How to check GST Number / GSTIN for GST verification?
If GST has been charged in an Invoice, you can find the GSTIN mentioned under supplier details in the invoice. On entering the GSTIN of the legal entity, you can fetch details of the Name of Business, Constitution of Business and Date of GST Registration. You can match these details with the supplier details mentioned in the Invoice.
Why should I check GST Number / GSTIN?
With the upcoming cases of fake GSTIN mentioned on invoices, it has become very important to verify the GST number.
To avail Input Tax Credit of GST paid on purchases, a correct GSTIN must be mentioned in the GST Return and thus it must be verified.
It is necessary to mention correct GSTIN in the GST Invoice and GST Return to avoid penalties from GST Department.
What GST details can be verified by checking GST Number / GSTIN
Use GST Number / GSTIN to verify the following GST details of a business: