GST Annual Return (GSTR-9) – Format and Instructions to Fill
 
Vide Notification No. 39/2018-CT dated 4th September, 2018, the Central Government has notified the Annual Return to be Filed by GST Dealers. Below is the Format of GSTR-9 and instructions to fill and file.
All Queries on Annual Return + Reconciliation Statement + Audit Under GST can be Made in Comment Box Below.
 
DUE DATE 31.12.2018

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                                              “FORM GSTR-9 (See rule 80) Annual Return
Pt. I Basic Details
1 Financial Year
2 GSTIN
3A Legal Name
3B Trade Name (if any)
Pt. II Details of Outward and inward supplies declared during the financial year
(Amount in ₹ in all tables)
Nature of Supplies Taxable Value Central
Tax
State
Tax / UT Tax
Integrated
Tax
Cess
1 2 3 4 5 6
4 Details of advances, inward and outward supplies on which tax is payable as declared in returns filed during the financial year
A Supplies made to un-registered persons (B2C)
B Supplies made to registered persons
(B2B)
C Zero rated supply (Export) on payment of tax (except supplies to SEZs)
D Supply to SEZs on payment of tax
E Deemed Exports
F Advances on which tax has been paid but invoice has not been issued (not covered under (A) to (E) above)
G Inward supplies on which tax is to be paid on reverse charge basis
H Sub-total (A to G above)

I

Credit Notes issued in respect of transactions specified in (B) to (E) above (-)
J Debit Notes issued in respect of transactions specified in (B) to (E) above (+)
K Supplies / tax declared through
Amendments (+)
L Supplies / tax reduced through
Amendments (-)
M Sub-total (I to L above)
N Supplies and advances on which tax is to be paid (H + M) above
5 Details of Outward supplies on which tax is not payable as declared in returns filed during the financial year
A Zero rated supply (Export) without payment of tax
B Supply to SEZs without payment of tax
C Supplies on which tax is to be paid by the recipient on reverse charge basis
D Exempted
E Nil Rated
F Non-GST supply
G Sub-total (A to F above)
H Credit Notes issued in respect of transactions specified
in A to F above (-)
I Debit Notes issued in respect of transactions specified
in A to F above (+)
J Supplies declared through
Amendments (+)
K Supplies reduced through
Amendments (-)
L Sub-Total (H to K above)
M Turnover on which tax is not to be paid (G + L above)
N Total Turnover (including advances) (4N + 5M – 4G above)
Pt. III Details of ITC as declared in returns filed during the financial year
Description Type Central
Tax
State
Tax /
Integrated
Tax
Cess
UT Tax
1 2 3 4 5 6
6 Details of ITC availed as declared in returns filed during the financial year
A Total amount of input tax credit availed through FORM GSTR-3B (sum total of Table 4A of FORM GSTR-3B) <Auto> <Auto> <Auto> <Auto>

B

Inward supplies (other than imports and inward supplies liable to reverse charge but includes services received
from SEZs)
Inputs
Capital Goods
Input Services

C

Inward supplies received from unregistered persons liable to reverse charge (other than B above) on
which tax is paid & ITC availed
Inputs
Capital Goods
Input Services

D

Inward supplies received from registered persons liable to reverse charge (other than B above) on
which tax is paid and ITC availed
Inputs
Capital Goods
Input Services
E Import of goods (including supplies from SEZs) Inputs
Capital Goods
F Import of services (excluding inward supplies from
SEZs)
G Input Tax credit received from ISD
H Amount of ITC reclaimed (other than B above) under the provisions of the Act
I Sub-total (B to H above)
J Difference (I – A above)

K

Transition Credit through TRAN-I (including revisions if any)
L Transition Credit through TRAN-II
M Any other ITC availed but not specified above
N Sub-total (K to M above)
O Total ITC availed (I + N above)
7 Details of ITC Reversed and Ineligible ITC as declared in returns filed during the financial year
A As per Rule 37
B As per Rule 39
C As per Rule 42
D As per Rule 43
E As per section 17(5)
F Reversal of TRAN-I credit
G Reversal of TRAN-II credit
H Other reversals (pl. specify)
I Total ITC Reversed (A to H above)
J Net ITC Available for Utilization (6O – 7I)
8 Other ITC related information
A ITC as per GSTR-2A (Table 3 & 5 thereof) <Auto> <Auto> <Auto> <Auto>
B ITC as per sum total of 6(B) and 6(H) above <Auto>

C

ITC on inward supplies (other than imports and inward supplies liable to reverse charge but includes services received from SEZs) received during 2017-18 but availed during April to September, 2018
D Difference [A-(B+C)]
E ITC available but not availed (out of D)
F ITC available but ineligible (out of D)

