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Registration in GST


 Registration No can be PAN based followed by alphabets, numerals etc. (Eg. 10 digit PAN, 2 digit State code, 1 alphabet indicating nature of activities of an assessee and numerals indicating number of state registrations)
 GST is a destination based tax and as a result of State code, revenue can be allocated between states easily.
 There will be online Application form and it may provide link with the existing registrations.
 Original/digital signature of authorised person.
 Uniformity in documents throughout India.
 Government is proposing to charge a fee for registration under GST.
 Registration Number will be provided immediately to assessee on acceptance of online application form without any requirement of submission of hard copy as online application will most likely to be authenticated by assessee by his DSC.
 In existing regime, there is possibility of having numerous registration linked with the same PAN. Under GST, the certificate of registration will display all the business names registered with the same PAN.
 The existing registrations may be continued for the following purposes:
 Completion of the assessment/appeals/audit.
 Filing of the periodic returns etc.
 A reasonable time may be provided for completion of above requirements.

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