Goods and Services Tax (GST) is the latest system of taxation in India, which has merged many individually applied taxes into a single tax. As a seller on the Amazon.in marketplace ("Amazon"), you are required to report the sales made on the Amazon. This will need to be filed against the respective ship-from states from where the order is fulfilled. To facilitate such a state-wise filing, Amazon provides you with sales reports made via the B2C marketplace called Merchant Tax Reports (MTR).
The following report is being made available on Seller Central starting August 2017:
MTR reports can be downloaded by accessing the Tax Document library section of reports in the Seller Central landing page. From there, you must click the Merchant Tax Report tab to access the reports’ download page.
Figure 1: Accessing reports section from the landing page in Seller Central
Figure 2: Navigating to the Merchant Tax Report tab
Figure 3: Merchant Tax Reports tab and the available options
On the Merchant Tax Reports tab, you can find options to download the required reports for the previous calendar month, at the top. These reports will be made available in the first week of the following month.
For reports dating before the previous month, the options are available in the bottom half of the page.
The MTR reports are downloadable in .csv format. They are generated for a fixed time range during each calendar month namely: January, February, etc., by the 6th of each following month. In other words, the report for transactions made in July will be available on Seller Central from August 6.
All currency value information in the MTR reports are in Indian Rupee (INR).
The On-Demand Merchant Tax Report provides itemized details for your order transactions on Amazon, and lists out detailed information with respect to the orders such as invoice numbers, serial numbers/IMEI numbers, breakdown of tax details, final status of orders such as Fulfilled, Cancelled, Returned, etc. Some of the highlights of this report are that, it captures all details associated with each shipment for an order, and helps in keeping a chronological record of all your order transactions on Amazon.
Downloading On-Demand Merchant Tax Report
Seller Central provides you with an option to generate the On-Demand Merchant Tax report for a chosen period of time within last 45 days. You can generate and download the report by following the steps below: