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GST Registration

GST RegistrationWhat is GST Registration? Every business carrying out a taxable supply of goods or services under GST regime and whose turnover exceeds the threshold limit of Rs. 20 lakh/ 10 Lakh as applicable will be required to register as a normal taxable person. This process is of registration is referred as GST registration. Why is GST Registration Important? GST registration is critical because it will enable you to avail various benefits that are available under the GST regime. One such benefit is to avail seamless input tax credit. Multiple taxes are being clubbed under GST and thus the cascading of taxes that is prevailing currently will no longer be the case. Also, timely registration will help you avoid any kind of interface with tax authorities. GSTINIt is expected that 8 million taxpayers will be migrated from various platforms into GST. All of these businesses will be assigned a unique Goods and Services Tax Identification Number.
Casual RegistrationA person who occasional…

GST

What is GST?Goods & Services Tax is a comprehensive, multi-stage, destination-based tax that will be levied on every value addition. To understand this, we need to understand the concepts under this definition. Let us start with the term ‘Multi-stage’. Now, there are multiple steps an item goes through from manufacture or production to the final sale. Buying of raw materials is the first stage. The second stage is production or manufacture. Then, there is the warehousing of materials. Next, comes the sale of the product to the retailer. And in the final stage, the retailer sells you – the end consumer – the product, completing its life cycle. So, if we had to look at a pictorial description of the various stages, it would look like:
Goods and Services Tax will be levied on each of these stages, which makes it a multi-stage tax. How? We will see that shortly, but before that, let us talk about ‘Value Addition’. Let us assume that a manufacturer wants to make a shirt. For this he must …