Forthcoming Changes and Improvements in E-Way Bill System

Sep 04, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The Central Government, on September 03, 2018, has published a document on the forthcoming changes/improvements in E-Way Bill System on the E--Way Bill Portal.

After studying the suggestions and feedbacks of the stakeholders of the e-way bill system, the Central Government has decided to add the following changes/improvements in the e-way bill system to help the tax payers in complying with the GST processes and rules. Most of them are validations to the existing fields so as to assist the users in proper entry of the values.

1.       Validating the rates of tax while generating the e-way bills

2.       Validating the State based on the PIN Code

3.       Validating the Supply Type with Document Type

4.       Blocking of generation of multiple e-way bills based on same Invoice Number

5.       ‘Bill To – Ship To’ Transactions

6.       Movement to Transporter’s place

7.       Making GSTR-1 data mandatory for users of API and Offline (Excel) tool

8.       Auto populating distance between ‘From PIN Code’ and ‘To PIN Code’

These changes are proposed to be rolled out in phased manner in the coming weeks. The tax payers and transporters can go through these forthcoming changes/improvements, understand and prepare themselves to use them.



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