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Information About GST Amendment

Author: Sita Patil
by Sita Patil
Posted: Dec 21, 2019

What is amendments in GST Registration details?

GST registration requires various details of an applicant. Once an applicant has registered under GST, there might be a need to make amendments to the particulars of the registration. Given this scenario, the applicant needs to file an application for amendment of GST registration in order to make amendments to the details furnished. To apply for amendment of GST registration, one must understand the two categories.

Application for the amendment of core fields – requires approval from GST Authorities

Application for the amendment for non-core fields – Does not require approval from GST Authorities

What are core fields?

Following fields of the registration application are called core fields.

  • Name of the Business, (Legal Name) if there is no change in PAN
  • Addition / Deletion of Stakeholders
  • Principal Place of Business (other than change in State) or Additional Place of Business (other than change in State)

What are non-Core Fields?

Fields of the registration application except legal name of the business, Addition/ deletion of stakeholder details and principal place of business or Additional place of business are called non-core fields.

Non-core fields are available for editing, and changes in it are auto populated in registration of the taxpayer. No approval is required from the Tax Official if any amendments are made to these fields by the taxpayer

Who can file the Application for Amendment of Registration?

Any taxpayer of following category, registered under GST, can file Application for Amendment of Registration:

(A) New Registrants & Normal Taxpayers

(B) TDS/ TCS Registrants, UN Bodies, Embassies & Other Notified person having UIN

(C) Non Resident Taxable Person

(D) GST Practitioner

(E) Online Information and Database Access or Retrieval Service Provider

Can amendments be made to the information submitted in the Registration Application?

Once the applicant is registered under GST, the need for amendments in registration may arise due to several factors such as a change in address, change in contact number, and change in business details and so on. In order to amend any information post registration, the taxpayer needs to file an Application for Amendment of Registration.

Application for Amendment of Registration, can be categorized in two types:

  • Application for Amendment of Core fields in Registration
  • Application for Amendment of Non-Core fields in Registration

Which fields CANNOT be amended using the application for Amendment of Registration?

Application for Amendment of Registration cannot be filed when there is:

  • Change in PAN.
  • Change in Constitution of Business resulting in change of PAN.
  • Change in Place of Business from one State to other.

Application for Amendment of Registration cannot be filed for change in PAN because GST registration is PAN-based. You need to make fresh application for registration in case there is change in PAN.

Application for Amendment of Registration form cannot be filed for change in Constitution of Business as it results in change of PAN.

Similarly, Application for Amendment of Registration form cannot be filled if there is change in place of business from one state to the other because GST registrations are state-specific. If you wish to relocate your business to another state, you must voluntarily cancel your current registration and apply for a fresh registration in the state you are relocating your business.

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