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ClearTax GST Software-How to Add, View, Bulk Import Contact and Collect GSTIN

Updated on: Jul 22nd, 2021


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In this article , we will be discussing about how to add, view, bulk import contact and collect GSTIN.

How to Add a New Contact while Creating a Sale Bill?

While creating a sale bill, to add a new contact follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Click on Add New Contact
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  • Under Customer Or Vendor Name, add the name of your customer’s business
  • Under Contact person, add the name of the person you will communicate with
  • Insert the customer’s GSTIN
  • Enter the other details and then click on Save
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This saved information will reflect in your contact list and you will never have to fill in these details again Watch a Video on How to Add a New Contact

How to View All Contacts in ClearTax GST?

To see the details of every customer on your contacts list follow these steps:

  • Click on the Quick Action button
  • Go To Settings. Click on it and select the option View Contact List
  • Click on the View Contact List option
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  • Every relevant information will be displayed here
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  • To change the contact details, double-click on the Contact tab and after you have made the changes, click on Save
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This way, you can change any previously stored information about your customers

How to Bulk Import Contacts of Customers/ Vendors?

To bulk-import your contacts, follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Go to your business dashboard and click on ‘Dashboard’
  • From the top panel, click on ‘More‘ and click on ‘Contact Master
  • To add contact list click here
  • To download a sample excel click here.
  • fill the downloaded excel with contact details and save it on your computer
  • Browse and upload that file.
  • On successful upload, the below screen will appear. To view the list of contacts, click on ‘contacts master’ under ‘More’
  • The list of contacts added is available here

How to Collect GSTIN of Customers/ Vendors?

  • Go to your business dashboard and click on ‘Contact Master’ under ‘More’ option
  • Select the customer or vendor and click on Request GSTIN
  • Requested customer or vendor will receive a message on their phone with a link
  • The customer has to click on the link and fill the details as directed. Next click on ‘Continue’
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  • Now fill the address line of details and click on ‘Submit’
  • Customer’s GSTIN will be updated on your dashboard

Watch a video on How to Collect GSTIN of Customers/ Vendors

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Quick Summary

This article explains how to add, view, bulk import contacts, and collect GSTIN in ClearTax GST. It covers steps for adding a new contact, viewing all contacts, bulk importing contacts, and collecting GSTIN from customers/vendors.

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