Octa GST Change Log

Octa GST change history

Version 10.29

Published on September 11, 2022

GSTR-3B

  • Updated GSTR-3B format and auto-calculation to comply with CBIC cricular 170/02/2022-GST.
  • Added support of reporting e-commerce supplies by restaurants (without tax liability) as per CBIC circular 167/23/2021-GST.

Version 10.28

Published on September 1, 2022

ITC tracking on purchase invoices

  • Added the support of specifying item type (goods/services/capital goods) while claiming ITC.
  • Auto ITC claim will select the item type as per the line items.
  • GSTR-1 filing date column in ITC claim screen is now sortable.
  • Restricted the purchase period in ITC claim screen to ensure user doesn't claim ITC of future periods.

Purchase vs GSTR-2A/2B Reconciliation

  • Fixed an issue in invoice details export where credit notes were not being reported as negative.

Others

  • Fixed an incorrect column name in Octa purchase template.
  • Fixed minor UI issues in GSTR-2B view.

Version 10.27.2

Published on August 8, 2022

  • Fixed an issue in purchase reconciliation causing error while manual linking.

Version 10.27.1

Published on August 6, 2022

  • Fixed an issue in Purchase import because of which different value of ITC eligibility was not allowed.
  • Fixed an issue in Purchase data export when multiple business GSTINs are selected.

Version 10.27

Published on August 4, 2022

Improved ITC tracking on purchase invoices

  • Added the support of specifying ITC eligibility on purchase invoice while importing purchase register from Excel file.
  • Added the support of multiple ITC actions on a purchase invoice.

Improved Purchase vs GSTR-2A/2B Reconciliation

  • Added the facility to show period-wise breakup of each supplier.
  • Update the invoice details in reconciliation report to include all line items of purchase invoice.

Version 10.26.2

Published on July 28, 2022

GSTR-1 & Sales Reconciliation

  • Improved the performance of GSTR-1 reconciliation view and export in case of large number of invoices.

Version 10.26.1

Published on July 6, 2022

Annual Reports

  • Fixed an issue in GSTR-1 summary annual report causing incorrect summary of credit notes when there are multiple invoices with same invoice number in a financial year.

Version 10.26

Published on May 9, 2022

GSTR-1 Import Offline Tool Format

  • Added the support of latest format of GSTR-1 Govt Offline Tool.

Version 10.25.2

Published on April 15, 2022

GSTR-4 (Annual Return)

  • Updated to generate the GSTR-4 JSON file as per latest schama published by Govt Portal.

Version 10.25.1

Published on April 9, 2022

GSTR-1

  • Fixed an issue in JSON file generation for CDNUR section which caused schema validation failure while uploading GSTR-1 JSON file to Govt Portal.

Version 10.25

Published on February 24, 2022

Sales Documents

  • Added the feature to change the document type (e.g. invoice to credit note and invoice to debit note) of an existing sales document.

Purchase Documents

  • Added the feature to change the document type (e.g. invoice to credit note and invoice to debit note) of an existing purchase document.

GSTR-9 Table-8A Import

  • Handled a case when the invalid invoice type (SEWP, SEWOP) are specified in 8A excel file.

Purchase Reconciliation

  • The option to generate invoice details has been made avaialble to all users without having to press Ctrl key.

Version 10.24.5

Published on February 13, 2022

GSTR-2B Annual Report

  • Fixed a rare issue which caused redundant rows in GSTR-2B annual report when an invoice and credit note exists with same document number and document date by the same supplier.

Version 10.24.4

Published on February 11, 2022

GSTR-9 8A Excel Import

  • Fixed a rare import error caused by using the same document number after amendment in same financial year.

Version 10.24.3

Published on February 2, 2022

GSTR-9 8A Excel Import

  • Fixed a rare issue of credit/debit note amendment when GSTIN is also changed.

Version 10.24.2

Published on February 2, 2022

GSTR-9 8A Excel Import

  • Handled the multiple spellings of state name "Chattisgarh".
  • Handled the case when place of supply not available in B2B data.

Version 10.24.1

Published on January 12, 2022

  • Updated the GSTR-9 8A-Excel file to handle the different column names for FY 2018-19.

Version 10.24

Published on January 11, 2022

GSTR-9

  • Added the facility to import GSTR-9 8A-Excel file generated by the GST Portal. Octa GST will extract the ITC availability information from 8A-Excel file and use it to calculate Table 8A figures in GSTR-9. 8A-Excel file has to be imported on GSTR-2A page.

GSTR-9C

  • Fixed an issue of excluding auditor verification section while import JSON file. This issue affects only FY 2019-20 and ealier.

Purchase Reconciliation (GSTR-2A/2B/4A)

  • While doing the basic linking (linking invoices based on invoice numbers), Octa GST will now perform case-insensitive invoice number matching. This will result in invoices getting linked which differ only in case (e.g. INV001 & Inv001)
  • Added the ITC claim period and ITC claim amount (%) in Excel export.
  • Deprecated the GST rate-wise comparison report as it is not used widely because of the complexity of data.

GSTR-2A

  • While exporting GSTR-2A data to excel, purchase details included extra lines when there are multiple purchase invoices are reported by a supplier with same invoice number. This occurs when a taxpayer amends the invoice number and later reports the invoice with original invoice number again.
  • Added the GSTR-9 8A ITC availability in GSTR-2A tabular/document viewer and Excel export.

GSTR-2B

  • Added the ITC eligibility information in tablular/document view and Excel export.

GSTR-3B

  • While calculating the outward liability, diffing algorithm to calculate the difference between B2CS amendment and original records has been updated to align with latest implementation of GST Portal.

Reports

  • GSTR-2A Reports: If GSTR-9 8A-Excel has been imported in Octa GST, annual reports will contain the bifurcation of GSTR-2A based on ITC availability in GSTR-9.
  • GSTR-1 Reports: Diffing algorithm to calculate the difference between B2CS amendment and original records has been updated to align with latest implementation of GST Portal.

Version 10.23.1

Published on September 9, 2021

  • Fixed an issue in Octa Sales 2017 template which prevented the successful import of HSN summary when GST rate is specified.

Version 10.23

Published on September 9, 2021

  • Added the facility to check the GSTIN validity in GSTR-1.

Version 10.22

Published on September 3, 2021

  • Updated both client & server to use new Octa GST domain octagst.com.