Form GSTR-9 is an annual return to be filed by all registered taxpayers irrespective of the turnover of an entity. A taxpayer shall report all outward supplies, inward supplies, taxes paid, refund claimed, demands raised and ITC availed and utilized in Form GSTR-9. GSTR-1 and GSTR-3B should be filed before filing the annual return for the financial year.
|A||Total amount of Input tax credit availed through Form GSTR-3B.||The details of ITC availed through Table 4A of GSTR-3B are auto-populated in this Table and the same is non-editable.|
|B||Inward Supplies (other than imports and inward supplies liable to reverse charge but includes services received from SEZs)||This Table requires categorization of ITC claimed on all inward supplies other than imports and those subject to reverse charge, but includes supplies received from SEZ into Input, Capital and Services. Table 4(A)(5) of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details.|
|C & D||Inward Supplies liable to reverse charge on which tax is paid and ITC availed
6C: Received from unregistered persons
6D: Received from registered persons
|Aggregate value of input tax credit on all inward supplies liable to reverse charge should be reported in these Tables.
6C: Supplies received from unregistered persons
6D: Supplies received from registered persons
Table 4(A)(3) of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details
|E||Import of goods (including supplies from SEZ)||The aggregate value of ITC availed on all imports from outside India/SEZ units should be reported in this Table.
|F||Import of services (excluding inward supplies from SEZs)||The aggregate value of ITC availed on all import services from outside India should be reported in this Table.
|G||Input Tax credit received from ISD||The aggregate value of ITC availed on invoices raised by ISD should be reported in this Table.
|H||Amount of ITC reclaimed||The aggregate value of ITC which was availed, reversed and reclaimed during the same financial year should be reported in this Table.
|I||Sub-total (B to H above)||It is a sub-total of 6B to 6H (auto-filled).|
|J||Difference (I - A above)||It is calculated as a difference between rows I and A. The difference should ideally be NIL because the data in 6A is auto-populated from GSTR-3B and Table 6B to 6H is a mere classification of ITC availed in GSTR-3B into input, input services, and capital goods.|
|K, L & M||Transitional and other input tax credit||Table 6K: The amount of transition credit received in the electronic credit ledger through TRAN-I should be reported here.
Table 6L: The amount of credit received in the electronic credit ledger through TRAN-II should be reported here.
Table 6M: Details of ITC availed but not covered in any of heads specified under rows B to L above shall be declared here. Details of ITC availed through FORM ITC-01 and FORM ITC-02 in the financial year shall be declared here.
|N||Sub-total (K to M above)||It is the subtotal of rows K to M (auto-filled).|
|O||Total ITC availed (I + N above)||Total ITC availed is reported here which is a total of rows I and N.|
2. How to fill Table 7: Details of ITC reversed and Ineligible ITC for the financial year
|A||As per Rule 37||As per Rule 37, all registered persons should reverse the ITC claimed on inward supplies for which he has failed to pay consideration to the supplier within 180 days from the date of issue of the invoice. Such reversals should be reported here.|
|B||As per Rule 39||Rule 39 states the procedure for distribution of ITC by ISD. So, if a supplier issues a credit note to ISD then such reversal of ITC should be in the same proportion as distribution of ITC.|
|C||As per Rule 42||Rule 42 requires reversal of credit where supply is partly used for business and partly for other purposes, or partly used for effecting taxable supplies including zero rated supplies and partly for effecting exempt supplies. Such reversals are to be reported here.|
|D||As per Rule 43||Rule 43 requires reversal of a portion of ITC on capital goods which are partly used for making taxable supplies, zero-rated supplies, partly for exempt supplies and other purposes. Thus, a reversal of a portion of ITC is required which is attributable to exempt supplies or for non-business use. Such reversals are to be reported here.|
|E||As per section 17(5)||Section 17(5) specifies some of the ITC as blocked credits. Such credits are to be reported here.|
|F||Reversal of TRAN-I credit||Reversal of TRAN-I credit which was earlier claimed and reported under Table 6K should be reported here.
Such reversals may be due to claiming of credit which is not admissible under GST Law. E.g Credit of Krishi Kalyan Cess.
|G||Reversal of TRAN-II credit||Reversal of TRANS-II credit which was earlier claimed and reported under Table 6L should be reported here.|
|H||Other reversals (if any)||ITC reversed through FORM ITC -03 shall be reported here.|
|I||Total ITC Reversed (Sum of A to H above)||This is a sum-total of A-H above.|
|J||Net ITC Available for Utilization (60 - 7I)||Net ITC available for utilization is 6O(Total ITC availed) - 7I(Total ITC reversed).|
3. How to fill Table 8: Other ITC Related Information
|A||ITC as per GSTR-2A||The total credit available for inward supplies (other than imports and inwards supplies liable to reverse charge but includes services received from SEZs) pertaining to FY 2017-18 and reflected in FORM GSTR-2A shall be auto-populated in this table, and the same is non-editable. [Table 8A is the most important table in terms of ITC reconciliation for a FY. ]|
|B||ITC as per sum total of 6(B) and 6(H) above||The input tax credit as declared in Table 6B and 6H shall be auto-populated here.|
|C||ITC on inward supplies (other than imports and inward supplies liable to reverse charge but includes services received from an SEZ) received during 2017-18 but availed during April to September 2018||Amount of ITC availed on all inward supplies other than imports and those liable to reverse charge, received during July 2017 to March 2018 but the credit was availed from April 2018 to September 2018 should be reported.
|D||Difference [A-(B+C)]||This Table is the difference between row (A) and the sum-total of rows B and C. However, there may be circumstances where the credit availed in FORM GSTR-3B was greater than the credit available in FORM GSTR-2A. In such cases, the value in row D shall be negative.|
|E||ITC available but not availed
|The credit which was available and not availed in FORM GSTR-3B and the credit that was not availed in FORM GSTR-3B as the same was ineligible shall be declared here. Ideally, if 8D is positive, the sum of 8E and 8F shall be equal to 8D.|
|F||ITC available but ineligible|
|G||IGST paid on import of goods (including supplies from SEZ)||IGST paid at the time of imports (including imports from SEZs) during a financial year shall be reported here.|
|H||IGST credit availed on import of goods (as per 6E above)||This Table will be auto-populated from Table 6(E).|
|I||Difference (G-H)||This Table is a difference between rows G and H above.|
|J||ITC available but not availed on import of goods||Details will come from row I above.|
|K||Total ITC to be lapsed in the current financial year (E + F + J)||This Table is a sum-total of rows E, F, and J above.|
4. How to get invoice-wise details of Table 8A
To get the invoice-wise details of Table 8A, you can click on the button titled 'Download Table 8A Document Details' displayed under the instructions on the GSTR-9 form.
Detailed explanation on filing tables 12-13
5. How to fill Table 12 and 13: Details of the previous Financial Year's transactions reported in the next Financial Year
|Table 12||Reversal of ITC availed during the previous financial year||Aggregate value of reversal of ITC which was availed in the FY 2017-18, but reversed in returns filed for the months of April 2018 to September 2018 or date of filing of Annual Return for the previous financial year, whichever is earlier shall be reported here.
|Table 13||ITC availed for the previous financial year||Details of ITC for goods or services received in FY 2017-18 but ITC for the same was availed in returns filed for the months of April 2018 to September 2018 or date of filing of Annual Return for the previous financial year whichever is earlier shall be reported here.
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