In this post, we will learn about ‘How to find GST Practitioner?’. With the help of a GST Practitioner, you can file GST Returns easily. So Let’s see…
Who is a GST Practitioner?
GST Practitioner is a tax professional who can prepare returns and perform other activities on the basis of the information furnished to him by a taxable person.
Note: However, the legal responsibility of such filings remains with the Taxpayer.
For this purpose, GST Practitioners (GSTP) are required to be enrolled with the Centre or State Authority.
CA/ CS/ CMA holding Certificate of Practice (COP), Advocates, Retired Government Officials, and Graduates are eligible to apply for registration. In addition, GSTPs can be appointed Authorized Representatives who can act on the behalf of the taxpayers and represent them before tax authorities.
Can I file Returns for my client if I am not registered?
It is recommended that you register as a GST Practitioner at the GST Portal to file Returns for your client.
Find GST Practitioner
To find GST Practitioner you need to visit GST Portal. GST portal is the official website where you can find the correct information and updates.
Link of GST Portal: ‘https://www.gst.gov.in/’
The GST portal will look like this as shown in the below image
For finding GST Practitioner you do not require a user ID and password but to add a GST practitioner you must log in to the GST portal.
So we don’t require ID and password.
Now you are on the GST Portal, from there scroll down and click on the ‘Find GST Practitioner’ as shown below
Now you are on the ‘Locate GST Practitioner (GSTP)’ screen in that you can search GST practitioner in two way
1. Using Enrolment Number/GSTP ID
2. Name / Area
We will search using the second option ‘Name / Area’
Select the option ‘Name / Area’ after that select the ‘State’ from the dropdown list, select ‘District’ from the dropdown list. Enter the Pincode (it is optional) and click on the ‘SEARCH‘ button. As below shown
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