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As of July 1, 2017, any seller who wants to sell across India needs to enrol for GST (Goods and Services Tax), except if the seller sells goods or services under exempt categories. The GST registration process is entirely paperless which means that it will take place online or digitally. There will not be any hard copies or physical print outs required for the enrolment.

Goods and Services Tax ("GST") is the indirect tax levied in India and subsumes different taxes such as service tax, excise duty, VAT, entry tax and customs duty, into a single tax system. GST was introduced to reduce complexities and compliances of doing business for millions of small businesses in India.

Goods and Services Tax (“GST”) was recently implemented in India.  The implementation of GST requires sellers to adapt to the new system of taxation. The sellers may have to pay special attention to some aspects of the business while transitioning to GST, these are:

Since the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime has come into effect, sellers and business entities are busy planning and strategising their days around the changes that the GST regime has brought along with it. One such change is the need to file tax returns on a monthly basis.

Today retail trading businesses in India, both online or offline selling of goods, need to make all the necessary changes in order to implement changes upon introduction of Goods and Services Tax (“GST”) regime. GST has replaced the previous indirect tax regime.

With the implementation of GST (Goods and Services Tax), having detailed knowledge about the different kinds of GSTR forms is of prime importance. Under the new GST regime, businesses and traders; whether online or offline, have to file returns for their transactions in three forms — GSTR (Goods and Services Tax Returns) 1, 2 and 3 – relating to supplies made, purchases made and a comprehensive one.

Today, every business owner in India has one common thing in their mind, GST.
This is the first article in a series of posts where Amazon will provide you with an overview of this important topic. We also hope this will help you in your transition to the new Goods and Services Tax.

Today, we will talk about how the proposed Goods and Services Tax is expected to work with Flowchart image references for your understanding. 

As online sellers or prospective online sellers, if you already have a VAT number, you are required to register for GST (Goods and Services Tax). It will be an entirely paperless process, which means, it will take place online or digitally. 

With GST nearing its implementation date, we attempt to answer some common questions relating to certain aspects of GST.

With GST nearing its implementation date, we attempt to answer some common questions relating to certain aspects of working with GST.

To assist sellers in their transition to the new system of taxation, we at Amazon have provided a host of material through the 'A-to-Z GST Guide'. Now that GST deadline is looming, sellers have to take definitive actions like updating their GSTIN registration numbers with Amazon and updating their prices for their products to account for GST, so that their business continues running smoothly.

With GST implementation from 1st July, Invoicing feature will be available for all Easy Ship and Self Ship (MFN) orders. Invoice will get populated for every order irrespective of whether the order has been scheduled on Seller Central using Schedule Pickup button, using Bulk excel feeds or Seller app.

In this post, we want to answer a few key questions about the Tax Collected at Source (TCS) component of GST.

With Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime coming into effect soon, there will be major changes in the way businesses need to file their tax returns and sellers will have to adapt to these changes rapidly.

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