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CGST Rules - Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017

Rule 11

This rule was made and amended vide the following notifications
Central Tax Notification No. 03/2019 (dated 29th January 2019)

Separate registration for multiple places of business within a State or a Union territory

(1) Any person having multiple places of business within a State or a Union territory, requiring a separate registration for any such place of business under sub-section (2) of section 25 shall be granted separate registration in respect of each such place of business subject to the following conditions, namely:-

(a) such person has more than one place of business as defined in clause (85) of section 2;

(b) such person shall not pay tax under section 10 for any of his places of business if he is paying tax under section 9 for any other place of business;

(c) all separately registered places of business of such person shall pay tax under the Act on supply of goods or services or both made to another registered place of business of such person and issue a tax invoice or a bill of supply, as the case may be, for such supply.

Explanation.- For the purposes of clause (b), it is hereby clarified that where any place of business of a registered person that has been granted a separate registration becomes ineligible to pay tax under section 10, all other registered places of business of the said person shall become ineligible to pay tax under the said section.

(2) A registered person opting to obtain separate registration for a place of business shall submit a separate application in FORM GST REG-01 in respect of such place of business.

(3) The provisions of rule 9 and rule 10 relating to the verification and the grant of registration shall, mutatis mutandis, apply to an application submitted under this rule

1Separate registration for multiple business verticals within a State or a Union territory

(1) Any person having multiple business verticals within a State or a Union territory, requiring a separate registration for any of its business verticals under sub- section (2) of section 25 shall be granted separate registration in respect of each of the verticals subject to the following conditions, namely:-

(a) such person has more than one business vertical as defined in clause (18) of section 2; (b) the business vertical of a taxable person shall not be granted registration to pay tax under section 10 if any one of the other business verticals of the same person is paying tax under section 9; (c) all separately registered business verticals of such person shall pay tax under the Act on supply of goods or services or both made to another registered business vertical of such person and issue a tax invoice for such supply.

Explanation.- For the purposes of clause (b), it is hereby clarified that where any business vertical of a registered person that has been granted a separate registration becomes ineligible to pay tax under section 10, all other business verticals of the said person shall become ineligible to pay tax under the said section. (2) A registered person eligible to obtain separate registration for business verticals may submit a separate application in FORM GST REG-01 in respect of each such vertical. (3) The provisions of rule 9 and rule 10 relating to the verification and the grant of registration shall, mutatis mutandis, apply to an application submitted under this rule.

1 Substituted in Central Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Rules, 2017, vide Notification No. 03/2019 Central Tax (dated 29th January 2019)