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GST Portal Login – Guide on How to Login to Government GST Portal India

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GST Portal or government GST portal is hosted at https://www.gst.gov.in/. GST login portal is a website where all the compliance activities of GST can be done before and after GST gov login. Activities such as the GST registration, return filing, payment of taxes, application for refund, etc. can be done on the GST login Portal.

Latest Updates on GST Portal

21st August 2020

The Aadhaar authentication process has been introduced for GST registration. Details are available on our article here.

6th August 2020

1. There’s a new facility on the GST portal for tax filers to get the invoice-wise details of input tax credit that has been auto-populated in Table 8A of the GSTR-9 annual return.

The same can be obtained by clicking on the ‘Download Table 8A Document Details’ button appearing under the instructions, at the top of the GSTR-9 return form.

2. The offline tool (Excel utility) for filing Form GSTR-4 by Composition Scheme taxpayers is available for download on the GST portal.

3.  Taxpayers are now allowed to file another application for Revocation of Cancellation of Registration, if their previous application has been rejected.

As on 21st July 2020

Filing facility of GSTR-4 (Annual Return) for FY 2019-20 is now available on the GST login portal.

As on 20th February 2020

Filing facility of GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C for FY 2018-19 is now operational on the GST login portal.

1. How to register on GST portal?

Visit the gst.gov.in website and make an application for GST Registration. On submission of all the details and documents, an acknowledgement number is allotted. After due verification by the GST officer, the registration process is completed by allocation of GST Identification Number (GSTIN). In the process, you will also get username and can set password for GST gov login. You can read our article to learn the entire process of GST registration.

2. How to login to the GST portal?

There are two types of login procedures for www.gst.gov.in. One is for existing users, and another is for new users. Let’s see in detail about both the procedures.

Existing user

Step 1: Visit www.gst.gov.in or GST portal and click on ‘Login’ appearing on the right hand corner of the homepage. GST Portal login - gst.gov.in   Step 2: Enter the username, password, captcha code and then click on ‘LOGIN’. steps for gst portal login   Step 3: You will see your dashboard upon a successful GST login. You can view a summary of the GST credits that you have, “FILE RETURNS” tab, “PAY TAX” tab, Annual Aggregate Turnover (AATO) along with notices/orders received and saved forms. existing-3

 

New user

Step 1: Click on the Login link given in top right-hand corner of the GST Home page. first time-1 Step 2: Click on the here link in the instruction at the bottom of the page that says “First time login: If you are logging in for the first time, click here to login”. first time-2 Step 3: Enter the provisional ID/GSTIN/UIN and password received on your e-mail address. Also, input the given captcha and then click on “Login”. first time-3 Step 4: The new credentials page is displayed. Enter the username and password of your choice. Re-confirm the password and then click on “Submit” button. first time-4 Step 5: A success message is displayed once the username and password have been created. You can now login to the GST Portal using these credentials. first time-5 Step 6: When you login for the first time on the GST Portal, you will be prompted to file a non-core amendment application to submit bank accounts details. Click on “FILE AMENDMENT” button. first time-6 Step 7: The application form for editing is displayed and non-core fields is available in editable form. Edit the details in the bank accounts tab by clicking “ADD NEW” button and submit the application. first time-7

3. Services available on GST portal

Here is a list of some services available on the GST Portal. Click on the service to see the detailed guide.

  1. Application for Registration for Normal Taxpayer, ISD, Casual Dealer
  2. Application for GST Practitioner
  3. Opting for Composition Scheme (GST CMP-02)
  4. Stock intimation for Composition Dealers (GST CMP-03)
  5. Opting out of Composition Scheme (GST CMP-04)
  6. Filing GST Returns
  7. Payment of GST
  8. Filing Table 6A of GSTR-1 (Export Refund)
  9. Claim Refund of excess GST paid (RFD-01)
  10. Furnish Letter of Undertaking(LUT)(RFD-11)
  11. Transition Forms (TRAN-1, TRAN-2, TRAN-3)
  12. Viewing E-Ledgers
  13. Filing of GSTR-9 -Annual Return
  14. Filing of GSTR-9C -Reconciliation Statement

Other than the above services changing core and non-core fields, browsing notices received, filing ITC Forms, Engage/ Disengage GST Practitioner are some of the other services provided on the GST Portal/ GSTN.  

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