Documents Required for GST Registration for LLP Companies

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 To ensure a hassle-free and successful registration process, it’s crucial to understand the specific documents you’ll need to submit. This blog is your comprehensive guide to the essential documents required for GST registration for sole proprietorships.

What is a GST Registration?

GST registration is the process of formally registering your business with the tax authorities, resulting in the issuance of a distinct 15-digit Goods and Service Tax Identification Number (GSTIN) by the GST authorities. This GSTIN serves as a crucial tool for collecting and cross-referencing all data pertaining to your business operations. In any taxation system, securing this unique identifier is the cornerstone for identifying a business for tax-related matters and facilitating compliance verification initiatives.

Why should I obtain a GST Registration?

Under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), registering your business offers several benefits, including:

  • Recognised as a supplier of goods or services, legally.
  • Proper accounting of taxes paid on the input goods or services can be utilised to pay GST due on the supply of goods and/or services by the business.
  • Availing credit of the taxes paid on the goods and/or services supplied to purchasers or recipients.
  • Right to collect tax on behalf of the Government.

What Is an LLP Company?

A limited liability partnership (LLP) is a unique form of partnership structure where, depending on the specific legal framework in a given jurisdiction, certain or all partners enjoy limited liabilities. This distinct structure can encompass elements from both traditional partnerships and corporations. In an LLP, each partner is shielded from bearing responsibility or liability for the wrongful acts or negligence of other partners. This sets it apart from a conventional partnership as defined by the UK Partnership Act of 1890, where each partner has shared, though not individual, liability.

In an LLP, some or all partners benefit from a type of limited liability akin to that of a corporation’s shareholders. However, the extent of this limited liability varies depending on the jurisdiction, and it might only cover instances of negligence or misconduct by fellow partners, leaving the partners personally accountable for other firm-related liabilities or those of their co-partners.

Limited liability partnerships (LLPs) offer a versatile legal and tax structure that enables partners to collaborate for enhanced efficiency while simultaneously limiting their personal liability for the activities of other partners. 

What are the documents required for GST Registration for LLP Companies?

The documentation required for GST registration varies based on the type of business or its legal structure. In the case of an LLP company’s business category, specific documents and requirements apply. 

Documents required for GST registration for LLP Companies:

  • PAN card of all partners, including the managing partner and authorised signatory.
  • A copy of the partnership deed.
  • Photographs of all partners and authorised signatories (in JPEG format, with a maximum size of 100 KB).
  • Address proof of the partners, including documents like a Passport, driver’s license, Voter’s identity card, Aadhar card, etc.
  • Aadhar card of the authorised signatory.
  • Proof of appointment of the authorised signatory.
  • If it’s a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), you need to provide the registration certificate or the Board resolution of the LLP.
  • Bank account details.
  • Address proof of the principal place of business.

These documents are essential for GST registration. 

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The Bottom Line 

We break down the essential documents required for a smooth and successful GST registration process. From identity proof to address verification, Captionbiz has got you covered. Whether you’re an established entrepreneur or just starting your business journey, this blog simplifies the GST registration process, ensuring your sole proprietorship complies with India’s tax laws.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Can an individual without GST registration claim an Input Tax Credit (ITC) and levy taxes?

No, an individual without GST registration cannot collect GST from their customers, nor can they claim any input tax credit for GST paid.

  • If an individual is operating in multiple states under the same PAN number, can they use a single registration ?

No, each individual liable for registration must obtain separate registrations for each state where they conduct business operations and are liable to pay GST, as per Section 22(1) of the CGST/TSGST Act.

  • Is a registration granted to an individual permanent?

Yes, a registration certificate, once granted, remains permanent unless it is surrendered, cancelled, suspended, or revoked.

  • For the entirely paperless registration process, how can I sign my application?

You can sign your application using a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) or the Aadhaar-based ESign facility. It’s important to note that DSC is mandatory for specific entities, including Public Limited Companies, Private Limited Companies, Unlimited Companies, Foreign Companies, LLPs, Foreign LLPs, and Public Sector Undertakings. 

  • How do I apply for GSTIN for an LLP?

Registration for GST can be done online on the website of Goods and Services Tax, wherein a Temporary Reference Number (TRN) for the application is generated. The GST Officer either rejects or accepts your application within 7 working days.

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Kiran Jagadale
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