How To File Nil GST Return Using SMS ?

Step by step process to file Nil GST Return Using SMS – The Government of India has introduced the filling of NIL monthly returns of goods and services tax (GST) through an SMS. All the eligible businesses with a NIL GST liability in a month will be able to file their return through form GSTR-3B using this facility.

The SMS Based NIL GST returns will improve the ease of GST compliance for majority of registered taxpayers, who were otherwise required log into their accounts on the common GST portal for filing their returns every month.

Government has made it very much clear that the taxpayers with NIL liability need not log on to the GST Portal to file their NIL returns. The SMS based GST filling facility is introduced with immediate effect and enables registered taxpayers to file a nil form GSTR-3B through SMS. The status of the GST returns filed using the facility can be tracked through the GST portal also.

SMS Format to To File Nil GST Return Using SMS

Initiate Nil Filing

NIL<space>3B<space>GSTIN<space>Tax period

For example: NIL 3B 09XXXXXXXXXXXZC 052020

Send SMS on number ‘14409’

Confirm Nil Filing


For example: CNF 3B 123456

Support & Help

To receive assistance through SMS, the following text code can be used:


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