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Register for Sales Tax

Persons to be Registered for Sales Tax

  1. All importers
  2. All wholesalers (including dealers) and distributors
  3. Manufacturers not falling in cottage industry. {Cottage industry means a manufacturer whose annual turnover from taxable supplies made in any tax period during the last twelve months ending any tax period does not exceed [ten] million rupees or whose annual utility (electricity, gas and telephone) bills during the last twelve months ending any tax period do not exceed [eight] hundred thousand rupees;}
  4. Retailers (Tier-1 retailers means:
    1. A retailer operating as a unit of a national or international chain of stores;
    2. A retailer operating in an air-conditioned shopping mall, plaza or centre, excluding kiosks;
    3. A retailer whose cumulative electricity bill during the immediately preceding twelve consecutive months exceeds Rupees six hundred thousand; and
    4. A wholesaler-cum-retailer, engaged in bulk import and supply of consumer goods on wholesale basis to the retailers as well as on retail basis to the general body of the consumers;)
  5. A person required under any Provincial or Federal Law to be registered for purpose of any duty or tax collected or paid as if it were a levy of sales tax, e.g. service providers like hotels, clubs, caterers, customs agents, ship chandlers, stevedores, courier services etc.
  6. Persons making zero-rated supplies, including commercial exporter who intends to obtain sales tax refund against his zero rated supplies.
  7. A person who is required to be registered by virtue of aforesaid criteria, but still avoids registration, can be compulsorily registered by the department, after proper enquiry, under sub- rule 1 of Rule 6 of Sales Tax Rules, 2006.



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