GSTN introduces negative values in Table 4 of GSTR-3B from Jan’23 onwards

1.The Government vide Notification No. 14/2022 – Central Tax dated 05th July, 2022 has notified few changes in Table 4 of Form GSTR-3B for enabling taxpayers to report correct information regarding ITC availed, ITC reversal and ineligible ITC in Table 4 of GSTR-3B. According to the changes, the net ITC is to be reported in Table 4(A) and ITC reversal, if any, is to be reported in Table 4(B) of GSTR-3B.

2.Currently in GSTR-3B, credit note (CN) is being auto-populated in Table 4B(2), as ITC reversal. Now in view of the said changes, the impact of credit notes are also to be accounted on net off basis in Table 4(A) of GSTR-3B only. Accordingly following changes have been made in the GST Portal from January-2023 period onwards and shall be applicable from tax period – January 2023’ onwards.

3.The taxpayers are advised to go through instructions/help text carefully in GSTR-2B & System Generated GSTR-3B pdf before filing GSTR-3B.