Tax Asaan – Sales Tax Registration

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Introduction

Tax Asaan is a mobile application with selected functionality of Iris web application. This mobile application provides the taxpayers a quick and on-the-go access of basic verification features like Active Taxpayers List (ATL), Online NTN/STRN Inquiry, Exemption Certificate and CPR Utilization Status etc.

A new and simplified functionality is provided under Tax Asaan mobile application for the users to get register for Sales Tax. Now user can save time and instead of visiting RTO for sales tax registration they can simply fill in the registration form available on Tax Asaan mobile application. Tax Asaan – Sales Tax Registration feature facilities both manufactures and other than manufacturer categories of sales tax.  Soon after successful registration the user will be able to generate bank CPR for payments of dues. However, in order to file Sales Tax Return the user needs to get bio-metric verification within a month of sales tax registration by visiting e-Sahulat center of NADRA.

Getting Started

Tax Asaan is available for both Android and iOS platforms for free download and gets installed on one tap. Once installed, you can find the application icon under your mobile Apps list. Simply tap on the application icon to get started and view the home screen as shown below:

Signing On

Sales Tax Registration module can only be used after successful login. Registered user can Sign-In to application by using their individual/ AOP/ Company account credentials to register for sales tax.

Following are the steps to login/Sign-In Tax Asaan mobile application:

  1. Click on the hamburger button provided on the top right corner of the home screen to view the main menu. The application will load a left panel with list of all available features along with the option to sign-in.
  2. Tap on “Sign in” option from the left panel to navigate to the Sign in screen as shown below:
  3. Enter “User Name” and “Password” then click on Login button to sign in as shown below. User can use their individual/ AOP/ Company account credentials to sign in Tax Asaan.

Sales Tax Registration

On successful sign in, the registered user name will appear on left panel replacing the “Sign In” option along with an additional option of “Sales Tax Registration” for the signed in user as shown below:

User can reach sales tax registration page either from click on “Sales Tax Registration” menu option from the left panel or can directly click on “Sales Tax Registration” tile from main dashboard as shown below:

Sales Tax Registration as Manufacturer

After successful login to Tax Asaan mobile application, follow these easy steps to register for sales tax as manufacturer:

  1. Tap on Sales Tax Registration tab, Application will redirect user on sales tax registration page.
  2. Select option as Manufacturing from the radio options provided as the top of the registration form as shown below:
  3. Enter CNIC and Name of the sole proprietor, authorized partner or as the case may authorized director / representative of a company. [In case the user has used individual account credentials to login Tax Asaan, this information will appear pre-filled by the application].
  4. Enter Business Name.
  5. Select Activity from the dropdown list as shown below:
  6. Enter Email
  7. Enter IBAN
  8. Click on the button Attach Bank Account Certificate to attach bank account certificate.
  9. Click on Add/ Manage Business Address button as shown below to add business address.
  10. System will redirect user on “Manage Business Address” page to enter details as shown below:
  11. Select Type from the drop down list i.e. Residential / Commercial Property etc.
  12. Select Form from the drop down list i.e. Flat / House etc.
  13. Select Measurement Unit and enter relevant information in provided fields as shown below:
  14. Select City from the dropdown list provided on screen.
  15. Enter District.
  16. Select Capacity from the drop down list i.e. owner / Tenant etc.
  17. Click on Take Premises Pics button to take GPS tagged photographs/ images of the business premises.
  18. Click on Take Machinery Pics button to take photographs/ images of the machinery available in premises.
  19. You can take multiple pictures of the premises/machinery and can delete the pictures if not needed from the delete button provided in front of each image record as shown below:
  20. After taking picture, click on Save button to add business address along with provided images. Please note that to add a business address at least one picture/image of premises is mandatory. User can add multiple Business Address by repeating same steps. All saved addresses will be listed under “Addresses” section provided under “save” button.
  21. Click on Add/ Manage Utility Meters button as shown below, the system will redirect user on “Add Utility Meters” page.  
  22. Select Utility Meter Type from the dropdown list as shown below:
  23. Enter Utility Meter Reference Number in provided field and click Add Meter button to add record of utility meter.
  24. You can take multiple Utility Meters and can delete the reference if not needed from the delete button provided in front of each record of Utility Meter as shown below:
  25. After providing all details, click on “REGISTER” button to complete the registration process for sales tax as shown below:
  26. On successful registration, the application will load User Application ID on screen.

