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Form GST REG-16

This Form was made and amended vide the following notifications
Central Tax Notification No. 60/2018 (dated 30th October 2018)

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Application for Cancellation of Registration

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Instructions for filing of Application for Cancellation

  • A registered person seeking cancellation of his registration shall electronically submit an application including details of closing stock and liability thereon along with relevant documents, on common portal.

  • The following persons shall digitally sign application for cancellation, as applicable:

REG-16 application for cancellation

In case of death of sole proprietor, application shall be made by the legal heir / successor manually before the concerned tax authorities. The new entity in which the applicant proposes to amalgamate itself shall register with the tax authority before submission of the application for cancellation. This application shall be made only after that the new entity is registered. Before applying for cancellation, please file your tax return due for the tax period in which the effective date of surrender of registration falls.

1In case of death of sole proprietor, application shall be made by the legal heir / successor before the concerned tax authorities. The new entity in which the applicant proposes to amalgamate itself shall register with the tax authority before submission of the application for cancellation. This application shall be made only after the new entity is registered.

1Before applying for cancellation, please file your tax return due for the tax period in which the effective date of surrender of registration falls or furnish an application to the effect that no taxable supplies have been made during the intervening period (i.e. from the date of registration to the date of application for cancellation of registration)

  • Status of the Application may be tracked on the common portal.

  • No fee is payable for filing application for cancellation.

  • After submission of application for cancellation of registration, the registered personshall make payment, if not made at the time of this application, and shall furnish final return as provided in the Act.

  • The registered personmay also update his contact address and update his mobile number and e mail address.

1 Substituted in Central Goods and Services Tax (Thirteenth Amendment) Rules, 2018, vide Notification No. 60/2018 Central Tax (dated 30th October 2018)