Steps to resolve the error “Invalid Summary Payload” in GSTR-10
"Invalid Summary Payload" in GSTR-10

In these article we will see the resolution to resolved the error of “Invalid Summary Payload”. The steps to resolved the error are:

1. What is Form GSTR-10?

Ans. A taxable person whose GST registration is cancelled or surrendered has to file a return in Form GSTR-10 called as Final Return. This is statement of stocks held by such taxpayer on day immediately preceding the date from which cancellation is made effective. This return should be filed within three months of the date of cancellation or date of order of cancellation, whichever is later.

2. Who needs to file Form GSTR-10?

Ans. Form GSTR-10 is required to be filed by every taxpayer except:

(i) Input Service Distributor

(ii) Non-resident taxable persons

(iii) Persons required to deduct tax at source (TDS) under section 51

(iv) Persons paying tax under section 10 (Composition Taxpayer)

(v) Persons required to collect tax at source (TCS) under section 52

3. What is the difference between ?

Ans. Annual return has to be filed by every registered person under GST. Annual return is to be filed once a year in Form GSTR-9.

Final return is required to be filed by the persons whose registration has been cancelled or surrendered in Form GSTR-10.


 Login > Services > Returns > Final Return.

2. After clicking on Final Return, the below mentioned window will be appearing:

3. After clicking on Final Return > Prepare Online, the following window will be appeared:

4. Click on “Address for future correspondence”, then the address will auto-populated. The address would be an editable format, the same would be edited. If the address details are not auto-populated, kindly provide the details as required. Click on ‘Save’ after adding the required details.

5. Click on “PROCEED TO FILE” button and refresh the page.

6. The following message is displayed on the top page of the screen that Proceed to file request has been received. Please check the status in sometime. Click on Refresh button.

7. Once the status of Form GSTR-10 is Ready to File, 9 & 10 - Amount of tax payable and paid tile gets enabled. Click on 9 & 10 - Amount of tax payable and paid tile.

8. Click on declaration box, select the authorised signatory then “File Form GSTR-10 with DSC/ EVC” will enable.

9. The Submit Application page is displayed. Click the FILE WITH DSC or FILE WITH EVC button.

10. The success message is displayed and ARN is displayed after filing the return.


Drafted By:
CS Shashank Kothiyal | Company Secretary , Certified CSR and GST Professional from ICSI

Steps to resolve the error “Invalid Summary Payload” in GSTR-10
Maniraj Anantham 5 December, 2022
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