Revised Schedule of Enrollment of Users at GST Portal/ Website (www.gst.gov.in): Enrollments open till 31 Jan. 2017 for existing assessees registered under VAT/ Service Tax/ Excise/ etc. upto 31 Jan. 2016; subsequent registrants can enroll from 1 Feb. 2017 onwards
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 before 31 Jan. 2017. However subsequent registrants (1 Feb. 2016 onwards) may enroll at GST portal from 1 Feb. 2017 onwards.
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
Earlier the GST Portal had advised the users to complete the enrollment within the specified range of dates, however, it was stated that the enrollment window will be open for all existing users till 31 Jan. for those who miss the Schedule. Latest development is that GST Portal has indicated only Start Date for GST Enrollment of Assessees/ Users (State-wise) and there is no specific deadline mentioned. However, as per revised Schedule, we can say that 31 Jan. 2017 is the deadline for all existing VAT/ Service Tax Assessees in all states those who got registered upto 31 Jan. 2016. Whereas from 1 Feb. 2017, users those who have obtained registrations after 31 Jan. 2016 can enroll. Revised Schedule of the users enrollment/ activation at GST Portal for various states is given below:
|State||Start Date||% Enrolled|
Daman and Diu
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Jammu and Kashmir
Enrollment of Taxpayers who are registered under Central Excise Act but not registered under State VAT
Enrollment of Taxpayers who are registered under Service Tax Act but not registered under State VAT
New registration under VAT/ Service Tax/ Central Excise after January 2016
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]