Vat & Cst Registration
VAT is an indirect tax which is collected by the seller from the buyer through issuing invoices and deposited to state government accounts. VAT is also known as TIN.
When Required ?
Value Added Tax / TIN required if you are into the business of trading of goods i.e. sales and purchases of goods.
Monthly/Quarterly Tax Deposit
Value added tax is a tax levied on the sale of goods and deposited to the state government on a monthly or quarterly basis as per respective State VAT Laws.
Filing of Return
Every trading business having TIN number requires filing VAT Return on monthly/quarterly/half-yearly/annually as per respective State VAT laws.
CST (Central Sales Tax ) Tax on Inter-State Sale
CST levied in case of Inter State Sale at the subsidized rate of 2% if buyer produces C-Form to the seller. If C-Form not produced VAT levied at the rate prevailing in the state of the seller.
i) Set off is available.
ii) No separate levy of surcharge or Additional Tax.
iii) Shares the burden to all levels of supply chain.
iv) Taxes only the value addition.
v) Fewer rates.
vi) Entry Tax is vatable i.e., it can be claimed as input tax credit.
vii) Self assessment by the dealers.