G

IGST paid on import of goods (including supplies from
SEZ)
H IGST credit availed on import of goods (as per 6(E)
above)
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I Difference (G-H)
J ITC available but not availed on import of goods (Equal to I)

K

Total ITC to be lapsed in current financial year
(E + F + J)
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Pt. IV Details of tax paid as declared in returns filed during the financial year

9

Description Tax Payable Paid through cash Paid through ITC
Central
Tax
State Tax / UT Tax Integrated
Tax
Cess
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Integrated Tax
Central Tax
State/UT Tax
Cess
Interest
Late fee
Penalty
Other
Pt. V Particulars of the transactions for the previous FY declared in returns of April to September of current
FY or upto date of filing of annual return of previous FY   whichever is earlier
Description Taxable Value Central
Tax
State Tax / UT Tax Integrated
Tax
Cess
1 2 3 4 5 6
10 Supplies / tax declared through
Amendments (+) (net of debit notes)
11 Supplies / tax reduced through
Amendments (-) (net of credit notes)
12 Reversal of ITC availed during previous financial year
13 ITC availed for the previous financial year
14 Differential tax paid on account of declaration in 10 & 11 above
Description Payable Paid
1 2 3
Integrated Tax
Central Tax
State/UT Tax
Cess
Interest
Pt. VI Other Information
15 Particulars of Demands and Refunds
Details Central
Tax
State Tax / UT Tax Integrated Tax Cess Interest Penalty Late Fee
/ Others
1 2 3 4 5
A Total
Refund claimed
B Total Refund sanctioned
C Total Refund Rejected
D Total Refund Pending
E Total demand of taxes

F

Total
taxes paid in respect of E
above

G

Total
demands pending out of E above
16 Information on supplies received from composition taxpayers, deemed supply under section 143 and goods sent on approval basis
Details Taxable Value Central
Tax
State Tax / UT Tax Integrated
Tax
Cess
1 2 3 4 5 6
A Supplies received from Composition taxpayers
B Deemed supply under Section 143

C

Goods sent on approval basis but not returned
17 HSN Wise Summary of outward supplies
HSN Code UQC Total
Quantity
Taxable
Value
Rate of Tax Central
Tax
State Tax / UT Tax Integrated
Tax
Cess
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
I hereby solemnly affirm and declare that the information given herein above is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief and nothing has been concealed there from and in case of any reduction in output tax liability the benefit thereof has been/will be passed on to the recipient of supply.
SSignature Place                                                                                                 Name of Authorised Signatory
Date                                                                                                              Designation / Status
Instructions: –
  1. Terms used:
a. GSTIN: Goods and Services Tax Identification Number
b. UQC: Unit Quantity Code
c. HSN: Harmonized System of Nomenclature Code
  1. The details for the period between July 2017 to March 2018 are to be provided in this return.
  1. Part II consists of the details of all outward supplies & advances received during the financial year for which the annual return is filed.  The details filled in Part  II is a consolidation of all the supplies declared by the taxpayer in the returns filed during the financial year. The instructions to fill Part II are as follows:
Table No. Instructions
4A Aggregate value of supplies made to consumers and unregistered persons on
which tax has been paid shall be declared here. These will include details of supplies made through E-Commerce operators and are to be declared as net of credit notes or debit notes issued in this regard. Table 5, Table 7 along with respective amendments in Table 9 and Table 10 of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
4B Aggregate value of supplies made to registered persons (including supplies made to UINs) on which tax has been paid shall be declared here. These will include supplies made through E-Commerce operators but shall not include supplies on which tax is to be paid by the recipient on reverse charge basis. Details of debit and credit notes are to be mentioned separately. Table 4A and Table 4C of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
4C Aggregate value of exports (except supplies to SEZs) on which tax has been
paid shall be declared here. Table 6A of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
