Is GST required and Compulsory to sell on Marketplaces such as Amazon, Flipkart etc.
Updated: Apr 9, 2020
A lot of sellers have doubts about GST and whether it is required to sell on E-commerce marketplaces.
A GST is a goods and Service Tax registration by the Government of India. It a unique 15 digit number which comprises of you state code and Pan number.
Most marketplaces in India make it mandatory to acquire a GST number before you can register except if you are selling books. If you are selling books you can start selling without a GST number as well.
You can contact a CA for registration or do it online on https://reg.gst.gov.in/registration .
Getting a professional to help you is always advise.
A lot of question arise about the composition Scheme . It was a scheme which was launched by the government to help small seller with the compliance and pay a fixed percentage on the turnover.
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