Goods And Service Tax Registration

For those of you who were expecting decisions from the GST Council facilitating early implementation of GST, there is disappointment in that the impasse on Dual Control besides other issues like Jurisdiction over Territorial Waters, Split between SGST and CGST of the agreed rate structure continues.

Administration of IGST is also an issue that is being deliberated upon.

The GST Council meets next on 16th January, 2017 to decide on the issues and if there is consensus, the Central Legislations CGST, IGST and GST Compensation Law can be taken up in the Budget Session of the Parliament.

The divergence of views and constructive deliberation for convergence augurs well for fiscal federalism though the implementation of GST gets delayed.

GSTN – Revised Enrolment Schedule

GSTN has announced the revised Enrolment Schedule for existing Service Tax and Central Excise Assessees who are not registered under the State VAT Act. The revised schedule is

Enrolment of Taxpayers who are registered under Central Excise Act but not registered under State VAT05-01-201731-01-2017
Enrolment of Taxpayers who are registered under Service Tax Act but not registered under State VAT09-01-201731-01-2017
New registration under VAT/Service Tax/Central Excise after August 201601-02-201720-03-2017

GSTN has also made available % of enrolment in different States.

Click to view the revised Enrollment Schedule

Enrolment schedule for your State The schedule of the enrolment activation drive for states is given below. We encourage you to complete the enrolment during the specified dates.

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