GSTR-1 Filing with GoFrugal



It has not even been a week since businesses filed their GSTR-3B on August 25th. Being an authorized GST Suvidha Provider, GoFrugal had offered their best to ensure that the GSTR-3B filing was done smoothly by all its customers.

With the buzz on GSTR-3B has come down, it is now time for businesses to file their GSTR 1. This is supposed to be done on or before September 5th.

 GSTR1 is a summary of all the outward supplies which consists of sections that need to be filed separately. As a GoFrugal user, it will be an easy 3-step process for you will need to do to file your GSTR 1 to the GST government portal. 

 

Step 1: Download your CSV from our GoFrugal Tax filing web application.

Step 2: Convert the CSV into JSON in the Government GST offline tool

Step 3: Upload the JSON file to the Official Government Portal individually for every section

 

 Step 1: Download your CSV from our GoFrugal Tax filing web application.

 

For RPOS6 & RPOS7

*Click here for your product GSTR-1 video: GoFrugal HQ / GoFrugal DE

  • Click on GO and type GST Open GST filing window. OR Go to Tools > Add-on products > GST filing
  • This opens a window where you can log in using your Admin User ID and Password
  • Choose the Company in the left top corner of your screen in case you have multiple companies and the financial year and month.
  • An overall summary of your GSTIN along with your GSTR-3B and GSTR-1 will be displayed here.
  • You shall click on GSTR-1 to view the different sections that come under it.
  • Export by clicking on Export in the right top corner and selecting GSTR-1. The number of records field can be reduced if the performance of the Government portal is bad.
  • Save the Zip file which will be in the name of your business with the financial year and month
  • Extract the Zip file and now the different sections on the GSTR-1 will be found in CSV format which should be now converted into JSON. 

 

Step 2: Convert the CSV into JSON in the Government GST offline tool

 

For RPOS6 & RPOS7

*Click here for your product GSTR-1 video: GoFrugal HQ / GoFrugal DE

  • Download the Government’s GST offline tool by clicking Help from the drop down in the right top corner where you’ll be able to find the FAQs
  • Extract these files and install the Government GSTR Offline tool
  • Open the GST Offline tool and select ‘Upload the new invoice/other data for return’ option
  • Enter your business details in the mandated fields and click ‘Proceed’
  • Click on ‘Import Files’ and select the respective section file that is to be uploaded from the drop down menu and click on ‘Import CSV’.  For eg: If you have selected HSN summary from the drop down, select the CSV file with the same name among the downloaded files. Now proceed by clicking OK. 
  • Once all the section files are imported, click ‘Generate File’ to generate the JSON.
  • Download the JSON file (Will be found in the Downloads Folder) and upload in the

 

Step 3: Upload the JSON file to the Official Government Portal individually for every section

 

For RPOS6 & RPOS7

*Click here for your product GSTR-1 video: GoFrugal HQ / GoFrugal DE

  • Go to ‘More’ in the right top corner of the screen and select ‘Help’ and you will find the link to the GSTN Portal under the question ‘How should I upload the GSTR-1 data to the GSTN portal?’
  • Click on the GSTN portal link and log in with your Username and Password
  • Under Services, select ‘Returns’. Now choose the Financial year and Returns Filing period from the drop down.
  • Under GSTR-1, select the option ‘Prepare Offline’. Now in the new Invoice Upload screen select ‘Upload’ to upload the JSON file. Once uploaded the file, now you can file your GSTR-1
  • After 15-20 minutes of uploading, click Back on your browser and now click ‘Prepare Online’ under GSTR-1, your information will be auto-populated online.
  • Verify the data and click the check box down below and click submit to file your GSTR-1. 

 

 With the above steps, you shall file your GSTR-1 with ease. For any queries regarding your Accounts and Filing, we suggest you consult your tax expert.