NEW DELHI: The finance ministry has asked report from GSTN on the e-way bill Failure, which was launched on 1st February 2018. This bill was started And running successfully from the 16th of January to 31st January on Trial mode.
The compulsory applicability of E-way bill saw huge disruptions as the site hanged and crashed for that reason taxpayers could not generate the document.
But on the Same day evening, the Government tweeted over their twitter account that the trial period for E-way bill has been extended, but did not disclose a date when it would be again compulsorily applicable.
“In view of difficulties faced by the trade in generating e-way bill due to initial tech glitches, it has been decided to extend the trial phase for generation of the e-way bill, both for inter and intra-State movement of goods. It shall be made compulsory from a date to be announced,” said a Government tweet.
However, the notification regarding the extension of the trial mode has not yet been generated and taxpayers are still trying transporting goods. Since every state has to come out with their its own notification first, this may take few days.
What Next Step in E-Way Bill?
Now Government not looking any glitches in the system so asks the GSTN to take their time to Bugless new system.
“It wants GST-Network to detail system readiness before re-introducing the requirement for transporters to carry an electronic waybill or e-way bill for moving goods between states”, said Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia.
Adhia said there is no going back on the e-way bill, which is a tool for preventing tax evasion, and it will be reintroduced in “next few weeks” after the system is fully ready.