Businesses with a turnover of more than Rs. 40 lakhs* (Rs. 10 lakhs for NE and hill states) must register as a regular taxable individual under the GST regime. GST registration is the name of the registration method.
GST registration is required for some businesses. It is an offence under GST to conduct business without first applying for GST, and there will be severe penalties if this occurs.
The time it takes to register for GST is normally between 2 and 6 working days.
Who have to apply for GST
Individuals who were already enrolled under the pre-GST law (i.e., Excise, VAT, Service Tax etc.)
Businesses with a turnover of more than Rs. 40 lakhs* are qualified (Rs. 10 Lakhs for North-Eastern States, J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand)
Non-Resident taxable person / Casual taxable person
Agents of a supplier & Input service distributor
Those that are subject to the reverse charge process.
a person who sells through an e-commerce aggregator
Every e-commerce aggregator is different.
Individual who, other than a registered taxable person, provides online information and database access or retrieval services to a person in India from a location outside India
The CBIC has announced that the threshold turnover has been raised from Rs 20 lakhs to Rs 40 lakhs. The notification will take effect on April 1st, 2019.