Reply from ICAI E-Sahayata
Question – While remitting my membership and COP fees online I tried to key in GST number of the Partnership firm in which I am whole time partner in practice. However I am getting invalid GSTN registration detail message. kindly clarify.
Answer- As per opinion received from GST Consultant read with provisions of GST Law, ICAI is giving invoice only to its member in their individual name only accepting GSTIN numbers of members in their Individual capacity i.e. proprietorship. ICAI has taken a view that Invoice for Membership fees cannot be issued to CA firm.
ICAI is also in the process of filing an application with the Advance Ruling Authority on this matter.