Starting with Goods and services tax considered as an indirect tax for the whole country that will make India one common market. It is a tax which are imposed on the sale, manufacturing and the usage of goods and services. In simple words, it is a single tax implemented on the supply of all the goods and services from the manufacturer to the customer. All the creditworthiness of the input taxes paid at each level will be available in the subsequent levels of the value addition on every level.

The final costumer’s or consumers have to bear the only tax charged by the last retailer in the supply chain with the bunch of benefits are at all the previous stages.

Although, it charged at National and state level at similar rates for all the same products and replaces with all the current indirect taxes which are imposed by the Union and the states.

Taking everything into account Goods and services tax is a destination-based tax which means that they pay the tax at the place of supply.

Some taxes of state that comes under GST are-

● State value-added taxes
● Sales tax (central)
● Purchase tax
● All the luxury taxes
● Entry forms
● Taxes on the lotteries and gambling
● State surcharges and cesses

And some central taxes which comes under GST are-

● Excise duty (Central)
● All the duties on excise
● the special additional duty of customs
● Service taxes
● Surcharges and cesses

Online GST Registration

It makes it mandatory for every entity who involved in the buying and selling or even providing of services within Indian Territory.

So for getting GST registration completed each and every supplier (one person company/pvt ltd company/others) has to register in each state or Union territory from where he/she affects supply if he fulfills the following conditions-

● He/she should have an annual aggregate turnover in India having a limit of 20 Lakhs (10 lakhs in Northeastern states)
● should register under any earlier indirect tax regimes
● having multiple branches in one state
● has to pay a reverse charge if not registered under GST
● required to input service distributor
● All the agents of the supplier
● Supplying goods and services through E-commerce operator
● E-commerce aggregator who supplies good and services under his own brand name
● Providing online information and the database information from a place outside India to a person who resides in India.


The GST registration will provide the following advantages to the taxpayers

● He is the authorization to collect the taxes from his customers and then pass on the credit of the taxes paid by them
● Can claim an input tax credit of the taxes paid to his suppliers and then use the pay of taxes due
● They will also enjoy the seamless flow of the tax credit from his suppliers to the recipients at a national level


There was a full chaos as the GST rates were announced across the Industry and trade bodies.

The GST rates for the 29 goods and 53 services have been revised as per the 25th GST council meetings on 18th of January 2018

● Reduced 28% to 18% old and also used motor vehicles without the Input Tax Credit (ITC), public transport costs that run on Biofuel services of joy rides
● Reduction from 18-12% - Drinking water packed in 20lts bottles, Biodiesel, all the services provided for the construction of the Metro, mining of the petrol crude
● Also reduction from 12%-5% velvet fabric
● Reduced rates from 3%-0.25% (Diamond and the precious stones)

Thus GST play vital role to structure the indirect tax regime in an economy which is growing at faster speed. Get more information about gst registration online

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