1. Product Level Changes:

1.1 Update HSN Code:

At product level, you need to define the HSN codes. We have already added a field in the Add Product form where you can fill the correct HSN cod of the product. We have also given a link for refence HSN codes, clicking on the same, a file can be downloaded which includes all the HSN codes and their respective GST tax percentage.

Steps to Add HSN Code:
a. Go to Catalog > Add Products

b. Fill in the HSN code

c. Hit Save Button

1.2 Update Tax Rates and Tax Classes:
You need to update tax classes at product level. Before that you need to create GST Tax Rates and Tax classes at master level. 

1.2.1 Steps to create master GST Tax Rates:

a. Go to Settings > Localization > Tax Rates

b. Click on Add button 

c. Add Tax Rate form will open, fill in the required details as mentioned in the below screen shot and hit Save button.

d. Add as many Tax rates as you require.

1.2.2 Steps to create master Tax Classes:

a. Go to Settings > Localization > Tax Class

b. Click on Add Button

c. Add Tax Class form will open, fill in the required details as mentioned in the below screen shot and hit Save button.

Please note: In case you want to define tax rates basis on price slabs e.g. for apparels:

All goods of sale value not exceeding Rs. 1000 per piece – 5%

All goods of sale value exceeding Rs. 1000 per piece – 10%

You can define these tax slabs here, please find below the screen shot for reference:

d. Add as many Tax classes as you require.

1.2.3 Steps to update Tax class for a Product

a. Go to Catalog > Add Products

b. Update Tax Class and Hit Save button

Update Above Changes through Bulk Product Import Tools:
The above changes can also be done through Bulk Product Import tool – Basic and Advance. Both the tools are updated with the changes. You can download the sample files and read the instructions for HSN and Tax Class in the guide to create sheet and update and upload the sheet accordingly.

2. Invoice Related Changes

2.1 Update State Codes

As per GST regulations, the state codes need to be shown in the Tax Invoice. We have created a new field in the masters where Zones can be updated. Below are the steps to update state codes:

a. Go to Settings > Localization > Zones

b. Search for Country Name = India

c. Click on the pencil (Edit) button under Action for each zone, Form where zone can be edited will open-up

d. Fill in the State Code for GST field and hit Save button.

You can also refer to the list of state codes available in the popup when you can click on Click here for State Code link

2.2 Update GSTIN Number

As per GST regulation GSTIN number is required to mention if you have registered for it. Below are the steps for updating GSTIN in the KR panel:

a. Go to Settings > Store Contact Details

b. Update GSTIN number under Billing Address and hit Save button

2.3 Update Disclaimer and Terms & Conditions and Digital Signature

You can also update disclaimer in the invoice. Below are the steps:
a. Go to Settings > Store Contact Details
b. Click on GST Details Tab
c. Update Disclaimer, T&Cs and upload digital signature and hit Save button

3. Services (Freight fee/Cash on Delivery etc.) Related Changes

As per GST regulations, tax will also be applied on the services that are being offered. The services list as per KartRocket panel are as mentioned below:

  • Shipping Fee such as Flat Rate Shipping, Free Shipping, Flat or Free Shipping, Weight Based Shipping, Zone Based Shipping, Pincode Based Shipping, Product Based Shipping
  • Transaction Fee such as Fee on Cash on Delivery
  • Gift Wrapping
  • Handling Fee
  • Low Order Fee
  • Pincode wise Transaction Fee

All the above modules are available under Rules > Shipping Rules and Rules > Checkout Rules

You can update the respective tax class for these modules as well. The same class will show in the order and GST compliant Invoice.

4. Settings Related Changes:

Once all the above changes are done, now store is ready for the GST, now you need to activate GST for Indian orders, follow below steps to enable the same:

a. Go to Settings > Store Contact Details
b. Click on GST Details Tab
c. Turn toggle to ON and hit Save button

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