Before enrolling with GST System Portal, you must ensure to have the following information/ documents avail able with you:-
I. Provisional ID received from State/Central Authorities; II. Password received from the State/Central Authorities; III. Valid Email Address;
IV. Valid Mobile Number; V. Bank Account Number VI. Bank IFSC.
No, any person who wants to seek enrolment under the GST Act has to apply on the GST System Portal. Enrolment under the GST is common for both Central GST and the State GST. There will be common registration, common return and common Challan for Central and State.
The taxpayers registered under any Acts as specified under Q1 are required to enroll at GST System Portal. State VAT and Central Excise can start enrolling from November, 2016 on GST System Portal as per plan indicated on GST System portal. The taxpayers registered under Service Tax will be enrolled on a later date for which separate intimation will be sent..
All existing taxpayers registered under any of the Acts as specified in Q1 will be transitioned to GST. Enrolment for GST will ensure smooth transition to GST regime. The data available with various tax authorities is incomplete and thus fresh enrolment has been planned. Also, this will ensure latest data is available in GST Database without any recourse to amendment process, which is the norm to update the data under tax statutes today..
GST System portal has been created for this purpose as no paper based enrolment will be allowed.
You need to enroll as a user on the *GST system portal,* so that you may be enabled as a registrant for GST Compliance requirement viz. return filling, tax payment, etc..
An existing taxpayer is an entity currently registered under any of the Acts as specified below:-
a. Central Excise
b. Service Tax
c. State Sales Tax / VAT (except exclusive liquor dealers if registered under VAT)
d. Entry Tax
e. Luxury Tax
f. Entertainment Tax (except levied by the local bodies).
Principal Place of Business is the primary location within the State where a taxpayer’s business is performed. The principal place of business is generally where the business’s books of accounts and records are kept and is often where the head of the firm or at least top management is located..
HSN stands for Harmonized System of Nomenclature which is internationally accepted product coding system to maintain uniformity in classification of goods.
Service Accounting Codes (SAC) are adopted by the Central Board of Excise and
Customs (CBEC) for identification of the services..
ARN is the Application Reference Number generated after the submission of the enrolment application with E-Sign or Digital Signature (DSC). It is a unique number assigned to each transaction completed at the GST System Portal. Note the ARN can be used for future correspondence with GSTN..
Application Reference Number (ARN) will be generated after the successful submission of the enrolment application at the GST System Portal. You can use this ARN to track the status of your application..
For the first time login, you need to provide username and password that you received from the State VAT/Centre Tax Department. For subsequent login, you need to enter username and password as created by you while enrolling with GST System Portal..
No, you should not give the email address and mobile number of Tax Professional or anyone else. You MUST provide the email address and mobile number of the primary Authorized Signatory appointed by you or yourself. All future correspondence/communication from the GST System Portal will be sent on the registered mobile Number and email address only..
A Primary authorized signatory is the person who is *primarily responsible to perform action on the GST System Portal on behalf of taxpayer.* All communication from the GST System Portal relating to taxpayer will be sent to him. For example:- in case of proprietor, the proprietor himself or any person authorized by him, in case of partnership any of the partner authorized or any person authorized, in case of Company/LLP, Society, Trust, the person who is authorized by Board or Governing Body etc. can act as Primary authorized signatory. Copy of authorization needs to be uploaded.
In case of multiple authorized signatory for single business entity, one authorized signatory should be designat.
Your OTP would be sent on your registered mobile number and e mail address on GST System Portal. If you have not received the OTP within 15 minutes, you may choose to receive it again by clicking the RESEND OTP button..
Following details are auto-populated in the enrolment application based on your existing data:
• PAN of the Business
• Legal Name of Business
• Reason of liability to obtain registration
• Email Addressed and Mobile number of primary Authorized Signatory entered during enrolling with GST System Portal..
If you are registered with Central Excise, refer the Registration Certificate to find your
If you are only a VAT registered dealer, you need to find your central jurisdiction based on the address of your Principal place of Business. You may visit CBEC website www.cbec.gov.in for details
(refer URL – http://www.cbec.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/deptt_offcr/cadre- restruct/cadre-restructg-notifications.pdf)..
Yes, the application for enrollment with GST System Portal can be rejected in case you have furnished/uploaded wrong or fake or incorrect document with your DSC or E- Sign. However, the applicant will be provided reasonable opportunity of being heard where applicant taxpayer can present his/her viewpoints..
As one PAN allows one GST Registration in a state, you may register one business entity first. For the remaining business verticals within the State please get in touch with your jurisdictional authority..
ISD stands for Input Service Distributor. An Input Service Distributor means the person who distributes credit, in respect of the tax invoices of the services received at the head office, to its branches where the services have been supplied actually. Tax invoice here means, the invoice issued under section 23 of the Model Goods and Services Act, if you are an existing ISD Taxpayer, you need to apply afresh in the GST System Portal for the State where you desire to seek registration. For that you need to inform your Central jurisdictional authority..