After the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India, it is mandatory for all business entities with the minimum aggregate turnover in a fiscal to complete the GST registration procedure. As a business owner, you can visit the GST portal, fill up the GST REG-01 form, upload the required documents to initiate GST registration process.
The list of documents required for GST registration varies across business types and individuals. If you run a sole proprietorship business, you need to furnish a copy of your PAN card, Aadhar card and address proof of your registered office along with the bank statement or a cancelled cheque.
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On the other hand, if you run a partnership firm you need to furnish PAN Card and Aadhar Card of all the partners along with address proof of the registered office. Bank details comprising bank statement or cancelled cheque is also required.
If you want to register a private limited company, you need PAN card of the company along with all the directors. At the same time, you need to furnish the registration certificate of the company along with a MOA and AOA. Along with Aadhar Card of all the directors, you need to submit the address proof of the registered office along with a cancelled cheque or a copy of the bank statement.
In case you’re the karta or head of a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) and need to register your business, you need to provide your HUF PAN card, Aadhar card, address proof of your business along with a copy of cancelled cheque or bank statement.
For GST registration of a society, trust or club, you need to furnish its PAN card along with the registration certificate. At the same time, you need to submit the address proof of the registered office along with bank statements or cancelled cheque. Also, photographs and PAN cards of all promoters or partners need to be submitted.
After successful verification of all the documents, you will get a unique 15-digit GST identification number and a GST registration certificate. Additional Read: How GST Effects Medium to long-term demand for gold jewellery