New updates in GST portal

(i) Taxpayers have now been provided the facility to view/download Electronic cash or Credit ledgers for a period of 12 months. Earlier, the ledgers were allowed to be downloaded for a period of 6 months only. The ledgers can be downloaded in both Excel and Pdf formats.

(ii) Upto 6 preferred banks will be shown to a taxpayer while making e-Payment on GST Portal. When a taxpayer makes the first payment, the GST portal will automatically add the selected bank and it will get updated in the Preferred Banks list. Taxpayer can delete any of the preferred banks at any point of time.

(iii) Taxpayers can now easily Import the E-way Bill data using the “Import EWB Data” tab available on GST Portal on the Form GSTR-1 page –

4A, 4B, 4C, 6B, 6C – B2B invoices
5A, 5B – B2C (Large) invoices
12 – HSN wise summary of outward supplies.

(iv) Now QRMP taxpayers can file NIL Returns through SMS.

The format of the message is < NIL > space < Return Type (R1) > space< GSTIN > space < Return Period (mmyyyy) >.