E-way bill is an electronic waybill generated on the GST portal for the movement of goods. E-way bill is a document required to be carried by a person in charge of the conveyance carrying any consignment of goods of value exceeding fifty thousand rupees as mandated by the Government in terms of Section 68 of the Goods and Services Tax Act read with Rule 138 of the rules framed there under. It is generated from the GST Common Portal for eWay bill system by the registered persons or transporters who cause movement of goods of consignment before commencement of such movement.
Supplier/ Recipient/ Transporter can generate the e-Way Bill. Unregistered Persons/ Transporters can enroll in the e-Way Bill System by providing their PAN and Aadhaar.
The validity period of the EWB is calculated based on the ‘approx. distance’ entered while generating the EWB. For every 100Kmsone day is a validity period for EWB as per rule and for part of 100 KM one more day is added.
The Government may require the person in charge of a conveyance carrying any consignment of goods of value exceeding such amount as may be specified to carry with him such documents and such devices as may be prescribed.
Yes. Validity of the e-way bill depends upon the distance the goods have to be transported.
For transportation of goods in relation to all types of transactions such as outward supply whether within the State or interstate, inward supply whether from within the State or from interstate including from an unregistered persons or for reasons other than supply also e-way bill is mandatory.
The person in charge of a conveyance shall carry the invoice or bill of supply or delivery challan, bill of entry as the case may be and a copy of the e-way bill number generated from the common portal. Please refer relevant rules for details.
While generating e-way bill the taxpayer has a provision to enter the transporter id in the transportation details section. If he enters 15 digits transporter id provided by his transporter, the e-way bill will be assigned to that transporter. Subsequently, the transporter can log in and update further transportation details in Part B of e-way bill.
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