Goods And Services Tax (GST) Registration

Get your business registered under GST with ClearTax
₹ 1,499
₹ 1,999 (25% OFF)

About This PlanAbout This Plan

This plan will help your business adapt to GST implementation and cater to all compliance and registration requirements along with expert advisory.

Services Covered

  • Filing of Application for Registration
  • Follow up till you secure GST Identification Number

Who Should Buy

  • Any business having a turnover of Rs. 20 Lakhs or more in FY16-17
  • Any business having a turnover of Rs. 10 lakhs of more in FY16-17 (For North Eastern States)
  • Already registered business under Central Excise, VAT or Service Tax( operating online/offline)
  • Non-resident taxable person operating his or her business in India
  • Vendors selling online through e-commerce platforms

How It's DoneHow It's Done

  • Purchase of Plan
  • Expert Assigned
  • Upload documents on vault
  • Registration Form Submission on GST portal
  • ARN Number Generated
  • GSTIN Received (3-5 working days subject to Govt. approval)
10 days estimate

Information GuideInformation Guide

Documents To Be Submitted

  1. PAN of the Applicant
  2. Aadhaar card
  3. Proof of business registration or Incorporation certificate
  4. Identity and Address proof of Promoters/Director with Photographs
  5. Address proof of the place of business
    Rental agreement/Electricity bill/Property Tax Receipt or Municipal khata
  6. Bank Account statement/Cancelled cheque
    Showing Name, Account Number, IFSC code and Address
  7. Digital Signature
    This will be needed in case of companies and LLPs
  8. Letter of Authorization/Board Resolution for Authorized Signatory
    This will be needed only for companies, LLP and Partnership firms

FAQsFAQs

  • What is GST and GSTIN?

    Goods and Services Tax(GST) is a comprehensive tax levied on manufacture, trade and services across India. From 1st July, 2017 GST has replaced most of Centre and State imposed indirect taxes like VAT, Service Tax , Excise etc. Goods and Services Tax Identification Number (GSTIN) is a 15 digits state-wise PAN-based number to be used to identify businesses registered under GST. Click here to know your GSTIN.

  • Does GST apply to my business?

    GST regulations are applicable if your annual turnover is Rs. 20 lakh or above. In case of North Eastern states (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura) and hilly regions i.e. Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand,Jammu & Kashmir and Sikkim, the threshold limit is Rs. 10 lakh.

    The registration is mandatory on crossing the limit of Rs.19,00,000 in previous financial year( for special category states it is Rs. 9,00,000).

    Note: If you are selling your goods through online platforms like amazon, Flipkart etc, GST registration is mandatory.

  • I run a tours and travel agency in Assam. My annual turnover is Rs. 8 lakh. Do I need to register under GST?

    Businesses in the Northeastern and hill states with annual turnover below Rs.10 lakh have been kept out of the GST net. Since your turnover is not exceeding the limit of Rs. 10 lakh, GST registration is not mandatory for you. In following cases registration is mandatory even if turnover limit has not been crossed:

    • For claiming input of the tax paid on purchase from supplier
    • If your supplier is registered under GST and wants to claim the credit of his purchase, he can do so only if you are able to issue a GST invoice, thus GST registration becomes mandatory in the case
  • I run a departmental store in Rajasthan and my business is already registered under RVAT(Rajasthan Value Added Tax). Do I need to apply for fresh registration under GST?

    If you are an existing taxpayer you will be transitioned to GST which simply means that now you will be considered as registered under GST. Initially, a provisional registration ID will be allotted which will be replaced by Final Registration ID on fulfilment of government conditions.

  • Who is an existing taxpayer?

    An existing taxpayer is an entity currently registered under any State or Central laws, like Value Added Tax Act, Central Excise Act and Service Tax Act. Existing taxpayers include taxpayers already registered under :-

    • Central Excise
    • Service Tax
    • State Sales Tax or VAT (except exclusive liquor dealers if registered under VAT)
    • Entry Tax
    • Luxury Tax
    • Entertainment Tax (except levied by the local bodies)
  • Do I need PAN to apply for GST registration?

