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How to open a GST Suvidha Kendra in your city?

[ecis2016.org] GST Suvidha Kendras are intended to assist small and medium businesses, retailers and individuals, with a turnover of more than Rs 20 lakhs, to submit their GST returns

The Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN) has licensed private entities to operate as GSPs (GST Suvidha Providers), which allow anybody to set up GST Suvidha Kendras. The ‘GST Suvidha Kendra’ franchise can only be granted to GSP-licensed enterprises.

What is GST Suvidha Kendra?

The GST Suvidha Kendra is an online gateway that assists SME or small and medium businesses, retailers and individuals, with a turnover of more than Rs 20 lakhs, to submit their GST returns on time, at lower fees than that charged by tax professionals in India.

Since multiple taxes are combined into one under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime, traders, industrialists and small company owners grapple with various issues. GST Suvidha Kendras, costing Rs 25,000 to set up, are intended to solve these issues. By launching a GST Suvidha Kendra, one can expect to make a monthly income of Rs 30,000 by providing in-demand services from anywhere.

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GST Suvidha Kendra: Eligibility

Many firms provide franchising opportunities for the establishment of a GST Suvidha Kendra. To submit a request for a franchise, a person must satisfy several requirements first. The following are the eligibility requirements, to qualify for launching a GST Suvidha Kendra:

  • It is required that the person be a citizen of India.
  • He or she must have a diploma or degree from a recognised institution.
  • He or she is required to have a solid grasp of the internet and computers.
  • It is necessary to have a basic understanding of business and accounting, as well as a working familiarity with Microsoft Excel.
  • An area of 100 to 150 sq metres is required to operate a GST Suvidha Kendra.
  • There must be at least two computers, a printer/scanner and an internet connection.
  • Documentation of one’s identity, such as a PAN card or an Aadhar card, may be required.

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What facilities are provided by GST Suvidha Kendra?

There are more than 300 services offered by GST Suvidha Kendras. These include:

  • Services related to the Goods and Services Tax, in which you get help from a trained expert in the preparation of monthly or quarterly returns. There are almost 30 different professional services connected to the GST.
  • More than 10 Professional accounting services on a monthly and annual basis.
  • Add-on services like PAN card registration.
  • Other services include water, electricity, DTH, gas, internet bill payments, FasTag recharge and more.

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What are the advantages of setting up a GST Suvidha Kendra?

  • A GST Suvidha Kendra does not cost much to operate but you will have to invest in certain tools and devices.
  • You can operate the Suvidha Kendra as your own business.
  • After making an initial financial commitment, you may be able to earn up to Rs 30,000 to Rs 1,00,000 every month.
  • Marketing support and technical support will be provided by the vendor.

How to set up a GST Suvidha Kendra?

To start a GST Suvidha Kendra in your city, those who are interested should follow the steps outlined below.

  • First, check if you qualify for a GSP (GST Suvidha Provider) account and establish it.
  • When it comes to opening a GST Suvidha Kendra, you will need a franchisee. You have the option to choose the business you want that will offer GSP registration and licence, from a list of companies that offer a GST franchise on the web.
  • After making your selection, go to the company’s website to familiarise yourself with the application procedure, terms and conditions, prerequisites, costs and commission structure.
  • For any questions or concerns, communicate with the customer service departments of the organisations.
  • Next, you should submit an application for the GST Suvidha Kendra by following the steps in the registration procedure and supplying all of the relevant papers.
  • If you can satisfy all of the requirements, then, they will confirm your application.
  • Choose from the several service plans that are offered and pay the associated fees.
  • After that, you will be able to initiate your GST Suvidha Kendra at any eligible location.

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Companies that provide GST Suvidha Kendra franchise

Many private entities like Effizent Seele, Vakrangee, VK Venture, Alankit, etc., provide franchise opportunities for the opening of GST Suvidha Kendras. These firms are known as GSP (GST Suvidha Providers). In addition to offering software, backend support, training programmes, etc., these entities charge a yearly fee for the licence.

The total investment required to launch a GST Suvidha Kendra

After making an investment, you will be required to pay the costs of purchasing the necessary equipment for it and any additional costs associated with maintaining personnel at the GST Suvidha Kendra, such as their salaries, etc. As a result, you can end up having to pay a total fee that ranges from Rs 30,000 to Rs 40,000.

 

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Debora Berti

Università degli Studi di Firenze, IT

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