Section 24 - Compulsory registration in certain cases

24. Compulsory registration in certain cases.[1]

Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1) of section 22, the following categories of persons shall be required to be registered under this Act,–

(i) persons making any inter-State taxable supply;

(ii) casual taxable persons making taxable supply;

(iii) persons who are required to pay tax under reverse charge;

(iv) person who are required to pay tax under sub-section (5) of section 9;

(v) non-resident taxable persons making taxable supply;

(vi) persons who are required to deduct tax under section 51, whether or not separately registered under this Act;

(vii) persons who make taxable supply of goods or services or both on behalf of other taxable persons whether as an agent or otherwise;

(viii) Input Service Distributor, whether or not separately registered under this Act;

(ix) persons who supply goods or services or both, other than supplies specified under sub-section (5) of section 9, through such electronic commerce operator who is required to collect tax at source under section 52;

(x) every electronic commerce operator [2][who is required to collect tax at source under section 52];

(xi) every person supplying online information and database access or retrieval services from a place outside India to a person in India, other than a registered person; and

(xii) such other person or class of persons as may be notified by the Government on the recommendations of the Council.

 

 

[1] This Section was made effective by Notification No. 01/2017-Central Tax dt. 19-06-2017 wef 22-06-2017.

[2] Words inserted by section 12 of The CGST(A) Act, 2018 dt. 29-08-2018 and made effective from 01-02-2019 by Notification No. 02/2019-Central Tax dt. 29-01-2019.

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