What is the GST Identification Number (GSTIN)/ GST Number?

The Goods and Services Tax Identification Number (GSTIN) is a unique 15-digit identifier introduced by the Government of India on July 1, 2017. This tax, commonly known as GST, was implemented to enhance transparency and streamline the tax collection system for both goods and services. The objective was to replace various state and central taxes, […]

Startup Registration in India

Starting a business in India requires proper registration with the relevant authorities. The registration process ensures that the startup is legally recognized and can operate within the framework of the law. In this blog post, we will discuss the steps involved in startup registration in India. 1. Choose the Type of Business Entity: The first […]

Trademark Registration in India

Trademark registration in India is an essential step for businesses to protect their brand identity and prevent others from using similar marks. The process of trademark registration is governed by the Trade Marks Act, 1999, and is administered by the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trademarks (CGPDTM) under the Ministry of […]

Trademark Registration: Protecting Your Brand Identity

Trademark registration is a crucial step in safeguarding your brand identity and securing exclusive rights to your business name, logo, or slogan. In this ever-competitive business landscape, trademarks play a vital role in distinguishing your products or services from those of your competitors. This article explores the importance of trademark registration, the benefits it offers, […]

Top 5 Documents Needed Before Start Your Own Company

Prior to embarking on the journey of establishing your own company, ensuring that all the essential paperwork and documentation are in order holds significant importance. Inadequate preparation in this regard could expose you to heightened risks of encountering losses, particularly in the face of the rapidly evolving business landscape. In this article, we will comprehensively […]

Which Metrics Should You Incorporate in Your Startup Pitch Presentation ?

Familiarize yourself with the crucial metrics necessary for inclusion in your pitch deck, particularly when you, as an entrepreneur in pursuit of funding, aim to make a compelling impression on potential investors. Utilize well-defined data points and visually engaging representations to effectively secure the support and investment that your startup requires. Introduction For aspiring entrepreneurs […]


The Central Goods and Service Tax Act, 2017 (CGST Act) in Section 109 mandates the constitution of a Goods and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (GSTAT) and its Benches. Under the GST laws, the GSTAT would be a specialized appellate authority for resolving disputes.GSTAT has not yet been applied even after 5 years of GST execution. Multiple reasons exist […]

Praja Arogya Vedika urges Finance Minister to eliminate GST on essential medicines.

Praja Arogya Vedika (PAV), an affiliate of Jan Swasthya Abhiyan, recently appealed to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to address the impact of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on life-saving essential medicines. In a letter to the Finance Minister, PAV’s general secretary T. Kameshwar Rao and president M.V. Ramanaiah highlighted the varying GST rates imposed on […]

GST Council to Regulate Gold Transportation

The GST Council is expected to finalize rules in the coming week to regulate the transportation of gold and precious stones worth ₹2 lakh or more by merchants. These rules aim to enable states to monitor the movement of these valuable items and prevent tax leakages. The proposed regulations would allow states to require GST-registered […]


Over the past year, the GST departments of almost all states have issued notices regarding discrepancies in Input Tax Credit (ITC) using the GST ASMT-10 form. These notices seek an explanation from taxpayers regarding the difference between the ITC claimed in GSTR-3B and the ITC available inGSTR-2A/2B. This has raised an important concern among taxpayers […]