Two new and important features GSTN portals is providing are :-
Aadhaar Authentication / e-KYC for Existing Taxpayers on GST Portal
Functionality for Aadhaar Authentication and e-KYC where Aadhaar is not available, has been deployed on GST Common Portal w.e.f. 6th January, 2021, for existing taxpayers. All taxpayers registered as Regular Taxpayers (including Casual Taxable person, SEZ Units/Developers), ISD and Composition taxpayers can do their Aadhaar Authentication or e-KYC on GST Portal. This is not applicable for
- Government Departments,
- Public Sector Undertakings,
- Local Authorities and
- Statutory Bodies.
Communication between Recipient and Supplier Taxpayers on GST Portal
- Taxpayers can send notification, view notification, send reply and view replies to the notifications on their dashboard after login.
- The counter party taxpayer will receive an e-mail on their registered e-mail address and an SMS on his registered mobile number for all notifications received.
- The functionality to upload and download the documents will be made available soon.
SRS Views:- Aadhar authentication or E KYC is one of the anti tax evasion moves taken by The Department. It will help to identify the actual identity of the person involved.
Communication between Recipient and Supplier is a much needed feature and will surely help ‘Ease of doing business’.
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