Registration Procedure under GST
GST is applicable to all the persons who hold a valid PAN number for taxation purpose. All the businesses whose turnover is INR 20 lakhs or more have to obtain GST registration. This limit is INR 10 lakhs for few special category states, including Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, and Tripura. Also, GST registration is mandatory for persons belonging to different categories, such as non-resident, casual traders, and people who are providing taxable services.
Following are the documents required for GST registration procedure:
PAN Card: Permanent Account Number or PAN number of the applicant or business if applicable.
Address & Identity Proof: Identity and address proof, such as driving license, adhar card, passport etc. along with photographs.
Business Registration Document: A proof of business registration.
Business Place Address Proof: Address proof of the business premises, such as electricity bill, etc.
Bank Account Proof: A canceled cheque or bank statement can be submitted for this.
Digital Signature: A digital signature of the authorized person must be provided.
Following are the steps for registration process under GST:
Step 1: Fill Part-A of the form REG-01.
Step 2: Get PAN and other information verified by entering the OTP sent on your number. An ARN (Acquirer Reference Number) number will be generated.
Step 3: Fill Part-B of the GST REG-01 form and attach the above mentioned required documents.
Step 4: If any additional information will be required, it will be requested through GST REG-03 form. You will have to respond it through GST REG-04 form.
Step 5: A registration certificate will be issued within 3 days if all the information provided by you is found satisfactory.
How To Cancel GST Registration?
Many people often cancel their GST registration for many reasons. Such as GST is not applicable to them or they are closing their profession or business. For the cancellation of GST registration, follow these steps:
Step 1: Visit the GST portal with your username and password. Click on services and choose the application of registration cancellation.
Step 2: Choose the right option for canceling GST registration. If the tax invoice was issued to you, then it is mandated to fill Form GST REG-16.
Step 3: Enter place and authorized signatory details. Lastly, click submit button with EVC (for proprietorship or partnership) or DSC (for LLP or company).
It only takes a period of a month to cancel GST registration.