Filing Reply and Rectification Request During First Appeal Proceeding

How can I follow-up and take actions in First Appeal Proceedings conducted by the Appellate Authority?

Appellate Authority can initiate proceedings and hearing process for disposing your Appeal application or may summon you during the review of appeal application submitted by the Tax Department.

To follow-up and take actions in First Appeal Proceedings conducted by the Appellate Authority, perform following steps:

A. View Additional Notices/Orders page to view Notices and Orders issued against you by Appellate Authority

B. Take action using APPLICATIONS tab of "Case Details" screen: View/download Filed Appeal Application

C. Take action using NOTICES tab of "Case Details" screen: View/download issued Notices and File Reply

D.Take action using REPLIES tab of "Case Details" screen:

  • (1). View/download your Replies or Counter-replies filed by the Tax Officials

  • (2). File Counter-reply

E. Take action using ORDERS tab of "Case Details" screen:

  • (1). View/download issued Order

  • (2). Submit Rectification Request

F. Take action using RECTIFICATION tab of "Case Details" screen: View/download Submitted or Rejected or Accepted Rectification Requests

G. Take action using ADDITIONAL DOCUMENT tab of "Case Details" screen: View/download documents related to the Case Proceedings

A. View Additional Notices/Orders

To view issued Notices and Orders, perform following steps:

  • Access the www.gst.gov.in URL. The GST Home page is displayed.

  • Login to the portal with valid credentials.

  • Dashboard page is displayed. Click Dashboard > Services > User Services > View Additional Notices/Orders

Dashboard page

  • Additional Notices and Orders page is displayed. Click the View hyperlink to go to the Case Details screen of the issued Notice/Order.

Additional Notices and Order

  • Case Details page is displayed. The APPLICATIONS tab is selected by default. Click the other five tabs—NOTICES, REPLIES, ORDERS, RECTIFICATION and ADDITIONAL DOCUMENT— provided on the left hand side of the page to view more details about each tab.

Select the Application

B. View/download Filed Appeal Application

To view and download the Appeal Application filed by you or the Tax Department, perform following steps:

  • On the Case Details page of that particular Case ID, select the APPLICATIONS tab, if it is not selected by default. This tab displays filed application, along with its supporting documents.

View/download the documents

  • Click the document name(s) in the Document section of the table to download the documents into your machine and view them.

C. View/download issued Notices and Reply

To view the Notices issued to you by the Appellate Authority and file your reply, perform following steps:

  • On the Case Details page of that particular Case ID, select the NOTICES tab. This tab displays all the notices (SCN/Personal Hearing/Adjournment) issued to you by the Appellate Authority.

Select Notice

  • Click the document name(s) in the Document section of the table to download the documents into your machine and view them.

  • To file reply to the issued Notice, scroll to the right and click the Reply hyperlink.

  • The Reply screen gets displayed. Click BACK to go back to the previous screen or enter data in the displayed fields as mentioned in the following steps:

Click the document name and Back

  • a. You can prepare the reply to the notice offline. Then, in the Details of Reply field, click the Choose File button to upload the prepared reply document(s). You can delete the uploaded document by clicking the trash-bin icon and upload again.

Details of Reply

  • b. If required, you can also upload supporting documents in the Upload Supporting Documents field. This is not a mandatory field. Enter document description and click the Choose File button. ADD DOCUMENT button gets displayed. Click it to upload the supporting document(s) from your machine related to this notice. You can delete the uploaded document by clicking the DELETE button and upload again.

Upload Supporting Documents and delete

  • c. In the Verification field, select the declaration check-box, select your name, enter name of the place from where you are filing this reply.

  • d. Click the FILE REPLY button.

  • e. A warning message pop-up gets displayed. Click the PROCEED button.

warning message pop-up and click Proceed

  • A new screen is displayed with a Warning message. On this screen, click SUBMIT WITH DSC or SUBMIT WITH EVC.

Submit DSC/EVC

  • Success message is displayed, with the generated Reply Reference Number and other details, which will be sent to your registered email ID and mobile as well. Click DOWNLOAD to download the acknowledgement or click OK.

Success message and download the acknowledgement or ok

  • On clicking the OK button, the updated Replies tab is displayed with the filed Reply and the Status gets changed to "Reply Submitted".

Reply Submit

Note: Once you have filed reply, following actions also take place on the GST Portal:

  • Your Dashboard gets updated with the record of the filed reply and the Status gets changed to "Reply Submitted".

  • Dashboard of the Tax Officials is also updated with the record of the filed Reply.

  • Intimation of the Filed Reply is sent to the taxpayer on his/her registered email ID and mobile.

