When we refer relevant notifications, we can consider that above clarifications are not as per law. So, you are requested to please ask the GSTN to make necessary changes in the reporting of HSN Codes in GSTR-1 and not to issue any clarification which is not as per law.
With effect from 1st January, 2021, all taxpayers with Annual Aggregate Turnover up to Rs 5 Crore have been given an option to file their Form GSTR-1 Statement and Form GSTR-3B return on a quarterly basis. They also have an option to file B2B invoice details in Invoice Furnishing Facility (IFF) for months 1 and 2 (eg. Jan and Feb) of the quarter in order to pass on the credit, whereas the remaining invoices have to be declared in the Quarterly Form GSTR-1 of Month 3 (e.g. March).
GSTN has replied to the query as under: Invoices reported in IFF for Jan or Feb 2021 will not be reflected in quarterly GSTR-1 from Jan-March 2021. Please refer Rule-59(3) of the CGST Rules.
While taking ITC on purchases and other expenses, kindly verify that supplier has mentioned HSN/ SAC code in invoice as required. If HSN/ SAC Code is not mentioned in invoice, then ITC will not be available.
GSTN has recently twitted about some upcoming changes in GSTR-1 which are as under:
1. Column “Total Value” to be removed from Table-12 (HSN wise summary of outward supplies) of Form GSTR-1.
2. A new entry “Rate of Tax” to be inserted in place of Column “Total Value”. Thus, HSN code to be reported Rate Wise.
3. Changes in reporting of number of digit of HSN code as per Notification No. 78/2020- Central Tax and 79/2020- Central Tax Dated 15/10/2020.
The Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) has issued Circular No. 04/2021-Customs dated 16th February 2021 regarding extension of IGST Refund Circular for records not transmitted due to GSTR1 & GSTR3B mismatch error up-to 31.03.2021.
Department has issued below circular prescribing Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to be followed in case of suspension of GST Registration due to discrepancy between “GST payable and actual GST paid”. To protect yourself from this type of notice or suspension of registration, please reconcile your books with all GST Returns and pay short-fall in tax with interest. Remember that if you have not filed your GSTR-9/9C for relevant year, the details as available in GSTR-1/ GSTR-3B/ GSTR-2A will be final.
(1.) Insertion of Sub-section (12) in Section 75: As per the proposed amendment in section 75, if any registered person uploaded invoices in GSTR-1 and forget to amend/ remove them/ upload credit note issued against that invoice till the specified date but paid tax as per net output, then this will be deemed as self-assessment tax and recovery provisions will enforced on that registered person without any show cause notice.