What is Challan Identification Number under GST

Meaning of Challan Identification Number

 

Challan Identification Number (CIN):

In this article, the information about Challan Identification Number is explained

CIN stands for Challan Identification Number. It is a 17-digit number that is 14-digit CPIN plus 3-digit Bank Code. CIN is generated by the authorized banks/ Reserve Bank of India (RBI) when payment is actually received by such authorized banks or RBI and credited in the relevant government account held with them. It is an indication that the payment has been realized and credited to the appropriate government account.

So, CIN number is obtained only after crediting GST payment to relevant government account (whether central or state). The CIN number under GST taxation is a proof of reference on confirmation of receipt of GST tax paid by tax payer to appropriate government to taxpayer as well as to GSTN.

The information provided here is about Challan Identification Number.  If you would you like to add more information about Challan Identification Number, share below your thoughts


Discussion Forum

You can also share your thoughts about this article.
Any one can answer on question posted by Readers