What is Service Tax Registration?
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Service tax is an indirect tax levied on a wide array of services specified by the Central Government under the Finance Act, 1994. The service provider (a restaurant or tour operator, for example) pays the tax and recovers the amount from its customers.

To pay this tax, the service provider must be registered with the Central Government if the preceding fiscal year's turnover is over Rs. 9 lakh. However, collection must start, at the rate of 15%, only when the turnover of the business exceeds Rs. 10 lakh.

Service Tax Highlights :

Small Scale Service Providers:

Small scale service providers who provide taxable services of less than Rs.10 lakhs in a year is wholly exempted from service tax and service tax registration.

Service Tax Payments:

Service Tax Payments must be deposited in designated banks quarterly in case of Proprietary Firms or Partnership Firms and monthly in the case of Companies, Trusts, Societies, etc.,

Service Tax Registration:

Service tax registration must be obtained by any person who provided a taxable service of value exceeding Rs.9 lakhs, in the previous financial year. Failure to obtain service tax registration can result in penalty.

NO Service Tax on Exports:

For services exported from India, service tax is not applicable. Therefore, exporters of service are not required to pay service tax. However, it is advisable for service exporters to obtain service tax registration.

Service Tax Return Filing:

Service Tax Return Form ST-3 must be filed twice in a year. Return for half year ending 30th September and 31st March are required to be filed by 25th October and 25th April, respectively.

Automatic Registration:

In case Form ST-2, Registration of Service Tax is not issued within seven days of filing of Form ST-1 with all the relevant documents, the service tax registration is automatically deemed to be granted.

Documents Required for Service Tax Registration:

To be submitted by Directors & Shareholders:

  • Scanned PAN Card of Partners/Directors/Proprietor
  • Scanned copy of Voter's ID/Passport/Driver's License
  • Scanned passport-sized photograph
  • Scanned passport-sized photograph
  • Rental agreement/Sale deed of commercial space

For the Entity (if any):

  • PAN Card of Company or Partnership
  • Board Resolution, in case of company
  • Incorporation Certificate or Partnership Agreement
  • Memorandum & Articles of Association.

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