Goods and Services Tax (GST) has made compliances much easier still there is a need for communication between GST Buyers and Suppliers in order to comply with GST rules and Act.
GST common portal has provided an option to the registered taxpayer for communication between GST Buyers and Suppliers.
Follow these simple steps in order to communicate with the GST buyers/ Suppliers on the GST common portal
Login to your GST common portal dashboard. Navigate to Services, the User Services, and select “Communication between taxpayers”.
Following options are available under the “Communication between taxpayers”:
- Inbox – Notification and Reply received
Every message received by the taxpayer either from the Recipient or from the supplier, will get a notification in this regard that contains a new message and reply received against their communication.
- Compose: Every taxpayer can reach their buyer as well as supplier in order to fulfill the GST compliance.
- Outbox – Notification, and Reply sent
Every outgoing message will be stored under outbox and the reply sent against the query of either buyer or supplier can be seen under the outbox.
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Reach out to your supplier or buyer by using the “Compose”:
|Notification to||Select either Supplier or Recipient|
|GSTIN||Provide GSTIN of Supplier or Recipient|
|Trade/ Legal Name||Trade/Legal Name will get automatically displayed after entering the GSTIN of the respective party|
|Subject||Specify the reason to communicate with the taxpayer|
|Reminder for Filing GSTR-3B/GSTR-1||Taxpayers can select the financial year, return period, Form Type for which they want to communicate with the taxpayer. Add record if there is more than one return period or financial year for which communication is required.|
|Document Details||Under this taxpayer has to select the Action required for communication: |
(a) File Missing Document
(b) Rejected – Amendment Required
(c) Rejected – wrongly sent to me
(d) Re-uploaded document
(e) payment made
|Document Type and other related details||Select document type as Invoice, Credit Note, Debit Note and provide other related basic details.|
|Recipient/Supplier Remarks||Elaborate your query (maximum up to 200 characters) in context with the above-mentioned document number.|
The sent message can be seen under “Outbox” and the reply received from such supplier will get notified and the same can be seen under “Inbox”.