Service Tax Registration is a tax registration required by businesse houses / professionals for providing services in or outside India or receiving services from outside India except for services classified in the Negative list of services. Service tax registration is an indirect tax wherein the service provider collect the tax from the recipient of the taxable service and pays the same in the government account. Service Tax registration is mandatorily to be applied by every person or business in India within 30 days of his turnover exceeding Rs 9 lakhs although service tax is required to be paid only when the aggregate value of services provided exceeds Rs 10 lakhs in a financial year. Service Tax Registration provides identification to the proprietorship businesses where no such business registration is available. Service tax registration requires timely deposit of service tax, filing of service tax returns under the Finance Act, 1994.