Difference between GSTR 5 and GSTR 9


What is GSTR 9 and GSTR 5 ? How does GSTR 5 differ from GSTR 9?

Difference between GSTR 5 and GSTR 9

GSTR 5 is a Monthly Return for a non-resident taxpayer. But GSTR 9 is an Annual Return.

GSTR 5 is filed on 20th of the month succeeding the tax period and within 7 days after expiry of   registration. But GSTR 9 has to be filed on 31st December of next Financial Year.

But GSTR 5 is filed by Non-resident Tax Payer. But GSTR 9 is filed by Registered Person other than an ISD, TDS/TCS Taxpayer, Casual Taxable Person and Non-resident Taxpayer has to file GSTR 9.

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How does GSTR 5 work under GST returns?

GSTR 9, Annual Return under GST returns filing


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