4D Aggregate value of supplies to SEZs on which tax has been paid shall be
declared here. Table 6B of GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
4E Aggregate value of supplies in the nature of deemed exports on which tax has been paid shall be declared here. Table 6C of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
4F Details of all unadjusted advances i.e. advance has been received and tax has
been paid but invoice has not been issued in the current year shall be declared here. Table 11A of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
4G Aggregate value of all inward supplies (including advances and net of credit
and debit notes) on which tax is to be paid by the recipient (i.e.by the person
filing the annual return) on reverse charge basis. This shall include supplies received from registered persons, unregistered persons on which tax is levied on reverse charge basis. This shall also include aggregate value of all import of services. Table 3.1(d) of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details.
4I Aggregate value of credit notes issued in respect of B to B supplies (4B),
exports  (4C),  supplies  to  SEZs  (4D)  and  deemed  exports  (4E)  shall  be declared here. Table 9B of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
4J Aggregate value of debit notes issued in respect of B to B supplies (4B),
exports  (4C),  supplies  to  SEZs  (4D)  and  deemed  exports  (4E)  shall  be declared here. Table 9B of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
4K & 4L Details of amendments made to B to B supplies (4B), exports (4C), supplies to
SEZs (4D) and deemed exports (4E), credit notes (4I), debit notes (4J) and refund vouchers shall be declared here. Table 9A and Table 9C of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
5A Aggregate value of exports (except supplies to SEZs) on which tax has not
been paid shall be declared here. Table 6A of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
5B Aggregate value of supplies to SEZs on which tax has not been paid shall be
declared here. Table 6B of GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
5C Aggregate  value  of  supplies  made  to  registered  persons  on  which  tax  is payable by the recipient on reverse charge basis. Details of debit and credit notes are to be mentioned separately. Table 4B of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
5D,5E
and 5F
Aggregate  value  of  exempted,  Nil  Rated  and  Non-GST  supplies  shall  be
declared here. Table 8 of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details. The value of “no supply” shall also be declared here.
5H Aggregate  value  of  credit  notes  issued  in  respect  of  supplies  declared  in
5A,5B,5C, 5D, 5E and 5F shall be declared here. Table 9B of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
5I Aggregate  value  of  debit  notes  issued  in  respect  of  supplies  declared  in
5A,5B,5C, 5D, 5E and 5F shall be declared here. Table 9B of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
5J & 5K Details of amendments made to exports (except supplies to SEZs) and supplies
to SEZs on which tax has not been paid shall be declared here. Table 9A and
Table 9C of FORM GSTR-1 may be used for filling up these details.
5N Total turnover including the sum of all the supplies (with additional supplies
and amendments) on which tax is payable and tax is not payable shall be declared here. This shall also include amount of advances on which tax is paid but invoices have not been issued in the current year. However, this shall not include the aggregate value of inward supplies on which tax is paid by the recipient (i.e. by the person filing the annual return) on reverse charge basis.
  1. Part III consists of the details of all input tax credit availed and reversed in the financial
year for which the annual return is filed. The instructions to fill Part III are as follows:
Table No. Instructions
6A Total  input  tax  credit  availed  in  Table  4A  of  FORM  GSTR-3B  for  the
taxpayer would be auto-populated here.
6B Aggregate value of input tax credit availed on all inward supplies except those
on which tax is payable on reverse charge basis but includes supply of services received from SEZs shall be declared here. It may be noted that the total ITC availed is to be classified as ITC on inputs, capital goods and input services. Table 4(A)(5) of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details.

