GST registration2021-05-31T06:45:42+00:00

GST Registration 

GST Registration is mandatory for the businesses with certain turnover and activities. Know if you are required to obtain registration and simplify your registration requirement with professionals.

GST Registration

The Goods and Service Tax is the biggest indirect tax reform which blends in all the other taxes into one single tax structure.

Starting at ₹1999

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Documents required for GST Registration

 Address Proof & Legal Documents.

Business Address Proof

Latest Electricity bill/ Any Tax paid bill/ Municipal Khata Copy

Rent Agreement

If place is rented, rent agreement is required, else consent letter is sufficient

Bank details

Latest Bank Statement/ Copy of cancelled cheque/ copy of first page of passbook

Certificate of Registration

Entity should provide registration certificate with MoA- AoA / LLP Agreement or Partnership Deed as applicable

User Documents 

Digital Signature

DSC of Partners or Directors, in case of LLP and Company only


Copy of passport size photograph of the Proprietor/ Partners /Directors

Entity’s PAN Card

A copy of PAN Card of business entity

PAN & Aadhar Card

A copy of Aadhar Card of Proprietor/ Partners/ Directors

NOTE:  Further documents and scrutiny can be made on a case by case basis which is beyond our control.

Apply for GST Number in 3 Easy Steps

Process for GST Registration online

  1. Answer Quick Questions
      • Pick a Package that most closely fits your necessities
      • Spare but 10 minutes to fill in our form
      • Provide basic details & documents needed for registration
      • Make payment through secured payment gateways
  1. Experts at Legalagi are here to help
      • Assigned Relationship Manager
      • Collect all the required documents
      • Preparing and filing the GST Application
      • Submitting necessary signed documents with GST Department
      • Allotment of permanent GSTIN

3. Your GST Registration is done!

      • It takes minimum of 5 working days*
  • Day 1
      • Consultancy for requirement of GST Registration
      • Collection of basic Information & documents
      • Preparation of required documents
      • Share documents for Applicant’s Signature, if required
  • Day 2-3
      • Preparation of online application
      • Filing of registration application
  • Day 4 onwards
      • Government processing time
      • GST Registration Certificate*

Frequently Asked Questions

Following are the general criteria of mandatory registration:

• If the total business turnover exceeds ₹ 40 Lakh/₹20 Lakh in case of business of goods/providing service respectively in the concerned financial year (Threshold for North-eastern States is ₹ 20 Lakh/ ₹ 10 Lakh in case of business of goods/providing service respectively)
• Casual taxable person / Non-Resident taxable person
• Agents of a supplier & Input Service Distributor (ISD)
• Electronic Commerce Aggregator
• Person supplying through an E-commerce platform
In addition to above, there are certain other criteria when registration is mandatory. Apart from compulsory registration, one can also apply for GST registration voluntarily.

The supplier of Goods and Services is required to apply for GST registration in the state from where the taxable goods or services are supplied, mentioning the place(s) of business. When the places of Business are situated in more than one state, application of GST shall be made from more than one place.
No, a person cannot apply for a single GST Registration. A person has to apply for separate GST Registration for every state from which he/she is carrying out the operations, whether under the same name or different. The same applies to a person having the same PAN and operating business from different states.
Once the application is made for registration under Goods & Service Tax Act, the competent officer shall verify the application submitted and on his/her satisfaction, the officer issues the Certificate of Registration under GST in soft copy. The Certificate issued also mentions the GSTIN allotted to the applicant.
Following are the exclusions from the GST Registration:

• An agriculturist – for the purpose of agriculture
• Person exclusively supplying goods/ services not liable to tax or wholly exempted from Tax
• Services by any Court or Tribunal established under the law
• Services by an employee
• Services of funeral, burial, crematorium or mortuary, including transportation of the deceased
• Sale of land subject to Schedule 5 (ii)(b), sale of building
• Actionable claims, other than lottery, betting and gambling
• Person falling below threshold exemption limit prescribed

The event of supply of Goods and/or Services i.e. transactions such as the sale, transfer, barter, exchange, license, rental, lease or disposal made, or agreed to be made for a consideration of taxable goods or services, is to be considered a taxable event under the GST Act.
The time of supply of goods shall be earlier of the following:

(a) Date of issuing an invoice by the supplier or;
(b) Last Date by which s/he is required to issue invoice as per the prescribed time period or;
(c) Date on which the supplier enters a payment in his/her books of account or;
(d) Date on which the payment is credited to his/her bank account
The time of supply of services shall be earliest of the following:
Case:1 Where an invoice is issued within the prescribed period
(a) Date of issue of invoice by supplier or;
(b) Date on which the supplier enters a payment in his/her books of account or;
(c) Date on which the payment is credited to his bank account
Case:2 Where an invoice is not issued within the prescribed period
(a) Date on which the service is provided or;
(b) Date on which the supplier enters a payment in his/her books of account or;
(c) Date on which the payment is credited to his/her bank account
In case of supplies of goods or services under reverse charge, the time of supply shall be earliest of the following:
(a) Date of receipt of goods (This applies only for supply of goods and not services) or;
(b) Date on which the payment is entered in the books of accounts of a recipient or;
(c) Date immediately following 30 days from the date of issue of invoice by the supplier.(In case of supply of service date immediately following 60 days from date of issue of invoice shall be considered)

There are no government fees for GST registration.
Registered dealers shall be required to file the following returns:

• Monthly Return: Every registered taxable person shall be required to e-file a monthly return for inward and outward supplies of goods and/or services, input tax credit availed, tax payable, tax paid and other particulars within the due date prescribed for the respected month.

• Return for composition scheme: Dealers paying tax under the composition scheme shall have to file a return for each quarter or part, thereof, electronically within 18 days after the end of such quarter.

• TDS return: Every dealer who is required to deduct tax at source shall file a return electronically within 10 days after the end of the month in which the said deduction is made.

• Return for input service distributor: Every input service distributor shall file an e-return for every calendar month or part thereof, within the 13 days after the end of the particular month.

• First Return: Every registered taxable person paying the CGST/SGST on all intra-state supplies of goods and/or services shall have to file the first return from the date on which he/she became liable for registration till the end of the month in which the registration has been granted

• Annual return: An annual return will have to be filed for each financial year by every registered taxable person. This needs to be done on or before the 31st day of December, following the end of the particular financial year.

• Final return: Every registered taxable person who applies for a cancellation of his/her registration shall have to file a final return within 3 months of the date of cancellation or the date of cancellation order, whichever is later, in a prescribed form.

Every person registered under GST, whether mandatorily or voluntarily, shall file the requisite GST Returns in the manner prescribed and within the time limit prescribed for same.
Payment for the tax or any penalty, fees, etc. shall be made via any of these payment modes:

• Internet Banking

This amount shall be credited to the electronic cash ledger of the registered dealer.

Every e-commerce operator engaged in facilitating the supply of taxable goods/services shall collect the tax at source at the time of credit or at the time of payment, whichever is earlier.

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