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Check GST Return Status Tool




How to check GST Return Status?

Once the taxpayer has successfully made the payment he shall be directed to an acknowledgement page where the person who filed the return will get the ARN.

Now the question arises what is ARN?

ARN is Application Reference Number which is designated to every single taxpayer who files their GST Returns. Using ARN a taxpayer can track their return so filed.

Below are four different ways to check GST return status –

1. Masters India Website

Maters India Website is one stop portal which can help you out in any GST related queries. Any taxpayer can check theirs as well as suppliers GST Returns Status by just entering their own GSTIN and in case of suppliers, by simply entering their GSTIN. Knowing the Return Status of your supplier helps in day to day compliance of the taxpayer convenient.

For knowing your GST Returns Status by using Master India Portal you need to follow these steps which are mentioned below.

• Open the Master India Website: https://www.mastersindia.co/

• Click GST Resources Tab > Check GST Return Status.

Check GST Return status

• Select Year from the drop-down menu.

• Enter GSTIN and click Search.

Check GST Return Status Tool

• GST Return Status will show after entering these values

2. By Return Filing Period on the government portal

Before starting with the steps the taxpayer must have an access to their GST account so formed. Then follow the following procedural steps as followed using return filing period:

• Open the common portal: https://www.gst.gov.in/

• Enter your valid credentials on the login page.

• Maneuver the cursor and click Service > Returns > Track Return Status.

Return Filing Govt Portal

• Go to Return Filing Period.

• Choose the financial year in which the return has been filed from the drop-down list.

• Enter the Search button.

Return Filing Govt Portal

3. Checking GST Return Status using ARN

The person who files the return or in other words the taxpayer get an Application Reference Number (ARN) on their mentioned email id or on their phone messages in case the phone is registered with the common portal. These are the steps that shall be used while determining the return status through APN:

• Open the common portal: https://www.gst.gov.in/

• Enter your valid credentials on the login page.

• Maneuver the cursor and click Service > Returns > Track Return Status

• Write ARN in ARN field.

• Enter the Search button.

Return Filing Govt Portal4. Determining the status of GST Return status using Status

• Open the common portal: https://www.gst.gov.in/ 

• Enter your valid credentials on the login page.

• Maneuver the cursor and click Service > Returns > Track Return Status.

• Choose the Status of Return from the drop-down list.

• Enter the Search button.

Return Filing Govt PortalTypes of Return Application Status

There are different types of GST Return Application status which relies on the action of the taxpayer and they are as following:

• In case the return is due but it has not yet been filed then it will show the status “TO BE FILED.”

• When the return has been validated but shows the filing status pending than the status would show “SUBMITTED BUT NOT FILLED.”

• In case the return has been filed without any pending status than it shows “FILED-VALID” status.

• When the return has been filed but tax is not paid or less/short paid than the status would show “FILED-INVALID.”

Verifying and determining the e-Filed GST Returns

Any taxpayer can view and download the status of GST Returns which has been filed electronically by using the following procedure.

• Open the common portal: https://www.gst.gov.in/

• Enter your valid credentials on the login page.

• Maneuver the cursor and click Service > Returns > View e-Files Return

Return Filing Govt Portal

• Choose the Financial Year, Return Filing Period and Return Type from the drop-down menu.

If the taxpayers files the Return Quarterly, choose Quarter from the list.

If the taxpayers files the Return Monthly, choose Month from the list.

Return Filing Govt Portal• Enter the Search button and you can view GST Return Status.

Return Filing Govt PortalChecking Previous GST Return status

Any taxpayer can see or check the previous GST Return status online hassle-free by just following the above-mentioned steps but there are some cases when the GST Return status can only be viewed in the summarized form like GSTR1 and GSTR2 respectively.