E-Way Bill – Answers to top 6 Questions

When shall E-way Bill Come into effect?

E-Way Bill will come into effect from 01.02.2018 for Inter-State movement of goods.

When do E-Way bill is required?

The E-way Bill is required when moment if goods valued at 50,000/- or above is involved

What are objectives of E-Way bill?

  • Single e-way bill for hassle-free movement of goods throughout the country.
  • No need for separate transit pass in each state for movement of goods
  • Shift from departmental- policing Model to self-declaration model for the movement of goods.

What are benefits of E-Way bill?

  • Taxpayers/transporters need not visit any tax officers/check posts for generation of e-way Bill/movement of goods across states.
  • No waiting time at check posts and faster movement of goods thereby optimum use of vehicles /resources, since there are no check posts in GST regime.
  • User–Friendly e-way bill system.
  • Easy and quick generation of e-way Bill
  • Checks and balances for smooth tax administration and process simplification for easier Verification of e-way Bill by tax Officers.

List of features of the E-Way Bill Portal.

  • The user can create masters of his Customers, Suppliers & Products for easy generation of e-way Bill.
  • The user can monitor e-way bills generated on his account/behalf.
  • Multiple modes for e-way bill generation for ease of use.
  • The user can create sub-users and roles on the portal for generation of the e-way bill.
  • Alerts will be sent to users via Mail & SMS on registered mail id/mobile number.
  • Vehicle number can be entered either by the supplier /recipient of goods who generate EWB or the transporter.
  • QR code will be printed on each e-way Bill for ease of seeing details.
  • Consolidated e-way Bill can be generated for a vehicle carrying multiple consignments.

What are Modes of generation of E-Way Bill?

  • Web-Online using a browser on laptop or desktop or phones etc.
  • Android-based Mobile App on mobile phones.
  • Via SMS through the registered mobile number.
  • Via API (application program interface) I.e. Integration of IT system of the user with e-way bill system for generation of e-way Bill.
  • Tool-based bulk generation of the e-way bill.
  • The third party-based system of suvidha Providers.

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