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Octa GST Guide

Getting started with Octa GST

Overview

Every regular taxpayer is expected to furnish the details of all outward supplies (sales) & inwards supplies (purchases) pertaining to a return period in GST returns. The information required to be furnished in each return is divided in various tables. The full details of all sections can be found at CBEC website.

Octa GST is an offline software to generate and file these GST returns. This guide will help you get started with Octa GST. If you don't already have Octa GST installed on your computer, get it now. You can try it for free!!!

Once the relevant data has been entered, Octa GST is designed to generate all the tables of GST returns automatically. You can browse the data calculated in various tables but you don't have to understand these tables in order to use Octa GST.


GSTR-1

Details of all outward supplies (sales)


GSTR-2A

Auto-filled details of inward supplies (purchases)

GSTR-2A return cannot be filed. GSTR-2A contains the auto-filled data as reported by your suppliers. This data is read-only and should be used to reconcile the purchase transactions.

 
Describes how to view and convert GSTR 2A & GSTR 2 Data to Excel https://octabits.in/view-export-gstr2a
A short video (Hindi) to demonstrate the GSTR-2 return filing process using Octa GST return preparation software.

GSTR-3B

Summary of both outward and inward supplies

Regular GST returns (GSTR-1, GSTR-2 & GSTR-3) are new for every business in India. Understanding and adopting these returns will take some time. Therefore GSTR-3B return is introduced for an interim period (till Dec'2017). GSTR-3B return filing ensures that revenue collection of government is not impacted till regular GST return filing becomes a part of normal business processes.


Filing GSTR-4

Summary of both outward and inward supplies of composition taxpayers


Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions related to subscription, activation, data import & export, return filing etc.

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