Procedure to file Nil GSTR-3B Return through SMS

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Procedure to file Nil Returns by SMS:

  • To initiate NIL GST filing, SMS in the following format
  • NIL<space>3B<space>GSTIN<space>Tax period –* and send to number 14409.
  • (Example: NIL 3B 09XXXXXXXXXXXZC 052020)

Will receive a response message from VD-GSTIND viz.123456 is the CODE for Nil filing of GSTR3B for 09XXXXXXXXXXXZC for period 052020. *Code validity 30 min.*

Then confirm the Nil GST filing by replying:-

  • CNF<space>3B<space>Code*
  • (received from VD GSTIND) and send it back to the same number 14409.
  • (Example: Type CNF 3B 123456 and send to 14409)

Will receive the following confirmation message: — Your 09XXXXXXXXXXXZC, GSTR3B for 052020 is *filed successfully* and acknowledged vide *ARN is AA070219000384*. which can be used to track the status of the return. For helpline: you can SMS — HELP<space>3B — to 14409

Source: NACIN GST Weekly Update page No. 10 & 11