E Way Bill FAQ
E Way Bill - Frequently Asked Questions
E way bill is an Electronic way bill, which is generated for the movements of goods from one place to another. When the value of the goods which are transported is above 50000, then the supplier has to generate an E way bill. Basically, an E way bill can be generated by the supplier transporter and recipient who are registered and not registered under GST.
GST E way bill is a vast concept, and understanding it in a short span is difficult. So, today we will understand about E way bill in detail with the help of some FAQs.
What is an E way bill?
E way bill is an Electronic way bill or a document which is used for movement of goods from one place to another. When the value of goods is above 50000, E way bill has to be generated.
Who can issue E way bill?
E way bill can be generated by Supplier, Transporter, Recipient.
What is the validity of E way bill?
The validity of the E way bill depends on the distance covered by the vehicle which carries goods from one place to another.
Who has to update the vehicle number on E way bill?
The transporter or the supplier can update the vehicle number on E way bill.
From where we can generate E way bill?
You can now generate E Way Bill on E way Bill Portal Online.
What is the prerequisite for the generation of E way bill?
The person who generates E way bill should be a registered person with GST, along with that he should have appropriate documents available with him, such as Tax Invoice, bill, challan, etc.
What is any mistake is made while generating e way bill?
While generating E way bill you cannot make any mistakes, and in case any mistakes are made, the bill cannot be edited.
What are the documents to be given for generating E way bill?
Delivery Challan, tax Invoice, Bill of Entry, Bill number, vehicle number should be available while generating E way bill.
Can the Validity of E way bill be extended?
Yes, the validity of the E way bill can be extended but only when the goods do no reach to the destination due to some circumstances such as Natural calamities, Transship delay, Accident, etc.
Who is able to extend the validity of the E way bill?
The transporter who is carrying the goods has a right to extend the validity of the E way bill.
What can be done when we receive a message of Invalid PIN code?
In case, the message is shown of invalid PIN code then you can select the state and location manually and go ahead with further procedure.
Do we need to select the rate of tax while entering the details of the goods?
No, it is not necessary to select the rate of tax while entering the details of the goods.
How can a taxpayer use the SMS facility to generate the E way bill?
The taxpayer has to register his contact details by which he wants to generate E way bill.
What if the person does not have GSTIN, and he has to make E way bill, what he should fill in GSTIN column?
In case the person is not registered with GST then he has to enter “URP” (Unregistered Person).
How to generate E way bill when Goods are moved in multiple vehicles?
E way bill for every vehicle should be generated as per the delivery challan or invoices of the goods.
Can E way bill be generated without entering vehicle number?
E way bill cannot be generated without entering vehicle number.
Can the E way bill be deleted or canceled?
E way bill cannot be deleted and it can be canceled within 24 hours by the recipient only.