    PAN is mandatory to apply for GST registration (except for non-resident person who can get GST registration on the basis of other documents)

  • Earlier I had opted for composition scheme under VAT. Is the concept of composition scheme still there under GST?

    Yes, the entities with an annual turnover of Rs 75 lakh and less can avoid collecting GST by opting for the Composition Levy.

  • Is there any time Limit for GST Registration?

    Yes, GST is applicable from 1st April, 2017. The following time limit has to be observed:

    • Already registered dealer will get automatic PAN based registration number without fresh application. A Provisional ID will be generated which needs to be replaced with Final Taxpayer Identification Numbe(GSTIN)r on completion of formalities.
    • New dealers crossing the specified threshold limit need to get registered within 30 days from crossing of such limit.
  • I need to get my business registered in multiple locations within Maharashtra. Do I need to apply separately for each location?

    If you have multiple places of businesses in same state, you can get them all registered under a single GST registration application. Give the name of your registered business place as primary place of busienss, the other branches can be added as additional places of business at no additional cost. There is no limit on number of branches that you can add under a single GST registration application, provided all the branches are in same State.

  • Who is a non-resident taxable person under GST?

    When you occasionally make supply of goods/services as a principal or agent or any other capacity, in a taxable territory, where GST applies but you don’t have a fixed place of business in India. As per GST you will be treated as a non-resident taxable person. Key pointers:

    • Registration shall be valid for 90 days.
    • It can be further extended by 90 days.
    • An advance deposit of tax liability for the period of registration must be made. Additional tax must be deposited if extension of registration is sought.
    • This tax deposited shall be used like ‘input credit’.
  • How will business returns be filed under GST Law?

    Under the GST law, a normal taxpayer will be required to furnish three returns monthly and one annual return. Similarly, there are separate returns for a taxpayer registered under the composition scheme and a taxpayer registered as an Input Service Distributor. Click here to read all about return form nos. And due dates for filing the returns. For month of July & August you need to file GSTR 3B.

  • Is electronically signing the registration Application using the DSC mandatory?

    Electronically signing the Registration Application using DSC is mandatory for enrolment by Companies, Foreign Companies, Limited Liability Partnership (LLPs) and Foreign Limited Liability Partnership (FLLPs). For other taxpayers, electronically signing using DSC is optional. You may purchase our DSC package from here before proceeding in case you do not have a DSC

  • My company is still not Registered under current tax regime. Can I still buy this package?

    This package is valid only if you have all the necessary documents mentioned in the “Documents to be Submitted” . If your company is not registered please have it registered with us first and then GST registration will be pursued.

  • I registered 3 locations within Maharashtra for my business under GST. Now, I need add a new location within Maharashtra. How do I apply for it?

    For now rectification in GST registration is not possible. Once enabled, you will be able to add other business located in same state as additional place to business. We will advise you to wait till the government announces that rectification in original registration can be made. If you need GST registration for your new location urgently, you can apply for a fresh registration for that branch.

  • I have business in Karnataka and Maharashtra. Do I need separate GST registrations in the two states?

    Yes, if place of business are in two different states you need to apply for seperate registration even if business PAN is same.

  • I already registered for GST in Maharashtra. Now, I have started operations in Karnataka and need to get my business registered in Karnataka under GST. What do I do?

    Yes, if place of business are in two different states you need to apply for seperate registration even if business PAN is same.

  • I am vendor selling through an ecommerce portal. Do I need opt for GST registration?

    GST registration is mandatory for all businesses selling their product or rendering services through e-commerce operators like Amazon, Flipkart, Ola etc

  • I am registered under GST. How do I start availing Input Tax Credit on duty paid goods lying as on 30th June as stock ?/I have ITC balance shown in my VAT returns, will I get refund or it will be carried forwarded to GST?

    Tax credit for pre-GST laws like VAT, Excise etc can be carried forwarded by filing transition forms Tran 1 & Tran 2. Read our complete guide on transition. https://cleartax.in/s/itc-claim-stock-transition-forms/

  • I registered my business under GST in August 2017. When do I need to start filing GST returns?

    Every registered person under GST needs to file GST returns for the period starting from the time he got registered or the date when GST got implemented(i.e 1st July)[WHICHEVER IS LATER] . If your business is registered in GST in August, you need to file return for period starting from 1st August, 2017.

