The Quarterly Return Filing and Monthly Payment of Taxes Scheme (QRMP) was introduced by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) to reduce the compliance burden on small taxpayers. Under this scheme, taxpayers with a turnover of up to Rs.5 crores can opt for quarterly return filing, with a monthly payment of taxes,
Step-by-step Guide on How to Change the Profile Under the QRMP Scheme
A taxpayer shall follow the steps below to change the profile under the QRMP Scheme:
Step 1: Log in to the GST portal and navigate through Services > Returns > Opt-in for quarterly return.
The opt-in quarterly return page will be displayed. Select the financial year from the drop-down list for which you want to change the filing frequency. Click on ‘Search’.
The following details will be displayed-
- Quarter – The four quarters of the financial year will be displayed.
- Frequency – The selected monthly/quarterly filing options will be displayed. The quarter open for selection will be highlighted in green. A taxpayer can choose the monthly/quarterly option as desired, and then click on ‘Save’ under the action tab to save the preference.
- Selection available – This displays the specific dates of the quarter during which the taxpayer can select his filing frequency.
- Applicable return due dates- This tab will display the applicable return due dates for each of the months of the quarter for GSTR-3B and GSTR-1 returns.
For taxpayers whose aggregate annual turnover is greater than Rs.5 crores, the filing frequency will be monthly and there will be no option to choose quarterly return filing.
A confirmation message will be displayed. Click ‘OK’ to confirm the selection of filing frequency.
If the taxpayer chooses the filing frequency as quarterly:
If the taxpayer chooses the filing frequency as monthly:
Step 4: A message will be displayed that the filing frequency has been changed. Click ‘OK’.
The quarterly opt-in page will be displayed. The filing frequency will be changed and the save button will be disabled.
Note: After the taxpayer has opted in or out of the QRMP Scheme, an email and SMS will be sent to the taxpayer’ primary authorised signatory.
Click on the ‘Continue to returns dashboard’ button to go to the returns page.