How to view the E-Credit Ledger on the GST Portal?

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By Sakshi Shah on February 18, 2019

E-Credit Ledger i.e. Electronic Credit Ledger is the ledger reflecting input tax credit of GST claimed on purchases. The balance in this ledger can be utilised for payment of tax only. It cannot be used for payment of interest, fee, penalty etc

What is an E-Credit Ledger under GST?

To view or download the e-credit ledger, follow these steps:

1.Login to your account on the GST Portal with valid credentials.

2. Click on Services > Ledgers > Electronic Credit Ledger

E-Credit Ledger_GST Portal

3. The screen displays Balance as on the Current Date.

4. Click on Electronic Credit Ledger and enter the period for which you want to view the ledger. (Note: You can view the E-Credit Ledger for a maximum period of 6 months only)

E-Credit Ledger_GST Portal

5. The screen displays the E-Credit Ledger. The taxpayer can download it in pdf or excel format

E-Credit Ledger_GST Portal