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Using Offline Tool to prepare Form GSTR-4 Annual Return by Composition Taxpayers

Using Offline Tool to prepare Form GSTR-4 Annual Return by Composition Taxpayers

An EXCEL based offline tool has been provided on GST portal for composition taxpayers to prepare their GSTR-4 Annual Return.

1.

Steps to use the offline tool:

Whether step is Online or Offline
Step to be taken
Offline
Navigate to Downloads - Offline Tools - GSTR-4 Annual Return Offline Tool to download the tool.
Online
Login and download the details of Annual Return as a JSON file by navigating to Services - Returns - Annual Return - GSTR-4 ‘Upload/Download JSON’
This step is optional.
Offline
Prepare Form GSTR-4 in offline tool in following steps:
• Fill up the details in the various tables of the tool
• Add/ edit/ modify details in user input table(s)
Click on ‘Generate JSON File to Upload’ it on GST Portal
Online
Login to the GST Portal and upload generated JSON File by navigating to Services - Returns - Annual Return - GSTR-4 ‘Upload/Download JSON’

2. Details which can be entered in Offline Tool: Users can enter details in various Tables like Table 3 (a) (Aggregate turnover for previous FY), 4A (Inward supplies from registered suppliers), 4B & 4C (Inward supplies received from a registered/ unregistered supplier on RCM basis), 4D (Import of services) & 6 (only Row 12 to 16: Tax rate wise details of outward supplies during the year (Net of advances, credit/debit notes/adjustments))

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