The Goods and Service Tax, popularly known as the GST
, is India's biggest tax reform. The government has digitized the entire GST taxation system. Proprietors and businesspeople can file taxes or apply for a new GST account number from their computers. Read this article to find how to apply for a GST number online
Online Registration Process for a GST Number
To apply for a GST number online, visit the government's official GST page
and click Register Now
. This option is located below the Taxpayers
and GST Practitioner
blocks. Click either one of them:
Provide basic information related to your business. Fill information in the respective filed:
Fill in the Email Address
and Mobile Number
fields, enter the CAPTCHA text, and click PROCEED
to receive the one-time password (OTP):
On the following pages, provide detailed information of your bank account, business address, permanent account number, Aadhaar number, and digital signature. Then, submit the application.
A decision on the GST application will be made within a week. You will be informed about the decision by SMS and email.
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