CGST Rule 62 – Form and manner of submission of quarterly return by the composition supplier [Updated 2019]

CGST Rule 62 – Form and manner of submission of quarterly return by the composition supplier.

Rule 62 (1)

Every registered person paying tax under section 10 shall, on the basis of details contained in FORM GSTR-4A, and where required, after adding, correcting or deleting the details, furnish the quarterly return in FORM GSTR-4 electronically through the common portal, either directly or through a Facilitation Centre notified by the Commissioner.

[1][Provided that the registered person who opts to pay tax under section 10 with effect from the first day of a month which is not the first month of a quarter shall furnish the return in FORM GSTR-4 for that period of the quarter for which he has paid tax under section 10 and shall furnish the returns as applicable to him for the period of the quarter prior to opting to pay tax under section 10.]

Rule 62 (2)

Every registered person furnishing the return under sub-rule (1) shall discharge his liability towards tax, interest, penalty, fees or any other amount payable under the Act or the provisions of this Chapter by debiting the electronic cash ledger.

Rule 62 (3)

The return furnished under sub-rule (1) shall include the –

(a) invoice wise inter-State and intra-State inward supplies received from registered and un-registered persons; and
(b) consolidated details of outward supplies made.

Rule 62 (4)

A registered person who has opted to pay tax under section 10 from the beginning of a financial year shall, where required, furnish the details of outward and inward supplies and return under rules 59, 60 and 61 relating to the period during which the person was liable to furnish such details and returns till the due date of furnishing the return for the month of September of the succeeding financial year or furnishing of annual return of the preceding financial year, whichever is earlier.

Explanation.– For the purposes of this sub-rule, it is hereby declared that the person shall not be eligible to avail of input tax credit on receipt of invoices or debit notes from the supplier for the period prior to his opting for the composition scheme.

Rule 62 (5)

A registered person opting to withdraw from the composition scheme at his own motion or where option is withdrawn at the instance of the proper officer shall, where required, furnish the details relating to the period prior to his opting for payment of tax under section 9 in FORM GSTR- 4 till the due date of furnishing the return for the quarter ending September of the succeeding financial year or furnishing of annual return of the preceding financial year, whichever is earlier.


[1] Proviso inserted by the Central Goods and Services Tax (Ninth Amendment) Rules, 2017 w.e.f. 13/10/2017 – Date of Amendment : 13-10-2017, Effective from : 13-10-2017, Retrospective Effect : No

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