What is GSTR-2A?

GSTR-2A is a system generated read only document which provides information related to goods & services purchased in a particular month. The information is captured in GSTR 2A, when a seller files GSTR-1. With the help of GSTR-2A, you can easily view all the invoices uploaded by various suppliers during the month. In case you need to correct any error, you can easily edit GSTR-2. GSTR-2A data will be auto-populated from the following returns of the sellers –

Return Filed by
GSTR 1 Registered seller
GSTR 5 Non-resident registered person
GSTR 6 Input service distributor
GSTR 7 Person liable to deduct TDS
GSTR 8 E-commerce operators

How is GSTR-2A different from GSTR-2?

GSTR-2 consists of monthly or quarterly details of all purchase transactions. GSTR-2 can be edited and contains the same information as GSTR-2A whereas GSTR-2A is an automatically generated read only document which contains details of all the invoices uploaded by various suppliers in a particular month. It is for informational purpose only and cannot be edited

How to file GSTR-2A?

You don’t need to file GSTR-2A as it is a read only document containing the details of all the invoices uploaded by various sellers during the month. You can view the document as well as download the copy of it.

GSTR-2A Filing Due Dates

There is no due date for filing GSTR-2A as it is only a read only document which contains the same information as GSTR-2.

GSTR-2A Return Form Format

Download Form GSTR-2A by clicking below link –