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GST Filing

This section will give you a brief overview on how to push and file your GST returns directly from Zoho Invoice.

Enabling Online Filing

In order to file returns directly from Zoho Invoice you will have to enable the filing option. Follow the below mentioned steps to get started.

Note: If you haven’t configured GST settings in Zoho Invoice, you can click here to know the steps.

Filing GSTR-1

What is GSTR-1?

GSTR-1 is a monthly return that contains the details of outward supplies of goods or services made by the regular taxpayer registered under GST.

When is the last date to file GSTR-1?

The last date to file your GSTR-1 is based on your filing period and turnover. The filing dates of quarterly return for registered persons with aggregate turnover up to 1.5 crore rupees:

The filing dates of monthly return for registered persons with aggregate turnover of more than 1.50 crore rupees:

Enabling API Access

Enable API Access from the GSTN Portal before you start with the filing to connect your account in the GSTN portal to Zoho Invoice. In case you missed it,:

How do I file GSTR-1 from Zoho Invoice

Filing GSTR-1 involves three steps:

Step-1: Uploading transactions to the GSTN portal.

The first step is to upload your transactions to the GSTN portal. Before uploading your transactions to the GSTN, you can view the list of transactions that haven’t been pushed, by following these steps:

You will see the list of transactions segregated based on the business type under the Transaction summary

The HSN tab will give you the HSN summary of the transactions for the specified month. 

The Nil tab will provide you with the summary of Nil-rated outward supplies.

The B2CS tab will list the transactions corresponding to the Table 7 of GSTR-1.    

The Documents Issued tab will have the details of the documents you are about to upload to the GSTN. Currently, you will have to enter the details manually before uploading it to the GSTN. You can do that by following these steps:

Documents Issued

Once done, you can now Push the transactions to the GSTN. To do that, please follow these steps:

Once the transactions have been successfully pushed and uploaded in GST portal, you will receive a confirmation email and an in app notification in Zoho Invoice. If there are any errors, you can view the failed transactions from the Failed Transactions tab in the Push To GSTN section; edit the corresponding transactions and re-push them.

Step-2: Submitting GSTR-1

The next step is to submit your GSTR1. Please note that this will freeze the data you’ve uploaded to the GSTN and you will not be able to edit or upload new transactions for the specified tax period. Hence, we recommend you to preview and submit your return directly from the GSTN portal. You can submit your GSTR1 by following these steps:

Enable GST Settings

Enable GST Settings

Enable GST Settings

Step-4: Filing GSTR-1

The final step is to file your GSTR-1 return from the GSTN portal.You can do that by following these steps:

Enable GST Settings