GST registration A 10 step guide
Goods and Services Tax (GST) registration is a must for every business owner whose annual turnover exceeds Rs 20 lakh. However, in some states with special status, the amount is lowered to Rs 10 lakh.
If you are a businessman and want to understand the basic process of GST Registration, here is a complete step-by-step guide to help you:
First step: Go to GST official website – https://reg.gst.gov.in. Click on Services tab and select Registration from the drop-down menu.
Second step: Now select New Registration and enter required details such as – mention whether you are a Taxpayer/GST Practitioner/Tax Deductor, then your state/ union territory, district, name, PAN number, email ID and Mobile number for OTP. Then enter verification characters and click on proceed.
Third step: An OTP will be sent to the email ID and Mobile number you entered in the second step. Enter that OTP and click on Continue.
Fourth step: A Temporary Reference Number (TRN) will reflect on your screen and same will also be sent to your registered email ID and Mobile number. Save it for future reference.
Fifth step: Now again go to the Services and click on Registration. This time select Temporary Reference Number (TRN)
Sixth step: Enter the TRN number, verification characters and click on Proceed.
Seventh step: You will get an OTP on your registered email ID and Mobile number. Enter the OTP and click again on Proceed.
Eighth step: You will see the status of your application in a draft format. You have to now click on the edit icon.
Ninth step: This is the second part of the registration form and has 10 sections. Fill in all the required details and submit upload the requested documents.
Keep handy these documents:
* Constitution of the taxpayer
* Proof of the place of business
* Bank account details
* Authorization form
Tenth step: Once you have uploaded all the details and documents, go to the Verification page. Tick on the declaration and submit the application using any of the following options:
* Companies must submit application using DSC
* Using e-Sign – OTP will be sent to Aadhaar registered number
* Using EVC – OTP will be sent to the registered mobile
A success message will be displayed on the screen and you will receive an Application Reference Number (ARN) on your registered email ID and mobile number.
Later, you can check the status for your registration by entering the ARN in GST Portal.