Port Wings News Network:
As per the decision of the GST Council, e-Way Bill system for inter-State movement of goods has been rolled out from 01 April, 2018.
As on 30 May, 2018, e-Way Bill system for intra-State movement of goods has been rolled out in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh along with the Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep and Puducherry.
E-Way Bills are getting generated successfully and till 30th May, 2018 more than six crore and thirty lakh e-Way Bills have been successfully generated which includes more than two crore e-Way Bills for intra-State movement of goods.
It is informed that e-Way Bill system for intra-State movement of goods would be implemented in the following States — Chhattisgarh, Goa, Jammu & Kashmir, Mizoram, Odisha & Punjab (from 1 June, 2018), Tamil Nadu ( from 2 June, 2018), and in West Bengal from 3 June, 2018.
It may be mentioned that e-Way Bill system for intra-State movement of goods will be implemented throughout the country latest by 03rd June, 2018. It has now been two months since the e-Way Bill system was implemented and the same is working smoothly and without any glitches. On an average more than twelve lakh e-Way Bills are being generated every day. Trade and industry may approach their respective tax authority for any guidance in this matter. Further, it is informed that trade should get well versed with respect to the provisions of the e-Way Bill rules in order to avoid any difficulty. The provisions of rule 138D of Central / State GST Rules, 2017 may be referred to for any grievance redressal.