The Tax Payer's Identification Number (TIN) is a new exceptional enrollment number that is utilized for recognizable proof of merchants enlisted under VAT. It comprises 11 digit numerals and will be one of a kind all through the nation.
The initial two characters will speak to the State Code as utilized by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. The set-up of the following nine characters may, in any case, be distinctive in various States. TIN is being utilized for recognizable proof of merchants similarly to PAN is utilized for ID of evaluates under the Income Tax Act.
Every one of the merchants looking for new enrollment under VAT or Central Sales Tax will be distributed new TIN as enlistment number, be that as it may, each State Commercial Tax Department has made arrangements to issue new TIN to their current merchants supplanting old enlistment/CST number.