Source: The Economic Times, Jan 22, 2019
NEW DELHI: Over 65.65 lakh GSTR-3B returns were filed till January 20, for the tax month of December, of which 13.30 lakh GSTR-3B returns were filed on the last day, as per data from Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN).
“This month’s return filing data till date shows that the GSTN return filing system was working within its expected limits… This was evident by the fact that till January 14, a total of 24.66 lakh GSTR-3B were filed,” an official said Tuesday.
GSTR 3B is a monthly return to be filed under GST in which every taxable person has to summarize the details of outward and inward supplies. On January 15, 2.66 lakh returns were filed, followed by 4.65 lakh on January 16, and 5.93 lakh returns were filed the next day.
In the last three days 8.32 lakh, 6.09 lakh and 13.30 lakh GSTR-3B returns were filed, respectively. “On 21st January, also, till 12 pm more than 2 lakh GSTR-3B were filed for the tax month of December, totalling the GSTR-3B returns filed to 67.70 lakh in this month,” the official added. Some issues about OTPs or onetime passwords being received with some time lag on account of delay by the email service provider or local internet issues, were raised, which were immediately addressed. “In order to ensure that no inconvenience is faced by the taxpayer, the OTPs are sent simultaneously on email as well as on registered mobile number,” the official added.