When a dealer gets himself registered under State VAT Act,
he gets RC (Registration Certificate)
and is called Registered Dealer
He is allotted a unique number called, TIN No.
What is TIN Number?
Vat registration number is called TIN Number
Full form of TIN Number is Tax Payers Identification Number
It is of 11 digits all over India
First 2 digits are state code as used by Ministry of Home Affairs
and remaining 9 digits are unique number
In Delhi, Tin number is of format 07545342118 where 07 is code of Delhi
Note:- Nowadays, same TIN number is allotted for VAT and CST Registrations. However old registrations may have separate number for CST Registration
State with reasons in brief whether the following statements are correct or incorrect with
reference to the provisions of value added tax laws:
(iii) Taxpayer's Identification Number (TIN) is a 10 digit alpha numeral.View Answer
(iii) Incorrect. Taxpayer‟s Identification Number (TIN) is a 11 digit numeral. The first two
characters represent the State Code as used by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and
the next nine characters are different in different states.