Status of Returns Filed
Every Taxpayer needs to file returns to the Government on monthly and/or quarterly basis. The return to be filed also depends on the type of taxpayer. The key returns currently being filed by a Regular Taxpayer are
- GSTR 1 – Details of outward supplies (i.e. sales). Taxpayers having turnover below INR 1.5 cr have an option to go for quarterly filing. All other taxpayers, need to file on a monthly basis.
- GSTR 3B – Monthly summary of sales, input tax credit availed, tax liability and settlement.
- GSTR 4 – Quarterly return for taxpayers who have opted for composition scheme
The following information available for every return that is filed
|ARN Number generated after filing||Alphanumeric (Max length:25)||AA010143556587A|
|Tax Period Selected by user||String(MMYYYY)||032018|
|Mode of Filing||String((OFFLINE/ONLINE))||ONLINE|
|Date of Filing||String(DD-MM-YYYY)||08-02-2017|
|Status of the Return filed||String(10 Character)||Filed|
|Is Return Valid/Invalid ?||1 Character||Y/N|
There could be other returns filed on need basis such for transferring transitional credit, job details etc. Other taxpayer types such as ISD, Casual Taxpayer, UIN holder have a different set of returns.
On passing the GSTIN, these details are available through the Taxpayer Return Status API.