Types of Accounting under the GST System

All these formerly indirect taxes, including excise, VAT, and service tax, are combined into one account under the GST. For each GST Identification Number (GSTIN), the same trader Mr. X should maintain the following accounts (apart from accounts like sales, purchase, and stock):

  • Input CGST a/c
  • Output CGST a/c
  • Input SGST a/c
  • Output SGST a/c
  • Input IGST a/c
  • Output IGST a/c
  • Input Cess a/c
  • Output Cess a/c
  • Electronic Cash Ledger (to be kept up to date on the government’s GST portal to deposit cash for GST and make payments from it).

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