Registration under Service Tax law is for following :-
- Every person providing a taxable service of value exceeding Rs. 9 lakhs, is required to register with the central excise or service tax office having jurisdiction over the office of such service provider.
- In case a recipient is liable to pay service tax, registration is required by him.
- There is also provision for centralised registration
- The ‘Input Service Distributors’ also require registering themselves.
Centralized Registration :-
Service providers having centralised accounting or centralised billing system, at their option, can have Centralised registration at one or more places. Commissioner of Central Excise/Service Tax in whose jurisdiction centralized account or billing office of the assessees exists, is empowered to grant centralized registration.