GSTR 7
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GSTR-7 is a monthly return to be filed by the persons required to deduct TDS under the GST. Find all about the GSTR-7 filing, form, details from GST Suvidha Centers.

GSTR 7

GSTR 7 is the return that has to be filed by the tax deductor about tax deducted at the source. Deductor is required to file the return and has to provide the detail of the amount of TDS in his return. When the deductor pays the amount of TDS, it shall get reflected into the credit ledger of the deductee. The deductee shall claim credit, in his electronic cash ledger, of the tax deducted by the deductor.

Apart from the return, the Tax deductor has to furnish the Certificate of Deduction to the deductee which shall include:

 the contract value,
 the rate of deduction,
 the amount deducted,
 an amount paid to the appropriate Government and
 such particulars as may be prescribed in this behalf.

GSTR 7 has a total of 8 headings, the taxable person need not worry as most of these will be pre-filled. But we need to understand certain terms:

 GSTIN : Goods and Services Taxpayer Identification Number
 UIN : Unique Identification Number
 UQC : Unit Quantity Code
 HSN : Harmonised System of Nomenclature
 SAC : Services Accounting Code
 POS : Place of Supply of Goods and Services
 B2B : From one registered person to another registered person
 B2C : From registered person to unregistered person

When to file GSTR-7?

 The GSTR-7 for a particular month can be filed upon the completion of that month.

 The last day for filing this return is before the 10th of the following month. (E.g.: If you are filing the GSTR-7 for March 2018 then, you have to file it before the 10th of April 2018.)

Why is GSTR-7 important?

GSTR 7 shows the details of TDS deducted, the number of TDS paid and payable, any refund of TDS claimed. The deductee i.e. the person whose TDS has been deducted can claim the input credit of such TDS deducted and utilize for the payment of output tax liability. The details of TDS deducted is available electronically to each of the deductees in PART ‘C’ of Form GSTR 2A after the due date of filing of Form GSTR 7. Also, the certificate for such TDS deducted shall be made available to the deductee in Form GSTR 7A based on return filed in GSTR 7.

Prerequisites for filing GSTR-7

To file the GSTR-7:

 You must be a registered taxpayer under the GST with a 15 digit PAN based GSTIN.
 The aggregate turnover of your business should be greater than 20 lakh rupees.
 You must capture the details of all those transactions where you deduct tax and pay it on behalf of your vendors (while giving them IT credit).

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