E-way bill is introducing by the government of India from 1st February 2018. The E-way bill for inter-state movement of goods will be introducing in 13 states. The Central Board of Excise Duty and Customs shared the list of states where the E-way bill is mandatory for both intrastate and interstate movement of the goods. As per the CBEC, the states like Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Haryana, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Telangana, Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Puducherry (UT), the e-way bill mandatory for both the movement of goods. E-way bill is the electronically generated document that required for the movement of goods of more than Rs 50,000 from one place to another.
E-way bill is another addition to the Goods and Services tax initiatives which was introduced by the government in July last year. This bill ensures the movement of goods more than the value of Rs 50, 000. It helps to make the transportation of goods easier for the states. The E-way bill can be generated or cancelled through SMS. To generate e-way bill one should have to visit the online portal of the E-way bill. Once the E-way bill generated, a unique bill number is allocated and will also be available to the supplier, recipient and the transporter.
The GST council had decided to introduce the e-way bill which is the electronic documentation. They decided to roll out it two months earlier than February 2018. Under the new Goods and Services regime, the government makes mandatory for the registration and generation e-way bill through GST network. As per the reports, the Maharashtra government has put off the introduction of e-way bills regime for intrastate movement from 1st February to 1st May to bringing the relief to the businesses whose sale largely depends within the state borders.
These states are Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry(UT), Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, & Uttarakhand, where #Ewaybill will be mandatory for both intrastate and interstate movement of goods w.e.f. 01.02.2018 pic.twitter.com/2ng2xOYg6Q
— CBEC (@CBEC_India) January 29, 2018