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Documents Required for GST Registration

Goods and Service tax is the indirect tax levied in India on the supply of goods and services and subsumes all indirect taxes such as excise duty, services tax, VAT, entry tax and customs duty into a single tax system. But how we get the GST Registration? What all documents are required for GST Registration in India.

Today in this article we will guide you through all the documents required for GST registration for small Individuals, partnership firms, private company or public company etc.

GST came into the picture to remove the complexities and compliances of doing business for millions of small business owner breathing in India. Under GST Registration, all business entity obtains the unique number from the concerned tax authority for the purpose of collecting tax on the behalf of the government and to avail Input tax credit of the taxes on the inward supplies.

Today, in this article we will explain to you what all documents are required for GST Registration. The following are the documents that should be submitted by persons or entities applying for GST Registration.

How to Get GST Registration in India?

GST Registration is compulsorily for taxable persons who carry out business in India of supplying goods or service with the aggregate value of supply exceeding 20lakhs.  You can get the GST Registration online by filling the form or contact us by just submitting the documents required. The following are the documents required for Individual, partnership firm or private company or public company-

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A. Documents Required for GST Registration of Individual

The following are the list of required documents for GST Registration of an Individual-

  • PAN Card of the business and Applicant

For GST Registration, the applicant requires the PAN (Permanent Account Number) of the business and authorized signatories of the applicant or individual.

  • Valid Indian Phone number and Email address

A valid phone number and email- address of the primarily authorized signatory are required to be filled at the time of GST Registration.

  • Proof of place of business

Principal place of business is the primary location within the state where a taxpayer’s business is performed where the business’s books of the accounts and records are kept.

  • Copy of valid rent or lease agreement or consent letter
  • Valid bank account number from India

Under this, you need to mention all the details of the bank account maintained for commencing business. You can fill the details up to 10 bank accounts. You will also ask to enter the details of the Indian Financial system code (IFSC) number of the same branch and bank.

  • Copy of Electricity bill or Municipal khata copy of any document supporting the ownership of the premises
  • For every additional place of business, the copy of proof of such additional place of business.

Other Required Documents are-

  • List of Goods and Service to be supplied
  • Proof of appointment of Authorized Signatory (Letter of Authorization or copy of board resolution)
  • Authorized Signatories photo (soft copy)
  • For Companies and LLP’s, it is important to have a digital signature (class 2 digital signature) of the person who is authorized to sign the GST application
  • Incorporation certificate (in case of Company)
  • Other regulatory registration details such as Professional Tax, State Excise License details (If in case it is applicable)
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B. Documents required for GST Registration for Private Limited Company

The following are the documents required for GST Registration for private limited Company-

  • PAN Card of the applicant or Director or promoters
  • Bank account statement
  • Copy of the resolution passed by Boards of Directors or Managing Committee and Acceptance letter
  • Letter of Authorization
  •  Id proof of the applicant or Director or promoters (Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter ID)
  • Address Proof of the applicant or Director or promoters (Bank Statement, Electricity Bill, Mobile Bill)
  • Photograph of the applicant or Director or promoters
  • Copy of the Memorandum of association or article of association
  • Incorporation certificate (in case of Company)
  • Other regulatory registration details such as Professional Tax, State Excise License details (If in case it is applicable)

C. Documents required for GST Registration for a public company

  • Pan Card of the applicant or Director or promoters or shareholders
  • Bank account statement
  • Copy of the Memorandum of association or article of association
  • Id proof of the applicant or Director or promoters (Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter ID)
  • Address Proof of the applicant or Director or promoters (Bank Statement, Electricity Bill, Mobile Bill)
  • Photograph of the applicant or Director or promoters
  • Incorporation certificate (in case of Company)
  • Other regulatory registration details such as Professional Tax, State Excise License details (If in case it is applicable)
  • Copy of the resolution passed by Boards of Directors or Managing Committee and Acceptance letter
  • Letter of Authorization

D. Documents for GST Registration for Trust, Society, Association, and Club

  • PAN Card of the applicant or Director or promoters or shareholders
  • Bank account statement
  • Constitution documents of the entity
  • Copy of the resolution passed by Boards of Directors or Managing Committee and Acceptance letter
  • Letter of Authorization
  • The updated director lists to be submitted
  • Id proof of the applicant or Director or promoters (Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter ID)
  • Address Proof of the applicant or Director or promoters (Bank Statement, Electricity Bill, Mobile Bill)
  • Photograph of the applicant or Director or promoters
  • Incorporation certificate (in case of Company)
  • Other regulatory registration details such as Professional Tax, State Excise License details (If in case it is applicable)
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E. Documents Required for GST Registration for a proprietorship or Limited Liability Partnership

  • A registration certificate issued by the registrar of LLP
  • PAN Card of the applicant or Director or promoters or shareholders
  • Bank account statement
  • LLP Agreement
  • Copy of the resolution passed by Boards of Directors or Managing Committee and Acceptance letter
  • Letter of Authorization
  • The updated director lists to be submitted
  • Copy of the Memorandum of association or article of association
  • Id proof of the applicant or Director or promoters (Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter ID)
  • Address Proof of the applicant or Director or promoters (Bank Statement, Electricity Bill, Mobile Bill)
  • Photograph of the applicant or Director or promoters
  • Incorporation certificate (in case of Company)
  • Other regulatory registration details such as Professional Tax, State Excise License details (If in case it is applicable)

F. Documents required for GST Registration for Hindu Undivided Family

  • ID Proof of the applicant or Director or promoters (Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter ID)
  • Deed of declaration of HUF
  • The digital signature of the applicant or Karta
  • Photographs of Karta
  • Address Proof of the applicant or Director or promoters (Bank Statement, Electricity Bill, Mobile Bill)
  •  Bank account statement

G. Documents required for GST for Foreign Company or Foreign Limited Liability Partnership

  • Certificate for establishment
  • Copy of the Memorandum of association or article of association
  • Id proof of the applicant or Director or promoters (Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter ID)
  • Address Proof of the applicant or Director or promoters (Bank Statement, Electricity Bill, Mobile Bill)
  • Photograph of the applicant or Director or promoters
  • Incorporation certificate (in case of Company)
  • Bank account statement

In Conclusion

 

Documents are almost the same for every kind of business except the few. We have tried to guide you with all the documents that are required for GST Registration for the Individual, Partnership firm, HUF or private company or public company.

 

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