[Note: After registration the taxpayer shall be able to generate bank CPR for payment of dues.]

 

Sales Tax Registration as Other than Manufacturer

After successful login to Tax Asaan mobile application, follow these easy steps to register for sales tax as other than manufacturer:

  1. Tap on Sales Tax Registration tab, Application will redirect user on sales tax registration page.
  2. Select option as Other than Manufacturing from the radio options provided as the top of the registration form as shown below:
  3. Enter CNIC and Name of the sole proprietor, authorized partner or as the case may authorized director / representative of a company. [In case the user has used individual account credentials to login Tax Asaan, this information will appear pre-filled by the application].
  4. Enter Business Name.
  5. Select Activity from the dropdown list as shown below:
  6. Enter Email
  7. Enter IBAN
  8. Attach Bank Account Certificate to attach bank account certificate.
  9. Click on Add/ Manage Business Address button as shown below to add business address:
  10. System will redirect user on “Manage Business Address” page. Enter Business Address details as shown in screen below:
  11. Click on Take Premises Pics button to take GPS tagged photographs/ images of the business premises.
  12. You can take multiple pictures of the premises and can delete the pictures if not needed from the delete button provided in front of each image as shown below:
  13. After taking picture, click on Save button to add business address along with provided images. Please note that to add a business address at least one picture/image of premises is mandatory. User can add multiple Business Address by repeating same steps. All saved addresses will be listed under “Addresses” section provided under “save” button.
  14. Click on Add/ Manage Utility Meters button as shown below, the system will redirect user on “Add Utility Meters” page:
  15. Select Utility Meter Type from the dropdown list as shown below:
  16. Enter Utility Meter Reference Number in provided field and click “Add Meter” button to add utility meter record.
  17. You can take multiple Utility Meters and can delete the reference if not needed from the delete button provided in front of each record of Utility Meter as shown below:
  18. After providing all details, click on REGISTER button to complete the registration process for sales tax as shown below:
  19. On successful registration, the application will load User Application ID on screen.

[Note: After registration the taxpayer shall be able to generate bank CPR for payment of dues.]

 

Bio-Metric Verification

In order to file their Sales Tax Returns, the persons registered using the Simplified Sales Tax Registration application, would be required to visit an e-Sahulat Center of NADRA within one month from the date of registration for bio-metric verification. Upon successful verification (within a month) the taxpayer shall be allowed to file their Sales Tax Returns. In case the person is unable to successfully verify within given time they shall be removed from the (Sales Tax) Active Taxpayer List.

Physical Verification

In case of manufacturers, the existing physical verification process (of their business premises, utility meter reference numbers and/or title deeds etc.) would take place after registration.

In both cases (Manufacturer or other than Manufacturer categories), an authorized tax officer would be allowed to initiate a request for the taxpayer to provide any missing document or assist in the verification of any documentation / information provided in the simplified sales tax registration application within 15 days. In case the taxpayer fails to comply, they would be taken off the (Sales Tax) Active Taxpayer List.

Special Instructions for ERROR Correction

In case user is unable to view all menu options in left panel or only “Sign In” option is listed in left panel then there must be some issue with the internet connectivity. To resolve this error, check internet connectivity and Close and Re-Run Tax Asaan mobile application.

 

56 comments on Tax Asaan – Sales Tax Registration

    1. Dear Rajesh,
      The message you have mentioned, shows up olny when there is issue with you Inert Connectivity. Please ensure you internet connectivity, Close Tax Asaan and then Run Tax Asaan again. Hope this message will be gone.

  1. I have been trying to register my company in sales tax after entering all the information when i click on register then i won’t be able to get registered it shows message that my business name already registered that was that what to do now?

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