What is GSTIN?
All businesses that successfully register under GST are assigned a unique Goods and Services Tax Identification Number also known as GSTIN (GST Identification Number).
1.Complete a Simple form
2.Verification of documents
3.Application for GST registration
Fill a Simple Checklist…
A Compliance Manager will get in touch with you to obtain your documents along with a simple checklist. You need to fill up that checklist and submit along with your documents for processing. Our team of experts will verify the documents. Our team of experts will verify the documents provided by you and take the procedure further.
Once our expert team completes verification process of your documents, the team will proceed with registration formalities. All throughout the process, your dedicated Compliance Manager will keep you updated on the progress of GST Registration. We will apply for GST Registration online and provide you ARN immediately.
Once we applied for the GST registration, the officer will verify the form and approve the filing of the GST application form. After successful filing of form your GSTIN and GST Certificate will be generated which means you will have your GST number. Note that It generally takes 3 to 7 days to get the GST number if the form and documents are correctly filed.
Who should register for GST online?
• Individuals registered under the Pre-GST law (i.e., Excise, VAT, Service Tax etc.)
• Businesses with turnover above the threshold limit of Rs. 40 Lakhs (Rs. 10 Lakhs for North-Eastern States, J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand)
• Casual taxable person / Non-Resident taxable person
• Agents of a supplier & Input service distributor
• Those paying tax under the reverse charge mechanism
• A person who supplies via e-commerce aggregator
• Every e-commerce aggregator
• The person supplying online information and database access or retrieval services from a place outside India to a person in India, other than a registered taxable person
Is GST Registration Process online?
Yes, the process for registration of GST is completely online and paperless. You don’t have to move out of your home or office. We do all the paperwork and submit an application online.
What is Aggregate Turnover for GST Registration purposes?
The “Aggregate Turnover” means total turnover of a person having the same PAN in respect of the following:
(i) All taxable supplies including interstate supplies
(ii) Exempt supplies
(iii) Exports of goods and/or service
The above shall be computed on all India basis and excludes taxes charged under the CGST Act, SGST Act and the IGST Act.
I operate in more than one state. Do I have to take multiple GST Registrations?
Yes, in that case, GSTIN is required to be obtained for each state separately. We have special prices for multi-state registrations. You may specifically mention this to your compliance manager to avail benefits.
Whether GST Registration is required even if a person is having aggregate turnover lesser than threshold limit?
Yes, it is mandatory to obtain GSTIN in case of certain categories of persons. The major categories are given below:
(i) Persons making any Inter-State taxable supply of Goods / Services
(ii) Persons who are required to pay tax under Reverse Charge Mechanism (RCM) or Persons who are required to deduct tax under GST (TDS)
(iii) Persons who supply goods and/or services on behalf of other registered taxable persons whether as an agent or otherwise
(iv) Input service distributor
(v) Casual taxable persons or Non-resident taxable persons
I don’t have a Permanent Account Number (PAN). What should I do?
Before you apply for a GST Registration as a normal taxpayer, it is mandatory to obtain a PAN.
I am a small trader with sales of Rs. 50 Lakh. Are there any exemptions available to me?
Yes surely, Government grants some special exemptions for small businesses like yours. You may opt for composition scheme under which you will have to pay GST @1% only. If you are a restaurant, the rate is 5%. However, you can not claim GST Credit if you opt so. You need to file only 1 return per quarter. This scheme is not applicable if you are –
• Service providers
• Inter-state sellers
• E-commerce sellers
• Supplier of non-taxable goods
• Manufacturer of Notified Goods
I am an unregistered dealer. Can I avail input tax credit of GST?
No. As an unregistered dealer, you can not do so. You will have to register yourself under GST to be able to claim ITC.
Is there any validity of GST Certificate?
Once GST certificate is granted, the registration is valid until it is surrendered or canceled or suspended. Only GST certificate issued to a non-resident taxable person and a casual taxable person has a validity period.
Is it possible for Partners to get GST registration for Partnership firm and Proprietorship firm that comes under GST?
Registration under GST is PAN based. That means one registration for one PAN holder. Your partnership firm will have a separate PAN which is unique. And you will also hold your own PAN for you as individuals.
So, both firm and individual business of the partners will have separate registration under GST.