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  • About This PlanAbout This Plan

    This plan will help your business adapt to GST implementation and cater to all compliance and registration requirements along with expert advisory.

    Services Covered

    • Filing of Application for Registration
    • Follow up till you secure GST Identification Number

    Who Should Buy

    • Any business having a turnover of Rs. 20 Lakhs or more in FY16-17
    • Any business having a turnover of Rs. 10 lakhs of more in FY16-17 (For North Eastern States)
    • Already registered business under Central Excise, VAT or Service Tax( operating online/offline)
    • Non-resident taxable person operating his or her business in India
    • Vendors selling online through e-commerce platforms
  • How It's DoneHow It's Done

    • Purchase of Plan
    • Expert Assigned
    • Upload documents on vault
    • Registration Form Submission on GST portal
    • ARN Number Generated
    • GSTIN Received (3-5 working days subject to Govt. approval)
    10 days estimate
  • Information GuideInformation Guide

    Documents To Be Submitted

    1. PAN of the Applicant
    2. Aadhaar card
    3. Proof of business registration or Incorporation certificate
    4. Identity and Address proof of Promoters/Director with Photographs
    5. Address proof of the place of business
      Rental agreement/Electricity bill/Property Tax Receipt or Municipal khata
    6. Bank Account statement/Cancelled cheque
      Showing Name, Account Number, IFSC code and Address
    7. Digital Signature
      This will be needed in case of companies and LLPs
    8. Letter of Authorization/Board Resolution for Authorized Signatory
      This will be needed only for companies, LLP and Partnership firms
  • FAQsFAQs

    • What is GST and GSTIN?

      Goods and Services Tax(GST) is a comprehensive tax levied on manufacture, trade and services across India. From 1st July, 2017 GST has replaced most of Centre and State imposed indirect taxes like VAT, Service Tax , Excise etc. Goods and Services Tax Identification Number (GSTIN) is a 15 digits state-wise PAN-based number to be used to identify businesses registered under GST. Click here to know your GSTIN.

    • Does GST apply to my business?

      GST regulations are applicable if your annual turnover is Rs. 20 lakh or above. In case of North Eastern states (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura) and hilly regions i.e. Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand,Jammu & Kashmir and Sikkim, the threshold limit is Rs. 10 lakh.

      The registration is mandatory on crossing the limit of Rs.19,00,000 in previous financial year( for special category states it is Rs. 9,00,000).

      Note: If you are selling your goods through online platforms like amazon, Flipkart etc, GST registration is mandatory.

    • I run a tours and travel agency in Assam. My annual turnover is Rs. 8 lakh. Do I need to register under GST?

      Businesses in the Northeastern and hill states with annual turnover below Rs.10 lakh have been kept out of the GST net. Since your turnover is not exceeding the limit of Rs. 10 lakh, GST registration is not mandatory for you. In following cases registration is mandatory even if turnover limit has not been crossed:

      • For claiming input of the tax paid on purchase from supplier
      • If your supplier is registered under GST and wants to claim the credit of his purchase, he can do so only if you are able to issue a GST invoice, thus GST registration becomes mandatory in the case
    • I run a departmental store in Rajasthan and my business is already registered under RVAT(Rajasthan Value Added Tax). Do I need to apply for fresh registration under GST?

      If you are an existing taxpayer you will be transitioned to GST which simply means that now you will be considered as registered under GST. Initially, a provisional registration ID will be allotted which will be replaced by Final Registration ID on fulfilment of government conditions.

    • Who is an existing taxpayer?

      An existing taxpayer is an entity currently registered under any State or Central laws, like Value Added Tax Act, Central Excise Act and Service Tax Act. Existing taxpayers include taxpayers already registered under :-

      • Central Excise
      • Service Tax
      • State Sales Tax or VAT (except exclusive liquor dealers if registered under VAT)
      • Entry Tax
      • Luxury Tax
      • Entertainment Tax (except levied by the local bodies)
    • Do I need PAN to apply for GST registration?

      PAN is mandatory to apply for GST registration (except for non-resident person who can get GST registration on the basis of other documents)

    • Earlier I had opted for composition scheme under VAT. Is the concept of composition scheme still there under GST?

