Liability for Registration in GST

GST

Section 22 of the Central Goods & Services Tax (CGST) Act, 2017 specifies persons who are liable for registration under GST whereas section 24 of CGST Act 2017 specifically provides list of persons who are compulsorily required to take registration. A list of such persons liable to obtain registration under CGST Act 2017 has been summarised as under:

1. Supplier Supplier of taxable goods and services exceeding the specified threshold limit
2.Licensee Holder of licence under the existing law
3. Transferee Transfer of business as a going concern which is carried on by a taxable person
4. Transferee under a scheme Transfer pursuant to sanction of a scheme or an arrangement for amalgamation or demerger of two or more companies
5. Interstate supplier Persons making any inter-State taxable supply
6. Casual Taxable person Casual taxable persons making taxable supply
7. Payer of Reverse charge Persons who are required to pay tax under reverse charge
8. Specific Categories Persons who are required to pay tax under sub-section (5) of section 9
9. Non-resident Non-resident taxable persons making taxable supply
10. Deductor of Tax at Source Persons who are required to deduct tax under section 51, whether or not separately registered under this Act
11. Supplier on behalf of another person Persons who make taxable supply of goods or services or both on behalf of other taxable persons whether as an agent or otherwise
12. Input Service Distributor Whether or not separately registered under this Act
13. Supplier through Electronic Commerce Operator Persons who supply goods or services or both (other than supplies specified under sub-section (5) of section 9), through such electronic commerce operator who is required to collect tax at source under section 52
14. Electronic Commerce Operator Who owns, operates or manages digital or electronic facility or platform for electronic commerce
15. Supplier of online information Every person supplying online information and database access or retrieval services from a place outside India to a person in India, other than a registered person
16. Government notified Such other person or class of persons as may be notified by the Government on the recommendations of the Council

“Casual taxable person” means a person who occasionally undertakes transactions involving supply of goods or services or both in the course or furtherance of business, whether as principal, agent or in any other capacity, in a State or a Union territory where he has no fixed place of business

”non-resident taxable person” means any person who occasionally undertakes transactions involving supply of goods or services or both, whether as principal or agent or in any other capacity, but who has no fixed place of business or residence in India

Disclaimer – the above article is based on our own internal information and sources. The above informations would not be applicable unless and until a related Government notification is issued in this regard. Please take expert opinion before relying on any of the information. 

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