VAT - CST (TIN) Registration

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Value Added Tax commonly known as VAT is an indirect tax levied by the State Governments only on tangible goods sold within the territorial jurisdiction of a particular state.

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VAT – CST (TIN) Registration


Value Added Tax commonly known as VAT is an indirect tax levied by the State Governments only on tangible goods sold within the territorial jurisdiction of a particular state. Every State has enacted their separate VAT Act and framed rules under their VAT Act and it does not have uniform tax rate. The rate of taxation varies with situation and dependent upon the category of goods too.

Central Sales Tax commonly known as CST is an indirect tax levied by on tangible goods sold from one state to another state. CST is regulated by Central Sales Tax Act, 1956 and its chargeability is state specific. CST rates also varies with the situation and does not have uniform rate and also dependent upon category of goods too.

Registration under the VAT becomes mandatory for any business engaged in manufacturing or trading when his turnover exceeds rupees five lakhs (or increased limit of rupees ten or twenty lakhs in some state and union territory). Business entities, which has turnover not exceeding the limit prescribed in the VAT Act of States may also seek voluntary registration. Further registration under CST becomes mandatory for a manufacturer of trader when an inter-state sale is made. Application for registration under VAT and CST is filed with the Commercial Tax Department of the State, wherein the business is operating. Upon acceptance of application by the Commercial Tax Department, a unique eleven digit Taxpayer’s Identification Number (TIN) is allotted. TIN is required to be mentioned in every invoice of the business entity.

Steps to VAT – CST (TIN) Registration


4 Steps to get VAT – CST (TIN) Registration. We'll email you at different points in the process or you can check the status of your order anytime in our Online Status Centre.

Place an Order

After you place an Order with us and complete our online application, we will assign an Account Manager and a Nodal Officer to you. Our Account Manager will complete all formalities without requiring you to be present anywhere.

Information Check

We ensure that all the information you provided during the order process meets the requirements for obtaining VAT – CST (TIN) Registration. We'll contact you before we prepare the application if we see any issues.

Application Filing

Your Account Manager will prepare and file necessary documents with the concerned office and will be available to answer any questions via phone or email. Processing times vary upon state to state, but can be fulfilled within 7-10 business days with expedited service.

Getting Registered

We will keep you updated throughout the process. We will make sure that your VAT – CST (TIN) Registration Certificate is shipped to you on time. A VAT Inspector will inspect your business premises and therefore a signboard of your business must be affixed in the premises.

Documents required for VAT – CST (TIN) Registration

The procedure, documentation and fees vary upon state to state. However below is the list of common documents and information for making an application with the Commercial Tax Department for seeking VAT – CST (TIN) Registration:

  • Copy of PAN Card of the Company/Partnership/LLP/Proprietor;
  • Copy of Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum & Articles of Association of the Company/Partnership Deed/LLP Agreement;
  • List of Directors/Partners/Designated Partners;
  • Copy of PAN of all Directors/Partners/Designated Partners;
  • Proof of Identity of all Directors/Partners/Designated Partners;
  • Proof of Address of all Directors/Partners/Designated Partners (like Passport, Driving License, Electricity bill, Maintenance Bill, Voter ID;
  • Cancelled Cheque;
  • List of major goods to be manufactured or traded.
  • Photocopy of the Bank Statement of the Company;
  • Board resolution/Partners consent/Designated Partners resolution authorizing the authorized signatory for filing application for registration;
  • ID Proof and Address Proof of the authorized signatory;
  • Four latest passport size photograph of the authorized signatory;
  • Proof of ownership/tenancy/lease of the premises of the place from where business is being carried out along with ID Proof and Address Proof of the Lessor;
  • Details of all the places of business including branches & warehouses within the state as well as outside the state;
  • Power of Attorney to file the documents and represent before the department for registration;

VAT – CST (TIN) Registration

Price starting from 8,000 onwards

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