      Yes, the entities with an annual turnover of Rs 75 lakh and less can avoid collecting GST by opting for the Composition Levy.

    • Is there any time Limit for GST Registration?

      Yes, GST is applicable from 1st April, 2017. The following time limit has to be observed:

      • Already registered dealer will get automatic PAN based registration number without fresh application. A Provisional ID will be generated which needs to be replaced with Final Taxpayer Identification Numbe(GSTIN)r on completion of formalities.
      • New dealers crossing the specified threshold limit need to get registered within 30 days from crossing of such limit.
    • I need to get my business registered in multiple locations within Maharashtra. Do I need to apply separately for each location?

      If you have multiple places of businesses in same state, you can get them all registered under a single GST registration application. Give the name of your registered business place as primary place of busienss, the other branches can be added as additional places of business at no additional cost. There is no limit on number of branches that you can add under a single GST registration application, provided all the branches are in same State.

    • Who is a non-resident taxable person under GST?

      When you occasionally make supply of goods/services as a principal or agent or any other capacity, in a taxable territory, where GST applies but you don’t have a fixed place of business in India. As per GST you will be treated as a non-resident taxable person. Key pointers:

      • Registration shall be valid for 90 days.
      • It can be further extended by 90 days.
      • An advance deposit of tax liability for the period of registration must be made. Additional tax must be deposited if extension of registration is sought.
      • This tax deposited shall be used like ‘input credit’.
    • How will business returns be filed under GST Law?

      Under the GST law, a normal taxpayer will be required to furnish three returns monthly and one annual return. Similarly, there are separate returns for a taxpayer registered under the composition scheme and a taxpayer registered as an Input Service Distributor. Click here to read all about return form nos. And due dates for filing the returns. For month of July & August you need to file GSTR 3B.

    • Is electronically signing the registration Application using the DSC mandatory?

      Electronically signing the Registration Application using DSC is mandatory for enrolment by Companies, Foreign Companies, Limited Liability Partnership (LLPs) and Foreign Limited Liability Partnership (FLLPs). For other taxpayers, electronically signing using DSC is optional. You may purchase our DSC package from here before proceeding in case you do not have a DSC

    • My company is still not Registered under current tax regime. Can I still buy this package?

      This package is valid only if you have all the necessary documents mentioned in the “Documents to be Submitted” . If your company is not registered please have it registered with us first and then GST registration will be pursued.

    • I registered 3 locations within Maharashtra for my business under GST. Now, I need add a new location within Maharashtra. How do I apply for it?

      For now rectification in GST registration is not possible. Once enabled, you will be able to add other business located in same state as additional place to business. We will advise you to wait till the government announces that rectification in original registration can be made. If you need GST registration for your new location urgently, you can apply for a fresh registration for that branch.

    • I have business in Karnataka and Maharashtra. Do I need separate GST registrations in the two states?

      Yes, if place of business are in two different states you need to apply for seperate registration even if business PAN is same.

    • I already registered for GST in Maharashtra. Now, I have started operations in Karnataka and need to get my business registered in Karnataka under GST. What do I do?

      Yes, if place of business are in two different states you need to apply for seperate registration even if business PAN is same.

    • I am vendor selling through an ecommerce portal. Do I need opt for GST registration?

      GST registration is mandatory for all businesses selling their product or rendering services through e-commerce operators like Amazon, Flipkart, Ola etc

    • I am registered under GST. How do I start availing Input Tax Credit on duty paid goods lying as on 30th June as stock ?/I have ITC balance shown in my VAT returns, will I get refund or it will be carried forwarded to GST?

      Tax credit for pre-GST laws like VAT, Excise etc can be carried forwarded by filing transition forms Tran 1 & Tran 2. Read our complete guide on transition. https://cleartax.in/s/itc-claim-stock-transition-forms/

    • I registered my business under GST in August 2017. When do I need to start filing GST returns?

      Every registered person under GST needs to file GST returns for the period starting from the time he got registered or the date when GST got implemented(i.e 1st July)[WHICHEVER IS LATER] . If your business is registered in GST in August, you need to file return for period starting from 1st August, 2017.

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