Excise Tax Registration

The excise tax is an indirect tax levied at the time of manufacturing of a specific product. This tax is not directly paid by the consumer. The internal revenue services (IRS) charges this tax from the producer or the merchant at the time of manufacturing but producer include this tax in product price and pass the same to the consumer. Finally, Buyer pays the tax.

It is considered as indirect tax as the producer of the goods who pays the tax to the government tries to recover their loss by passing it to the final buyer of goods. It is sometimes referred as tax but is specifically a duty. Technically, A Tax is levied on an individual whereas duty levied on particular goods. Excise tax is distinguished from a sales tax or VAT in the following ways –

  • Excise is typically a per unit tax charged on volume or unit of the item purchased whereas sales tax is a tax paid on the sale of certain goods & services.
  • Excise tax applies to narrow range of products
  • Excise tax is typically higher from the sales tax or VAT.


Features Of Excise Tax

  • It is levied on manufacturing or production of goods in India
  • It is payable at the time of selling of goods by the buyer of the product
  • The tax is levied on the dutiable value calculated by a particular method
  • The burden of this tax falls on the consumer
  • It is levied throughout India in the same form

What Is Included In Our Package?

Eligibility Consultation

Document Preparation

Application Drafting

Government Fees


Documents required in case of director/partner/proprietor

Passport size photograph

PAN card copy

Copy of Aadhaar card or voter identity card

Board resolution in favour of authorized signatory

Documents required in case of entity

PAN card copy of a firm/company

Mobile/telephone/water/electricity bill of business place

Memorandum of association/Articles of association (In case of company)

Partnership deed copy (In case of partnership firm)

Ground plan of premises


Frequently Asked Questions

If the manufacturer or producer does not apply or fails to apply for the excise tax registration, there is a –
  • Penalty upto duty of contravening goods or Rs.10000 (Whichever is higher) can be imposed.
  • Imprisonment upto 7 years (Minimum imprisonment duration is 6 months)
No, you don’t have to be present at our office or any other office during the process of excise registration. The entire procedure is 100% online. Scanned copy of documents has to be sent via mail.
No, There is no additional amount you have to pay. We will send you an invoice all-inclusive with no hidden charges

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