The Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) made a Press Release on 29th August 2020 informing about the improvements made in GSTR-2A.

The Press Release said, “Two new tables have been inserted in GSTR-2A for displaying details of import of goods from overseas and inward supplies made from SEZ units / SEZ developers. Taxpayers can now view their bill of entries data which is received by the GST System (GSTN) from ICEGATE System (Customs). The present data upload has been done on a trial basis to give a feel of the functionality and to get feedback from the taxpayers on the same.”

The GST System is now displaying data up to 6th August 2020 only. And the system is also not containing Import information for the bill of entries filed at non-computerized ports (non-EDI ports) and imports made through courier services/post office. It is also informed to the taxpayers that this information will also be made available in a short period.

The release also mentioned that the amendment information made in the details of bill of entries will also get provided soon.

CBIC has requested to the taxpayers to share their feedback through raising a ticket on the self-service portal (

With Warm Regards,

CL Bureau.

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