New Delhi:- Under the GST E-way bill will be mandatory across the country from 3rd June. The government had implemented the e-way bill from 1st April.
Under this, e-way bill has been made compulsory for carrying more than Rs. 50 thousand in one place to another. Although the intra-state e-way bill has not yet been implemented in all states, which will now be done.
Inter State e-way bill was implemented from 1st April
The government started e-way bill from the 1st April to carry goods worth more than Rs. 50 thousand in one state to another state. At the same time, e-way bills were implemented in the states from 15th April. To implement the movement of goods within states, 20 states have yet to implement the e-way bill. These states include Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana.
Union territories would require E-Way Bill from 25th May 2018
The Central Government notified that supplies within the Union territories E-way bill will be Mandatory from 25th May 2018. The notification issued on 19th May 2018 rescinded the earlier notification. As per which, irrespective of the value of the consignment, no e-way bill shall be required to be generated where the movement of goods commences and terminates within the Union Territories.
CBIC Issued a Letter
Chairperson of the Central Board of Indirect Tax and Custom (CBIC), Saran has issued a letter saying that the intra-state e-way bill will be compulsory from 3rd June. He has asked the GST authority of such states to stay in touch with states and implement this system within the stipulated time.
Daily 4.5 million e-way bills are going on
Sarna has said that the e-way bill system has come into effect from 1st April and an average of 4.5 crore e-way bills are being issued every day. Out of these, 1.30 crore e-way bills are being issued for one state to another. He told that e-way bill will be effective from 25th May in Chandigarh, June 1 in Punjab and Goa and May 31 in Maharashtra.