The Goods and Services Tax Network, GSTN has dismissed the certain complaints made yesterday on the social media regarding its system's non-functioning.
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs said, more than 11 lakh 52 thousand GSTR3B returns were filed yesterday. It said, the GST Return filing system was working within expected limits.
CBIC said, GSTN return filing system has been working as expected and coherently and a total of more than 55 lakh 79 thousand returns were filed by 4 p.m. today.
GSTN said that any on-line system has to have a load threshold and for GST return filing system it is at 1.5 lakh returns filing at a particular moment. If this threshold is reached then the site shows a message asking the taxpayer to wait for his turn in a few minutes.
Referring to complaints, GSTN said that it could have been possible that some filers may have momentarily experienced being logged out at the load threshold of 1.5 lakh returns load.
GSTN has requested the taxpayers not to wait till the last three days to file their returns. (AIR)