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The Government of India has introduced Goods & Service Tax (GST) from 1-July-2017. There is a digital agenda with GST that mandates electronic transfer of relevant data (e.g. Tax Invoices) and tax reporting into a central tax network i.e. Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN).  GSTN has introduced two entities, GST Suvidha Provider (GSP) and the Application Service Provider (ASP) , whose roles are to facilitate the data communication to GSTN system for managing reporting needs.

 

SAP Localization Hub, digital compliance service (SLH DCS) for India is SAP ASP solution on SAP Cloud Platform, it enables this electronic transfer to GSTN and offers services to Tax Payer enterprise landscape.

SAP note: ‘2460667 – SAP Localization Hub, digital compliance service for India’ can be referred for installation, configuration and application help. (Remember: to access this note, s-user and password is required)

In case of issues with SAP DCS, SAP support ticket/incident can be raised under the component: XX-CSC-IN-ST.

SAP Integration and Certification Center (ICC) will guide you through the certification service by performing the SLH DCS to GSP integration testing. This is in support to SAP Globalization services strategy for GST India. Kindly note, most of the SAP customers look forward for SAP certification from their GSP as it is a proof point for technical alignment with SAP.

The communication between SAP ASP and GSP is possible only by building the integration flow on SAP Cloud Platform Integration Service.

The focus of this certification is to test the integration content flow to ensure the seamless integration between SLH DCS and GSP. GSP has the ownership of their integration content flow. ICC will certify the integration content flow and GSP can publish the integration flow on SAP content catalog to smoothen the customer landscape setup. Maintenance and support for the integration flow will be handled by GSP.

Scope of integration testing: *

  • GSTN Authentication (24 July, 2017)
  • GSTR-1 (Details of Outward Supplies) (24 July, 2017)
  • GSTR-2 (Details of Inward Supplies) (14 August, 2017)

* scope and timeline is based on release date of LIVE API by GSTN. Subject to change.

 

Here is the List of GSPs working with SAP for their integration certification.

S.no GSP Name
1 Cygnet Infotech Private Ltd
2 Vayana Private Limited
3 Alankit limited
4 Karvy Data Management Services Limited
5 Masters India Private Limited
6 Excellon Software Private limited
7 SISL Infotech Pvt. Ltd.

(or) Check out SAP Note 2512413 to know the List of GSPs working with SAP to get their integration certification ((Remember: to access this note, s-user and password is required)

In case of any issue with GSP/GSTN connection, please reach out to GSP contacts you have, for the support.

Please reach out to us via icc@sap.com to kick start the certification process and to know more details on process and benefits about this offering.

Also, This blog contains information based on the currently available details from GSTN and subject to change without prior notice due to factors outside/beyond the control of SAP.

 

Reference:

SAP GST main page: http://www.sap.com/India/SimpleGST

GSTN Developer Portal: http://developer.gstsystem.co.in/apiportal/

GSP Discussion Group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/gst-suvidha-provider-gsp-discussion-group

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