How to File GST Returns Online

Login to the GST Portal

Access the official GST portal ( and log in with your credentials.

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Go to the Return Dashboard

Navigate to the 'Services' menu, then select 'Returns' and 'Returns Dashboard.

Select The Financial Period 

Choose the financial year and the return filing period (monthly or quarterly) for which you need to file the return. 


Choose the Return Form

Depending on your business type, select the appropriate return form (GSTR-1, GSTR-3B, etc.).

Fill in the required details such as outward and inward supplies, tax collected, and tax paid. Make sure to verify all entries to avoid errors.

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Enter Details

Save and Validate

Save the details periodically to avoid data loss. Validate all entries to ensure accuracy.

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After verifying the details, submit the return. The system will generate an ARN (Acknowledgment Reference Number) upon successful submission.

 If there's any tax payable, make the payment through the available online modes (net banking, credit/debit card, etc.)

File Return

Finally, file the return by clicking on the 'File' button and completing the verification through DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) or EVC (Electronic Verification Code).

Please save the acknowledgement receipt after downloading it for your records. 

Download Acknowledgment 

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