What is the full form of TIN
TIN: Taxpayer Identification Number
TIN stands for Taxpayer Identification Number. It is a unique registration number that is used to identify the dealers registered under VAT. It comprises eleven digits and is unique throughout the country. The first two digits represent the state code and the next nine digits may vary from state to state.
TIN is also known as VAT number, CST number and Sales Tax Number under different circumstances. It is issued by the Commercial Tax Department of the state government. The businesses or dealers need to mention TIN on all correspondence and VAT transactions. It is a must for businesses like manufacturers, dealers, exporters and shopkeepers to sell products within the state or to other states.