The key features of GST TRAN-2 Offline Tool are:
The GST TRAN-2 details related to certain tables can be prepared offline with no connection to Internet.
Most of the data entry and business validations are inbuilt in the offline tool reducing errors upon upload to the GST Portal.
Below downloadable templates are available to fill the details for sections of GST TRAN-2.
Tran-2 Inputs held on stock (Central) EXCEL template: If you have large number of records in section 4 of Tran-2, use this template to fill in the details and generate the JSON file for upload.
Tran-2 Credit on State Tax on the stock EXCEL template: If you have large number of records in section 5 of Tran-2, use this template to fill in the details and generate the JSON file for upload.
The uploaded data in these tables can be viewed on the GST Portal and any correction if required can be made on the Portal.
Login to the GST Portal www.gst.gov.in .
Go to Downloads > Offline tools > TRAN-2 Offline Tools button and click on it.
Click the Download link for template to be downloaded.
The offline functions work best on Windows 7 and above and MSEXCEL 2007 and above.
As of now TRAN-2 Offline Tool cannot be used on mobile. Currently, TRAN-2 Offline Tool can only be used on desktops.
No, you cannot claim credit in TRAN 2 if you have not declared that stock in TRAN 1.