Every Service provider has to mandatorily apply for Service Tax registration if the turnover of the business in a year exceeds INR 9 lakhs, however if the turnover of the business is less than INR 9 lakhs annually then Service tax registration is optional at the option of the tax payer.
Procedure to get Trade License registration done - You need to apply for service tax registration by filling the form ST 1 which can be submitted online, the first time you need to create an account before filling the details in the ST 1 form. The account created shall be your permanent account for all matters related to service tax.
After logging into your account you need to fill the ST 1 form available there. After applying for service tax registration online you need to take a copy of acknowledgement slip, sign it and submit the hard copy of documents and ST 1 form to the authority, after which you will get Service tax registration number.
Post verification of all your documents by the authority you will receive your Service Tax registration certificate. Documents Required for Service Tax Registration
- Company Incorporation certificate
- MoA, AoA
- PAN card of directors/ partners
- Address proof of directors/ partners
- Address proof of place of business
(If rent agreement, then it has to be supported by any utility bill)
- Authorization letter
- 4 photographs of proprietor/ partners/ directors
- Bank Statement