GST Composition Scheme Registration – Step by Step guide with Screenshots


GST Composition Scheme Registration – Step by Step guide with Screenshots. GST Registration Procedure is started from 1st July 2017. Everything you want to know about GST Composition Scheme Online Registration. All you need to know about GST Composition Scheme Registration, Please check details from below….

Changes recommended in Composition Scheme on 10th November 2017

The following changes were recommended in the Composition Scheme on the basis of discussions held in the 23rd meeting of the GST Council held at Guwahati today.

  1. Uniform rate of tax @ 1% under composition scheme for manufacturers andtraders (for traders, turnover will be counted only for supply of taxable goods). No change for composition scheme for restaurant.
  2. Supply of services by Composition taxpayer upto Rs 5 lakh per annum will be allowed by exempting the same
  3. Annual turnover eligibility for composition scheme will be increased to Rs 2 crore from the present limit of Rupees 1 crore under the law. Thereafter, eligibility for composition will be increased to Rs. 1.5 Crore per annum.
  4. The changes recommended by GST Council at (ii) and (iii) above will be implemented only after the necessary amendment of the CGST Act and SGST Acts.

GST Composition Scheme Registration

Businessmen with annual turnover of more than Rs.20 lakhs and up to Rs. 1 crore* lakhs can take advantage of composite schemes coming in GST. Under the composite scheme, the tax rate is low. Under this scheme, the traders will have to pay only 2 per cent tax.

The advantage of this scheme can be bought by Retailer, Wholesaler, Restaurant Businessman, MSME, Manufacturing. If the turnover of these traders is more than Rs 20 lakh and up to Rs 1 crore*. In GST, you have to pay tax at an annual rate of 2 per cent.

*Latest update as per 22nd GST Council Meeting held on 6th Oct 2017

Threshold for composition scheme has been increased to 1 crore (from earlier 75 lakhs)

Video Guide for GST Composition Scheme Registration

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How do I opt for the Composition Scheme?

What are the steps involved in applying to Opt for the Composition Scheme on the GST Portal?

To opt for the composition scheme on the GST Portal, perform the following steps:

1. Access the URL. The GST Home page is displayed.

In case of New Registration: 

2. Log into the GST Portal by entering your login Credentials. 

3. Once you have logged in, select ‘Application to Opt for Composition Scheme’ from the Registration Menu. 

GST Composition Scheme Registration

4. You will be directed to a new screen – Application to Opt for Composition Scheme. Your GSTIN, Legal Name of Business, Trade Name (if any), and Address of Principal Place of Business will be displayed.

5. Below that, your Nature of business and Jurisdiction will be listed.

6. Below these details, there is a Composition Declaration that you must check to pledge to abide by the conditions and restrictions for Taxpayers who are under the Composition Scheme. 

7. Before submission, you must also check the box for Verification (below the Composition Declaration) that states that all the information given is true and that nothing has been concealed from the authority

8. Finally, before submission, select the Authorized Signatory from the dropdown menu and enter the Place. 9. Once you select the Authorized Signatory and enter the Place, the options to submit the form will get activated. Select the desired mode – DSC, E-sign, or EVC – and click the corresponding submission option. For the purpose of this manual, we will submit the application using DSC

10. You will get a prompt to confirm your action, click on PROCEED to move forward. 

11. The system will retrieve the installed digital signatures available on your system using the emSigner and you will get a pop-up to select the desired DSC. Select the desired signature. 

12. Once you select the desired digital signature (it will get highlighted in blue), click Sign. If your digital signature is authenticated, you will get a SUCCESS message. 

13. The system will perform some validations and if they are successful your ARN for the work item will be generated and sent to you via e-mail and SMS within the next 15 minutes

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  1. When I apply for Composite scheme,

    I get the comments SUCCESS. System will varify and validate and acknowledgement will be sent with in 15 minutes. But it never comes. i tries at least 10 times. Yes, my annual turnover is less than 20 lacs.

  2. Mare 70 lakh nu trun over se t
    40 lakh tax free
    30 tax paid se
    . to mare 70 lakh no 1% bharva no k 30 lakh no?

  3. when i click on application for composition scheme tab…… says ACCESS DENIED/SESSION EXPIRE

    How to opt for composition scheme in old registration that are registered before 5th July 2017

  4. I have opted composition scheme on 15/07/2017 by unknowingly mistake( by my accountant).when he told me Immediately conveyed him to come out from composition but gst portal was not working on composition levy till date not working. please advise me how to quite composition scheme and what is the procedure to come out from composition. i also already inform in local authority (sales tax dept.) in written. still gst portal is not working.


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