s The Offline tool comes bundled with MS Excel Template and a java tool. This Excel workbook template has 11 data entry worksheets, 1 master sheet and 1 Help Instruction sheet i.e. total 13
worksheets. The 11 data entry worksheets are named: b2b, b2cl, b2cs, cdnr, cdnur exp, at, atadj, exemp, hsn and doc in which day-to-day business transaction required to be reported in GSTR 1 can be
recorded or entered by the taxpayers. At desired interval, the data entered in the MS-Excel worksheet can be uploaded on the GST Portal using the java offline tool which will import the data from excel
workbook and convert the same into a Json file which is understood by GST portal. (www.gst.gov.in)
s It has been designed to enable taxpayers to prepare GSTR 1 in offline mode (without Internet). It can also be used to carry out bulk upload of invoice/other details to GST portal.
s The appearance and functionalities of the Offline tool screens are similar to that of the returns filing screens on the GST Portal.
s Approximately 19,000 line items can be uploaded in one go using the java tool. In case a taxpayer has more invoice data, he can use the tool multiple times to upload the invoice data. #pdf