Difference between CST and VAT



How to distinguish between VAT and CST



Difference between CST and VATWhat is VAT and CST? How does CST differ from VAT?


Both VAT and CST is imposed when sale of goods happens.


CST means Central Sales Tax which is levied when sale of goods from one state to another state. VAT means Value Added Tax. VAT is meant for State government


More Information about CST and VAT is mentioned in separate articles below to make understand easily with simple language:



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Comments


Vikas Mittal: I came across your website and it was exactly what i was searching for. I want to export indian art and handicrafts as a single proprietor from mumbai. Can you please guide me steps to become an exporter? I understand, i need to create a current account and get an import export license. But will export handicraft and art work also require to register for VAT and CST?

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