Service Tax Registration in India

When and who is required to Apply for Registration : 

  1. The person who provides a taxable service is required to mandatorily apply online application for registration for service tax, if the value of the services provided by him in a particular financial year exceeds a nine lac Rs.9,00,000/-
  2. The person who is liable to pay the service tax under reverse charge mechanism, will make an application for registration.
  3. Input service distributor  are required for the registration of the service tax

Time limit for the application of the registration in the service tax:

  • A person should register within 30 days from date of commencement of the business of providing taxable service.

Documents required for the service tax registration:-

  • Name and address of the applicants
  • Email id for registration with aces
  • Details of the persons signing the application form such as name, address and telephone no
  • Address proof of the premise to be registered i.e Utility bill or rent agreement etc.
  • Certified copy of the memorandum of association, partnership deed and other constitution document as the case may be.
  • Photocopy of pan card of applicant, in case of proprietorship pan of proprietor etc.
  • Copy of the resolution passed in the board meeting in case of company /LLP
  • Photocopies of all the documents should be certified by director/ partner/ proprietor
  • All documents are required in two copies, self attested
  • Copy partnership deed in case of partnership firm.
  • Copy of pan card of all partners/proprietor/directors.
  • Cancelled cheque of firm / proprietor

Note : Photo copies of all the documents should be certified by director/partner/proprietor as the case may be

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