JSON errors faced by users when uploading invoices to the GSTN portal. Over the last few days, lakhs of users processed lakhs of invoices and thousands of businesses successfully complete their GSTR-1 filing. There are lot of JSON errors may occur when uploading invoices to the GSTN portal, here we provide Sone known JSON Errors list whit reason and solution. Check more details from below....To make filing easier for our community of businesses and CAs, we have created a handy document with the known JSON errors faced by users, what each error means and their solutions.
JSON errors related to GST Returns
- Mistake in GSTR-3B can be corrected while filing GSTR-1. Mistake in GSTR-1, can be rectified only in next month's return.
- Size of generated JSON file should not be greater than 5 MB. Maximum number of items which can be uploaded one time is 19,000.
- Troubleshooting Error- You have some pending invoices in section DOC – Please exit from current window and then clear cache memory, browser cache and system cache and retry again
- Troubleshooting Error - Invoices still under processing – Please exit from current window and then clear cache memory, browser cache and system cache and retry again
- Troubleshooting Error - Invoices already submitted – Please exit from current window and then clear cache memory, browser cache and system cache and retry again
JSON errors related to GST Invoices
|Error Code||Error Description||Reason||Solution|
|RET191113||The GSTIN is invalid. Please provide a valid GSTIN||You may have mentioned the wrong GSTIN||
|RET191106||Error in Json structure validation||You may have mentioned the wrong GSTIN||Check your GSTIN. If the error still persists|
|RET191148||No section data or Gross Turnover is available to process the request||Looks like you are not uploading any invoices||If you’re filing a NIL return without any invoices, you need to follow a different procedure. Read our simple guide here If you’re not filing a NIL return, please upload your invoices before proceeding further|
|RET191114||Date is Invalid. Date of invoice cannot be before registration date.||The invoice date you have mentioned is earlier than the date on which your client obtained their GSTIN registration||
|RET191175||The rate entered is not valid according to the Rate List||Your invoice may contain wrong tax rates||Please check that the rates mentioned are one of the following:
|RET191179||The Place of supply and statecode of the Supplier should be different for Inter State supply||‘Inter-state’ supply refers to a supply of goods or services between two states. Hence, the supplier’s state and the recipient’s state cannot be same||Check if you have entered the right state codes for the Place of Supply, and your own address
|RET191150||IGST is mandatory for interstate supply and CGST & SGST should not be present.||You may have mentioned CGST and SGST for an inter-state supply.
Only IGST is levied on inter-state supplies
|For inter-state supplies, remove SGST and CGST rates. Add only the IGST rate
|RET191124||Original Invoice is Invalid. Original invoice cannot be tracked. Please enter correct invoice number and date.||You may have missed uploading an invoice mentioned in the return form||Check the Invoice Number of the Credit/Debit Note which is showing the error.
Upload the invoice first and then upload the Credit/Debit Note
|RET191133||Invoice already exist with different CTIN or same CTIN. Please delete the existing invoice and re-upload again||You may be trying to upload an invoice that already exists on the govt. portal||Check if the invoice is already uploaded on govt portal:
|RET191115||Invoice number does not exist. Please enter a valid Invoice number.||You may have entered the wrong Invoice Number format||Invoice Number should be alphanumeric, a maximum of 16 characters in length, and can contain only ‘-’ or ‘/’ as special characters. Please check that all invoice numbers follow this format.|
|RET191176||Do enter the correct shipping bill date that is on or a er Invoice Date and on or before today's date||You have entered a shipping bill date which is either earlier than the invoice date, or a future date||Make sure the shipping bill date is a er the invoice date, and the same as, or before, the date of filing|
|RET191166||Decryption/Decoding failed||The data could not be successfully decoded||Available Soon|