On Monday 8th June 2020 Central Government has allows the feature of file Nil GST monthly return Form GSTR-3B via SMS for small businessmen.
The main object of the central government to launch this feature to make tax compliance easier for the assessment.
Under the facility, small traders and businessmen will be able to file GST returns by sending an SMS through their mobile phones.
The facility of GST returns via mobile SMS will benefit around 22 lakh, small traders, and businessmen.
Procedure for avail the benefit of the service send text SMS from your mobile phone with following instruction:
NIL<space>3B<space>GSTIN<space>Tax period and send it to 14409.
For example: NIL 3B 03XXXXXXXXXXXZA 052020.
And the verification code will be sent on your mobile phone that will be valid for 30 minutes.
Thereafter confirm of your NIL Filing as follows:
CNF<space>3B<space>Code and send it to 14409.
For example: CNF 3B 245685
And then a confirmation SMS will be sent on your mobile like:
Your, 03XXXXXXXXXXXZA, GSTR3B for 052020 is filed successfully and acknowledged vide ARN is AA070219000384. Please use this ARN to track the status of your return.
You can also track the status of your filed return on the GST portal by logging into the GSTIN account and navigating to Services>Returns>Track Return Status.