E-way bill rolled out for Inter-State goods transit

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 03-04-2018        Tweet

NEW DELHI: Nationwide electronic or e-way bill system for Inter-State movement of goods has been rolled out on 1st April, with GSTN officials saying that the platform is working smoothly. Karnataka is the only State which has implemented the e-way bill system for moving goods within the State. The State has been using the e-way bill platform since September last year for Intra-State movement of goods.

From 1st April, businesses and transporters have to produce e-way bill before a GST (Goods and Services Tax) inspector for moving goods worth over Rs 50,000 from one state to another.

Official at the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), the company which has developed the IT backbone for GST regime, said the e-way bill platform has been working smoothly and Karnataka is also generating e-way bill for intra-State movement of goods.