Revised Schedule of Enrollment of Users at GST Portal/ Website (www.gst.gov.in): Enrollments open for existing assessees registered (upto 31 Jan. 2016) under VAT, Service Tax, Excise, etc.; Enrollment for subsequent registrants not yet started
The Government has launched new GST portal/ website (www.gst.gov.in) exclusively for GST. Existing Taxpayers of VAT, Service Tax, Central Excise, etc. (registered upto 31 Jan. 2016) have been advised to enroll at GST portal at the earliest. However GST enrollment of subsequent registrants (i.e. cases registered from 1 Feb. 2016 onwards) has not yet started.
The GST portal has advised for enrollment of users, i.e. updation of profile information and uploading of certain documents, for smooth transition to GST. Provisional ID and Password for enrollment shall be provided by the respective VAT/ Tax Office to the dealer/ taxpayer in advance, in line with the enrollment schedule of respective states, e.g. DVAT Communicates Provisional User ID and Password for Migration to GST.
Steps for Existing taxpayers registered under Excise, Service Tax and State Tax Laws such as VAT, Entry Tax, Luxury Tax and Entertainment Tax, those who received SMS/ E-Mail with Provisional ID and Password, to enrol with the GST Common Portal using Provisional ID and Password:
It may be noted that User enrollment at GST Portal should not be construed as completion of GST Registration in itself. This exercise is for updation and validation of data of existing taxpayers registered with various tax authorities for use at GST Network (GSTN) post implementation of GST.
Revised Plan of GST User Enrollment (State-wise) at GST Portal
GST Portal has indicated only the Start Date for GST Enrollment of Assessees/ Users (State-wise), i.e. there is no specific deadline. GST enrollment for all existing VAT/ Excise/ Service Tax Assessees, registered upto 31 Jan. 2016, is open at present, however it’s not yet opened for subsequent registrants (i.e. those registered from 1 Feb. 2016 onwards). Revised Schedule of the users enrollment/ activation at GST Portal for various states is given below:
|State||Start Date||% Enrolled|
|Daman and Diu||14-11-2016||56.09%|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||14-11-2016||59.16%|
|Jammu and Kashmir||16-12-2016||0.53%|
|Enrolment of Taxpayers who are registered under Central Excise Act but not registered under State VAT||7/1/2017||2.78%|
|Enrolment of Taxpayers who are registered under Service Tax Act but not registered under State VAT||25-01-2017||6.80%|
|New registration under VAT/Service Tax/Central Excise after January 2016||1/2/2017||Not Yet Started|
Tutorials for using GST Portal
Users can also refer the following tutorials for accessing and utilising services of the GST protal including for enrollment of users:
All India GST Helpline
For any query/ clarification/ support/ help/ guidance, relating to GST enrollment, etc. the users may please contact the GST Portal’s official helplines, as under:
GST Help Desk Number: 0124-4688999
GST Email Support: [email protected]