Can a person get voluntarily registered under GST even though he is not liable?
Yes. You may opt for voluntary registration under GST even if you are not liable to be registered.
All the provisions of GST applicable to a registered taxable person will similarly apply to you
also, i.e. you will be treated as a normal taxable person.
Can a business operate across India with one GST number?
As per GST Law, GST authorities do not permit to operate GST Tax process with one GST registration if
different types of business (different verticals) are carried on one state or different states
Is PAN mandatory for registering under GST?
Yes. PAN is mandatory for normal taxpayers and casual taxable persons to be registered under GST.
However, PAN is not mandatory for a non-resident taxable person for obtaining registration.
What is the validity of GST certificate?
Once GST certificate is granted, the registration is valid until its surrendered or cancelled or
suspended. Only GST certificate issued to non-resident taxable person and casual taxable person have
a validity period.
Can an unregistered business collect GST from customers?
No, an unregistered person without GSTIN cannot collect GST from customers or claim input tax credit
of GST paid.