GST Registration

GST is the biggest tax reform in India, tremendously improving ease of doing business and increasing the taxpayer base in India by bringing in millions of small businesses in India. By abolishing and subsuming multiple taxes into a single system, tax complexities would be reduced while tax base is increased substantially. Under the new GST regime, all entities involved in buying or selling goods or providing services or both are required to register for GST. Entities without GST registration would not be allowed to collect GST from a customer or claim input tax credit of GST paid or could be penalised. Further, registration under GST is mandatory once an entity crosses the minimum threshold turnover of starts a new business that is expected to cross the prescribed turnover.

As per the GST Council, entities in special category states with an annual turnover of Rs.10 lakhs and above would be required to register under GST. All other entities in rest of India would be required to register for GST if annual turnover exceeds Rs.20 lakhs. There are also various other criteria’s, that could make an entity liable for obtaining GST registration – irrespective of annual sales turnover. Entities required to register for GST as per regulations must file for GST application within 30 days from the date on which the entity became liable for registration under GST.

The leading business services platform in India, offering a variety of services like income tax filing, GST return filing, private limited company registration, trademark filing and more. IndiaFilings can help you obtain GST registration in India and maintain GST compliance through a proprietary GST accounting software. The average time taken to obtain GST Certificate is about 5 – 10 working days, subject to government processing time and client document submission. Get a free consultation on GST and GST return filing by scheduling an appointment with an Advisor.

Advantages & Benefits

Turnover Criteria
Entities involved in supplying of goods or services with an annual aggregate turnover of more than Rs.20 lakhs in most States are required to register for GST mandatorily. In special category states, the aggregate turnover criteria has been reduced to Rs.10 lakhs. In addition to the turnover criteria, there are various other conditions that could mandate GST registration. Use the tool above to find if your business must be registered for GST in India.
Inter-State Supply
Registration under GST is mandatory for entities undertaking inter-state supply of goods and/or services, irrespective of aggregate annual turnover. For example, if a business in Maharashtra supplies goods to a business in Tamil Nadu, then GST registration is required.
Existing Taxpayers
All entities having service tax or VAT or central excise registration must be registered under GST mandatorily. Existing taxpayers have been provided with Provisional ID and password for completion of GST migration formalities and generation of GSTIN by the respective tax departments.
E-Commerce Sellers
Entities involved in the supply of goods or services through e-commerce platforms are mandatorily required to be registered under GST, irrespective of aggregate annual turnover. Hence, sellers on e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal would have to register under GST mandatorily.
Casual Taxable Persons
As per the Trademark Act, any person can file notice of opposition against a trademark application within a period of four months from the date on which the mark is advertised or re-advertised in the Trademark Journal. After receiving the notice of opposition, the application is required to file send a counter statement to the Registrar within two months.
  • PAN Card of the Business or Applicant

    GSTIN is linked to the PAN of the business. Hence, PAN is required to obtain GST certificate.

    Identity and Address Proof of Promoters

    Identity proof and address proof documents like PAN, passport, driving license, aadhaar card or voters identity card must be submitted for all the promoters.

    Business Registration Document

    Proof of business registration like incorporation certificate or partnership deed or registration certificate must be submitted for all types of registered entities.

    Address Proof for Place of Business

    Documents like rental agreement or sale deed along with copies of electricity bill or latest property tax receipt or municipal khata copy must be submitted for the address mentioned in the GST application.

    Bank Account Proof

    Scanned copy of the first page of bank passbook showing a few transaction and address of the business must be submitted for the bank account mentioned in the registration application.

    Digital Signature

    Class 2 or class 3 digital signature is required for the authorised signatory to sign and submit the GST application. In case of proprietorship, there is no requirement for digital signature.

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FAQs

Many Indirect taxeslike VAT, Excise Duty, Service Tax, CST, Import- Export, Octroi, Luxury Tax and Entertainment Tax is now only require a GST registration. This will result in less compliances and help businesses to focus more into their business.
The GST rate will depend on the type of goods and services. Currently, the slab rates are 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%. Gold and rough diamonds do not currently fall under GST and will be taxed at 3% and 0.25%.

Testimonials

I have received the company incorporation documents and extremely pleased to see the way documents are arranged. The service provided exceeded all the expectations. It’s been a great experience to work with to get this done. I would definitely give five stars to process and the way dealt with the customer. I would promise to recommend my friends if something they would need that serve. Thumbs up for the services and I would like to say WOW!!!! Thanks!!

SANTOSH KUMAR SINGH

DIRECTOR , AGROMISSION TECHNOLOGY INDIA LIMITED

I am writing to convey my appreciation to the staff at Group for the services rendered to obtain the incorporation of my company in India. I found the professionalism of the staff at Group, a pleasure to work with. As a foreigner to India, they took the time to explain the documentation and assisted in every question I raised. I was pleased that Group made a case for my business name and that I received the name that I wanted. I was completely satisfied with their service and strongly recommend them to anybody desirous of starting a business in India

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DIRECTOR ,ORNIC HEALTHCARE PRIVATE LIMITED