GST on Journals where Services are Paid Directly through Cash or Bank
Invoice and credit memo can be posted from journals. GST calculation logic for journals will be same as GST calculation for documents.
GST calculation process has been explained in this document.
Create a general journal or a bank or cash payment voucher
- Choose the icon, enter General Journal, and then choose the related link.
- Select G/L Account in account type and G/L Account or Bank Account in balancing account type, and then select the cash or bank accounts.
- GST (CGST/SGST/UTGST/IGST) to be calculated on Direct Expenses (Services) being paid through cash or bank, any legal fees, telephone expenses, etc.
For example, there is an expense of INR 10,000 and 18% GST (i.e. 9% CGST and 9% SGST/UTGST in case of Intra-State or Intra-Union Territory transaction or 18% IGST in case of Inter-State transaction) has to be charged on expense amount.
GST calculation will appear in the Fact Box, as following:
Component Amount GST Base Amount 10,000 CGST 900 SGST 900 IGST 1800
GL Entries for Intra-State or Intra-Union Territory purchase of services where service provider is unregistered, will be as following:
Particulars Amount Service Account 10000 SGST/UTGST Receivable Account 900 CGST Receivable Account 900 Cash/Bank Account -10000 SGST/UTGST Payable Account -900 CGST Payable Account -900
GL Entries for Intra-state purchase of services where service provider is registered, will be as following:
Particulars Amount Service Account 10000 CGST Receivable Account 900 SGST/UTGST Receivable Account 900 Cash/Bank Account -11800
In case of Inter-State purchase of services, IGST will be applicable.