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We can help you fulfil all the formalities for GST cancellation and surrendering of your GST certificate.


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When is legal GST cancellation India enforced?

#1. Non-filing of GST Returns

If a registered person under the regular scheme has not filed GST Returns for 6 months in a row.

#2. Filing of Composite GST Returns

If a registered person under the composite scheme has not filed GST Returns for 3 months in a row.

#3. No business activity

If anyone has opted for GST registration under the business name but has not begun any trade in the 6 months since the date of registration.

#4. Unlawful GST Registration

If anyone has registered under GST through deceptive means, his GST Certificate will be cancelled immediately with retrospective effect.

#5. Non-payment of GST

In case any GST tax evasion is found out from the taxpayer's side, his GST Certificate will be cancelled as a suitable legal action.

#6. Flout of norms

GST registrant has violated any rules or provisions as, under CGST Act 2017, he will be subject to statutory GST cancellation.

When do we OPT for GST cancellation?

There are certain circumstances that may compel a taxpayer to opt for a surrender of GST registration. Given below are some of the cases where a tax assess may opt for GST cancellation procedure:

#1. An accidental GST registration
that can cause unnecessary GST liability.

#2. If the turnover of an individual is below 20 lakhs
and he has registered under GST, he can opt for GST cancellation.

#3. Dissolution or amalgamation of business
GST cancellation procedure is a must to avoid getting tax notices from the government.

#4. Suppose government raises the threshold for GST registration
and you get out from its cover, you can opt for GST cancellation India.

#5. In case of a take-over bid
surrender of GST registration is a must or the GST tax liability will continue to arise under the previous owner name.

GST cancellation status after 28th GST meet

At the 28th GST meeting, the government has changed GST cancellation procedure. Henceforth, the GST certificate shall be suspended immediately after the application for surrender of GST registration. Thus, no GST liability shall arise once you have applied for cancellation of GST registration.

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How to do GST cancellation?

#1. Provide GST details & reasons of cancelation online.

#2. Consult our business advisor on how to surrender GST registration.

#3. On placing an order, your application is assigned to one of our dedicated professional.

#4. Our professional will file FORM GST REG-16 with GST department.

#5. On successful submission of application, our team will provide you with an acknowledgment.

#6. On verification of details, the GST cancellation status will be marked as 'canceled'.

Documents Required For GST Cancellation

#1. GST Certificate

#2. Reason of Cancelation




GST Cancellation

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GST Cancellation 

Filing of GST Form Reg 16





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frequently asked questions

Generally, it takes about one month for the GST cancellation after your surrender your GST registration certificate.
There are certain circumstances in which the government can cancel a person's GST certificate-
  • Non-filing of GST Returns for 6 months subsequently
  • Non-payment of GST
  • Violation of GST laws
  • No business activity after GST registration in the 6 months subsequently.
  • Non-filing of GST Returns for 3 months subsequently in case of the Composite scheme.

If you have a GST registration of one state and you wish to take GST registration in another state, you will have to opt for GST cancellation of your existing GST certificate and apply for fresh GST registration in another state.
If your GST registration is likely to be cancelled by order, the GST authority will send you a show cause notice to which you will have to give a suitable reply within 7 days.
If your reply to the show cause notice given by the GST department is found to be satisfactory, the GST department will send an order to you in FROM GST REG-20 regarding the same. The authority will not proceed for GST cancellation.
If your reply to the show cause notice is not found satisfactory, the GST department will send an order in FORM GST REG-19 stating the reason for GST cancellation by order.
No. The GST registration can't be restored after GST cancellation. If GST registration is surrendered by mistake, it will be cancelled for sure.
No, You don't need to be physically present for the process, E-StartupIndia is an online catering platform all you need is an internet connection in your phone/computer and the required documents with you and we can get the job done no matters even if you are present at the remotest location of India.
Yes, we can assist you in obtaining GST cancellation in your town as well.

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Recent Updates

Roles of Directors & Shareholders in GST Cancelation

Directors: Responsible for making the decision to cancel the company's GST registration and filing an application with the authorities.
Shareholders: Should be informed of the decision to cancel the company's GST registration and given an opportunity to vote on the decision.
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