What is GSTR-3?
GSTR-3 is a return filed by taxpayer’s monthly containing the summarized details of all sales & purchases along with the amount of GST liability. It is a detailed summary of all sales (GSTR-1) & purchases (GSTR-2). GSTR3 is an auto generated document which pulls information from GSTR1 & GSTR2.
Who should file GSTR-3?
It is mandatory for every registered taxpayer to file GSTR3 every month except the following registered persons –
- Input service distributors
- Composition dealers
- Non-resident taxable person
- Taxpayer liable to deduct TDS
- Taxpayer liable to collect TCS
- Persons who are supplier of online information & database access or retrieval services (OIDAR) and paying taxes under section 14 of the IGST act.
GSTR 3 Filing Due Dates 2020
It is mandatory for every registered taxpayer to file GSTR-3 on or before 20th of the next month. The due dates for GSTR-3 are given below –
|Dec 2019||20 Jan 2020|
|Jan 2020||20 Feb 2020|
|Feb 2020||20 Mar 2020|
|Mar 2020||20 Apr 2020|
|Apr 2020||20 May 2020|
|May 2020||20 Jun 2020|
|Jun 2020||20 Jul 2020|
|Jul 2020||20 Aug 2020|
|Aug 2020||20 Sep 2020|
|Sep 2020||20 Oct 2020|
|Oct 2020||20 Nov 2020|
|Nov 2020||20 Dec 2020|
|Dec 2020||20 Jan 2021|
How to revise GSTR-3?
It is not possible to revise GSTR-3 as it is an auto-generated document. Once GSTR-3 return is filed, it cannot be revised but if you have done any mistake in the current month, you are having the option to rectify that mistake in the next month GSTR-1 & GSTR-2. For ex – If you made a mistake in month of June 2020, you can rectify that mistake in GSTR-1 & GSTR-2 of the next month i.e. July 2020.
Penalty for Late GSTR-3 Filing
Late filing of GSTR-3 leads to heavy fines & penalties. Interest will be charged at 18% per annum and it is calculated by the tax payer on the outstanding tax amount. The late fee is Rs.200 per day i.e. Rs.100 under CGST and Rs.100 under SGST. However, the maximum amount of penalty would be Rs.5000 and there is no late fee applicable on IGST.
GSTR-3 Return Form Format
Download Form GSTR-3 by clicking below link –
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