GSTR-10 : FAQs on filing of Final Return under GST
Goods and Service Tax is full of Returns. After cancellation of GST number one has to file one more GST Return as well that is the final Return in form GSTR-10. This article contains the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on filing of GSTR-10.
Q. What is GSTR-10?
ANS. GSTR 10 is a final return that has to be filed by a registered taxpayer whenever they cancel their GST registration or at the time of closing down a business (either voluntarily or because of a government order).
Q. Who needs to file GSTR-10?
ANS. Every person registered under GST, whose registration has been cancelled shall file a final return in form GSTR-10. It is required to be filed by every taxpayer except-
- Input Service Distributor (ISD)
- Non-resident taxable persons (NRTP)
- TDS deductor
- Composition Taxpayers
- TCS Collector
Q. When is GSTR-10 filed?
ANS. GSTR 10 should be filled within 3 months from the-
Date of cancellation
Date of order of cancellation, Whichever is later.
For example, if the date of cancellation is 1st July 2020, GSTR 10 is to be filed by 30th September 2020.
Q. What are the pre-conditions for filling of GSTR-10?
ANS. The individual should be register under GST and the individual must be closing down his business or cancelling his GST registration. In other words, he or she have-
1. Valid User ID and password.
2. Applied for cancellation of registration and order has been issued for cancellation of registration or in case of suo-moto cancellation by tax authorities, an order has been issued for cancellation of registration.
Q. Is filling of GSTR-10 mandatory?
ANS. Yes, filing of GSTR-10 is mandatory for every taxpayers.
Q. What if an individual fails to file GSTR-10?
ANS. If an individual fails to file GSTR-10 then show cause notice will be sent to that registered person and a period of 15 days will be given to file the return.
Q. What is the penalty of non-filling of GSTR-10?
ANS. If the individual fails to file final return after receiving notice, then he shall pay late fee of Rs. 200 for each day during which such failure continues. However, the maximum amount of late fee cannot exceeds Rs 10,000.
Q. What is ARN?
ANS. ARN (Application Reference Number) is generated after successful filing of GSTR-10.
Q. Can we file GSTR-10 Nil?
ANS. Yes, GSTR-10 can be filed Nil.
Q. Is GSTR-10 possible to revise after filling?
ANS. No, GSTR 10 cannot be revised. Therefore, one should file the final return carefully.
Q. What are the particulars of Final return?
ANS. Following are the particulars of Final Return-
|Table No.2||Legal Name|
|Table No.3||Business Name|
|Table No.5||Application Reference Number (ARN) of surrender application|
|Table No.6||Effective date of Cancellation/ Surrender|
|Table No.7||Whether cancellation order has been passed|
|Table No.8||If yes, Unique ID od cancellation order.|
|Table No.9||Date of cancellation order|
|Table No.10||Particulars of closing stock held on date of cancellation/surrender|
|Table No.11||Amount of Tax payable on closing stock|
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