1)   Fill either CGST or SGSTUTGST amount, other tax will get auto-filled.

2)   You can now save the Form onconfirming details filled in the Table. You can fill balance details later.

3)    Preview Form ordownload it for cross verifying saved details in any table(s) anytime.

4)   No more Submit requirement tofreeze details and know the liability.

5)    Changes in any tablecan be made before making the payment towards liabilities. Once you proceed topayment, you can also see details of existing balances in cash and creditledgers (Table 6.1 – Payments Table).

6)   The system suggested TaxCredit (ITC) is already filled for discharging liability. Be aware, it is onlysuggestion. You can edit the same before finalizing the Return.

7)   Once you confirm ITC and cashutilization for payment of tax liability in payments table, system doesautomatic calculation for shortfall in cash ledger.

8)   Once you are ok with theshortfall, the system will generate pre-filled challan for shortfall andnavigate to payments option.

9)   Once you make online payment,system will navigate back to Payments Table. Satisfied With the details filled,(“Click ‘Proceed to file”, select authorized signatory, Submit with EVC or DSC.Your Return is filed!


You can track Returnstatuses well as download the Return from through Track Return Statusfunctionality available at your dashboard.