Know your GST Number, Know your GSTIN – Track GST Status 2017
Know your GST Number, Know your GSTIN: Track GST Provisional ID Status, Track GST ARN Status by using below Guide…On bringing GST into practice, there would be merger of Central and State taxes into a single tax payment. Further, it would subsume all indirect taxes at the center and the state level. It is expected to enhance the position of India in both, domestic as well as international market. At the consumer level, GST would reduce the overall tax burden, which is currently estimated at 25-30%. Any major macro-economic reforms in the country are only possible with effective fiscal & monetary policies in place and economic reforms are important for empowerment of poor.
Approximately 70% of the population lives in rural India, GST will become a catalyst for a common rural market in our country with the removal of state level barriers. However, one change which every taxpayer is going to face immediately will be in their tax identification number.
Know your GSTIN
What is GSTIN?
GST Number (GSTIN) is a unique 15 digit number which is allotted to the assessee at the time of filing an application for registration for Goods & Service Tax. Just like PAN Card No is required for payment and filing of Income Tax Returns, similarly GSTIN is required for payment and filing of GST Returns.
New GST regime is applicable very soon and we expect that GST is applicable from 1st July 2017, all the taxpayers will get consolidated into one single GST platform for compliance and administration purposes and will be assigned registration under a single authority. The govt of india has set up GSTN–Network who provide the IT infrastructure necessary to support GST Online. It is expected that 8 million taxpayers will be migrated from various platforms into GST. All of these will be assigned a unique Goods and Services Tax Identification Number (GSTIN).
Tracking of GST Status
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Format of GSTIN
Goods & Service Tax Identification Number (GSTIN) is a PAN based number i.e. to say that it is based on the PAN No. of the applicant. It is a 15 digit number and format of the same is as follows:-
- The first two digits of this GST number will represent the state code
- The next ten digits will be the PAN number of the taxpayer
- The thirteenth digit will be assigned based on the number of registration within a state
- The fourteenth digit will be Z by default
- The last digit will be for check code
Using the above guide you can easily identified GSTIN Number of any assessee. For Further Queries related to GST Registration, GST Login Procedure, GST Rates 2017, GST Return Online Process, GST Refund Details, HSN Code List, you may also refer the FAQ on migration issued by GSTN.
Issue of registration certificate
Subject to the provisions of section 25(12), where the application for grant of registration has been approved under rule 2, a certificate of registration in form GST REG-06 showing the principal place of business and additional place(s) of business shall be made available to the applicant on the Common Portal and a Goods and Services Tax Identification Number (hereinafter in these rules referred to as “GSTIN”) shall be assigned in the following format –
- (a) two characters for the State code
- (b) ten characters for the PAN or the Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number
- (c) two characters for the entity code; and
- (d) one check sum character – Rule 3(1) of Registration Rules.
Display of registration certificate and GSTIN on the name board
Every registered person shall display his certificate of registration in a prominent location at his principal place of business and at every additional place or places of business.
Every registered person shall display his GSTIN on the name board exhibited at the entry of his principal place of business and at every additional place or places of business – Rule 10 of GST Registration Rules.