D(1). View/download your Replies or Counter-replies

To view or download the filed replies, perform following steps:

  • On the Case Details page of that particular case, select the REPLIES tab. This tab displays all the replies filed against this case by you or the Tax Officials.

select the Replies

  • Click the document name(s) in the Documents section of the table to download into your machine and view them.

D(2). File Counter-reply

To file counter-reply against the Reply filed by the Tax Official or against your own reply, perform following steps:

  • On the Case Details page of that particular case, select the REPLIES tab and click the "Reply" hyperlink.

select Replies

  • Follow the same steps as mentioned in the above section "View/download issued Notices and File Reply".

Note: Once you have filed counter-reply, following actions also take place on the GST Portal:

  • Your Dashboard gets updated with the record of the filed Counter-reply and the Status gets changed to "Reply Submitted".

  • Dashboard of the Tax Officials is also updated with the record of the filed Reply.

  • Intimation of the Filed Reply is sent to the taxpayer on his/her registered email ID and mobile.

E(1). View/download Issued Order

To download order issued against your case by the Appellate Authority, perform following steps:

  • On the Case Details page of that particular case, click the ORDERS tab. This tab provides you an option to view the issued orders (Admit Appeal Application or Reject Appeal Application, Appeal Order, Rectification Order), with all its attached documents, in PDF mode.

click the Orders

  • Click the document name(s) in the Documents section of the table to download into your machine and view them.

E(2). Submit Rectification Request

To submit Rectification Request against the Appeal Order issued to you by the Appellate Authority, perform following steps:

  • Select the ORDERS tab and click the "Initiate Rectification" link.

Select the Orders

Note: In case you are filing Rectification after 6 months of the Date of the issued Revision Order, you will see the following popup. Click YES to continue.

Click YES to continue

  • "Initiate Rectification" page gets displayed. Click BACK to go to the previous page or follow the steps mentioned below.

Initiate Rectification page and click Back

  • a. Select the reason for rectification from the drop-down list.

Select the reason for rectification

  • b. If required, you can also upload supporting documents in the Upload Supporting Documents field. This is not a mandatory field. Enter document description and click the Choose File button. ADD DOCUMENT button gets displayed. Click it to upload the document(s) from your machine related to your Rectification request. You can delete the uploaded document by clicking the DELETE button.

Enter Document Description

  • c. In the Verification field, select the declaration check-box, select your name, enter name of the place from where you are filing this rectification request.

  • d. The "INITIATE" buttons will be enabled now. Click the INITIATE button.

  • e. A warning message pop-up gets displayed. Click the PROCEED button.

Verification

  • A new screen is displayed with a Warning message. On this screen, click SUBMIT WITH DSC or SUBMIT WITH EVC.

Submit DSC/EVC

  • Success message is displayed, with the generated Rectification Reference Number, which will be sent to your registered email ID and mobile as well. Click DOWNLOAD to download the acknowledgement or click OK.

Download the acknowledgement or click Ok

  • On clicking the OK button, the updated RECTIFICATION tab is displayed with the submitted request and the Status gets changed to "Rectification Request Submitted".

updated Rectification Request

  • From "Documents" column of the table, uploaded supported documents can be downloaded by you. Click them to download them into your machine. Similarly, from "Reason" column of the table, the reason selected for submitting rectification request can be viewed by clicking the "Reason" hyperlink.

clicking the Reason

  • On clicking the "Reason" hyperlink, a popup gets displayed. Click OK to close it.

popup display and click ok

Note:

Once you submit the Rectification Request, Appellate Authority will examine and take one of the following actions:

  • Accept Rectification Request: In this case you can view the acceptance of the rectification request in the "RECTIFICATION" tab. However, the Rectification Order passed against your request will be available in the "ORDERS" tab.

  • Reject Rectification Request: In this case you can view the rejection details in the "RECTIFICATION" tab.

F. View/download Submitted or Rejected or Accepted Rectification Requests

  • Select the RECTIFICATION tab. This tab displays the submitted or Rejected or Accepted Rectification Request submitted by you or the Tax Officials.

Select the Rectification

  • From "Documents" column of the table, you can download the uploaded supported documents, if available. Click them to download them into your machine. Similarly, from "Reason" column of the table, the reason selected for submitting or rejecting rectification request can be viewed by clicking the "Reason" hyperlink.

  • On clicking the "Reason" hyperlink, a popup gets displayed. Click OK to close it.

click Reason and ok

To view documents submitted physically by the parties during the hearing and uploaded on Portal by Tax official, perform following steps:

  • On the Case Details page of that particular case, select the ADDITIONAL DOCUMENT tab.

Select Additional Document

  • Click the document name(s) in the Download Document section of the table to download into your machine and view them.