GSTR-1 NIL Return on Desktop App

Learn how to file GSTR-1 NIL Return using Desktop App

Guide to file GSTR-1 NIL Return using Desktop App

Step 1: Select NIL Returns

Login to ClearTax GST Desktop app, select a ‘Business’. Under the ‘Returns’ tab and select NIL Returns

Step 2: GSTR-1 Nil Return

Select GSTR-1 Nil Return’ to file your Nil GSTR-1 return, It will take you directly to the ‘File GSTR-1 tab

Step 3: Select 'File with DSC' or 'File with EVC'

Under the ‘File GSTR-1’ tab → You get 2 options to Submit & File GSTR-1 Return

  • File with DSC ( You can file GSTR-1 using your DSC)

  • File with EVC (File GSTR-1 using OTP )

Step 4: GSTN Login Credentials

Enter your GSTN login credentials & click on ‘Continue’

This will take you to the GSTN login page. Enter the CAPTCHA and click on ‘Login’ to proceed

Step 5: NIL GSTR-1 details

ClearTax will automatically upload your NIL GSTR-1 details on the GST Portal in a matter of seconds

Step 6: File Nil GSTR-1

Just click on the Continue to Submit button to file your Nil GSTR-1 Return

Step 7: Verify

Enter the OTP sent to your registered mobile number & email id and click on ‘Verify’ to proceed

Your GSTR-1 Nil Return is now successfully filed on the GST Portal.

After successful filing, ClearTax will display the 'ARN Number' (provided by GST portal) in the Desktop app for your reference


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