This shall not include ITC which was availed, reversed and then reclaimed in the ITC ledger. This is to be declared separately under 6(H) below.

6C Aggregate value of input tax credit availed on all inward supplies received
from unregistered persons (other than import of services) on which tax is payable on reverse charge basis shall be declared here. It may be noted that the total ITC availed is to be classified as ITC on inputs, capital goods and input services. Table 4(A)(3) of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details.
6D Aggregate value of input tax credit availed on all inward supplies received
from registered persons on which tax is payable on reverse charge basis shall be declared here. It may be noted that the total ITC availed is to be classified as ITC on inputs, capital goods and input services. Table 4(A)(3) of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details.
6E Details of input tax credit availed on import of goods including supply of
goods received from SEZs shall be declared here. It may be noted that the total
ITC availed is to be classified as ITC on inputs and capital goods. Table
4(A)(1) of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details.
6F Details of input tax credit availed on import of services (excluding inward
supplies from SEZs) shall be declared here. Table 4(A)(2) of FORM GSTR-
3B may be used for filling up these details.
6G Aggregate value of input tax credit received from input service distributor
shall be declared here. Table 4(A)(4) of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details.
6H Aggregate value of input tax credit availed, reversed and reclaimed under the
provisions of the Act shall be declared here.
6J The difference between the total amount of input tax credit availed through
FORM GSTR-3B and input tax credit declared in row B to H shall be declared here. Ideally, this amount should be zero.
6K Details of transition credit received in the electronic credit ledger on filing of FORM  GST  TRAN-I including revision  of TRAN-I (whether upwards  or downwards), if any shall be declared here.
6L Details of transition credit received in the electronic credit ledger after filing
of FORM GST TRAN-II shall be declared here.
6M Details of ITC availed but not covered in any of heads specified under 6B to
6L above shall be declared here. Details of ITC availed through FORM ITC-
01 and FORM ITC-02 in the financial year shall be declared here.
7A,    7B,
7C,    7D,
7E,     7F,
7G     and
7H
Details of input tax credit reversed due to ineligibility or reversals required
under rule 37, 39,42 and 43 of the CGST Rules, 2017 shall be declared here. This column should also contain details of any input tax credit reversed under section 17(5) of the CGST Act, 2017 and details of ineligible transition credit claimed under FORM GST TRAN-I or FORM GST TRAN-II and then subsequently reversed. Table 4(B) of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details. Any ITC reversed through FORM ITC -03 shall be declared in  7H.
8A The total credit available for inwards supplies (other than imports and inwards supplies liable to reverse charge but includes services received from SEZs) received during 2017-18 and reflected in FORM GSTR-2A (table 3 & 5 only) shall be auto-populated in this table. This would be the aggregate of all the input tax credit that has been declared by the corresponding suppliers in their FORM GSTR-I.
8B The input tax credit as declared in Table 6B and 6H shall be auto-populated
here.
8C Aggregate value of input tax credit availed on all inward supplies (except
those on which tax is payable on reverse charge basis but includes supply of services received from SEZs) received during July 2017 to March 2018 but credit  on  which  was  availed  between  April  to  September  2018  shall  be declared here. Table 4(A)(5) of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details.
8E & 8F Aggregate value of the input tax credit which was available in FORM GSTR-
2A (table 3 & 5 only) but not availed in any of the FORM GSTR-3B returns shall be declared here.  The credit shall be classified as credit which was available and not availed or the credit was not availed as the same was ineligible. The sum total of both the rows should be equal to difference in 8D.
8G Aggregate value of IGST paid at the time of imports (including imports from
SEZs) during the financial year shall be declared here.
8H The input tax credit as declared in Table 6E shall be auto-populated here.
8K The total input tax credit which shall lapse for the current financial year shall be computed in this row.
  1. Part IV is the actual tax paid during the financial year. Payment of tax under Table 6.1 of
FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details.
  1. Part V consists of particulars of transactions for the previous financial year but declared in the returns of April to September of current FY or date of filing of Annual Return for previous financial year (for example in the annual return for the FY 2017-18, the transactions declared in April to September 2018 for the FY 2017-18 shall be declared),
whichever is earlier. The instructions to fill Part V are as follows:
Table No. Instructions
10 & 11 Details of additions or amendments to any of the supplies already declared in
the returns of the previous financial year but such amendments were furnished in Table 9A, Table 9B and Table 9C of FORM GSTR-1 of April to September of the current financial year or date of filing of Annual Return for the previous financial year, whichever is earlier shall be declared here.
12 Aggregate  value  of  reversal  of  ITC  which  was  availed  in  the  previous financial year but reversed in returns filed for the months of April   to September  of the current financial year or date of filing of Annual Return for previous financial year , whichever is earlier shall be declared here.   Table
4(B) of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details.
13 Details of ITC for goods or services received in the previous financial year but ITC for the same was availed in returns filed for the months of April to September of the current financial year or date of filing of Annual Return for the previous financial year whichever is earlier shall be declared here. Table
4(A) of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details.
  1. Part VI consists of details of other information. The instructions to fill Part VI are as
follows:
Table No. Instructions
15A,
15B,
15C   and
15D
Aggregate value of refunds  claimed, sanctioned,  rejected  and  pending  for
processing shall be declared here. Refund claimed will be the aggregate value of all the refund claims filed in the financial year and will include refunds which have been sanctioned, rejected or are pending for processing. Refund sanctioned means the aggregate value of all refund sanction orders. Refund pending will be the aggregate amount in all refund application for which acknowledgement has been received and will exclude provisional refunds received. These will not include details of non-GST refund claims.
15E,  15F
and 15G
Aggregate  value  of  demands  of  taxes  for  which  an  order  confirming  the
demand has been issued by the adjudicating authority shall be declared here. Aggregate value of taxes paid out of the total value of confirmed demand  as declared in 15E above shall be declared here.   Aggregate value of demands pending recovery out of 15E above shall be declared here.
16A Aggregate value of supplies received from composition taxpayers shall be
declared here.  Table 5 of FORM GSTR-3B may be used for filling up these details.
16B Aggregate value of all deemed supplies from the principal to the job-worker in terms of sub-section (3) and sub-section (4) of Section 143 of the CGST Act shall be declared here.
16C Aggregate  value  of  all  deemed  supplies  for  goods  which  were  sent  on
approval  basis  but  were not  returned  to  the principal  supplier within  one eighty days of such supply shall be declared here.
17 & 18 Summary of supplies effected and received against a particular HSN code to be reported only in this table. It will be optional for taxpayers having annual turnover upto ₹ 1.50 Cr. It will be mandatory to report HSN code at two digits level for taxpayers having annual turnover in the preceding year above ₹ 1.50
Cr but upto ₹ 5.00 Cr and at  four digits’  level for taxpayers  having annual turnover above ₹ 5.00 Cr. UQC details to be furnished only for supply of goods. Quantity is to be reported net of returns. Table 12 of FORM GSTR –
1 may be used for filling up details in Table 17.
19 Late fee will be payable if annual return is filed after the due date.

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