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Experience of Day One of Uploading Invoices on GSTN Portal By Cleartax

Updated on: Oct 25th, 2022


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The GSTN portal allowed taxpayers to upload invoices on 24th July for the first time. We will discuss the process of invoice uploading on GSTN.

Process of Uploading Invoices on GSTN

Go to website>>Dashboard>>Service>>Returns>>>>Returns Dashboard>>File returns>>Details of outward supplies of goods or services>> Prepare online OR Prepare Offline  

Preparing Offline

You need to upload a JSON file. For that, you need to convert your excel file to JSON file.

Preparing online

You will have many options such as:

  • B2B
  • B2C (Large invoices)
  • Credit/debit Notes

Click which is appropriate>>Add invoice>>Fill up details>>Save


You can select export sales, sales to SEZ, sales through e-commerce etc.


You can also fill in sales made through places like Amazon-

Day One Experience of Uploading Invoices on GSTN Portal

The website is clear and easy to use. There are separate types of invoices to choose from and you can fill up the details accordingly.

Problems we faced while uploading on GSTN Portal

  1. It is difficult to find out where one should upload invoices
  2. Only JSON files will be allowed to be uploaded. So, you must convert your excel sheet of invoices to JSON mode
  3. Entering all bills one by one will be time-consuming

How will ClearTax help you?

  • ClearTax GST Software is much easier to handle.
  • You can easily generate GST compliant invoices through ClearTax Bill Book
  • You can easily upload an excel copy of invoices in ClearTax GST Software. Any accounting software has the feature to generate an excel copy of your invoices. If you use our ClearTax Bill Book, you can easily generate an excel copy of your invoices and upload on our software. No conversion is required.
  • If you face any problems, we have handy videos and guides to help you out. Should you require further assistance, feel free to give us a call.
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On 24th July, GSTN portal started allowing taxpayers to upload invoices. The process involves going to the website, choosing invoice type, filling in details and saving. ClearTax offers an easier alternative for invoice uploading. Challenge includes difficulty in navigating the portal, the need for converting excel sheets to JSON format, and time-consuming manual entry. ClearTax provides guidance and support. Fastest 2B matching in India.

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