ALSO READGST taxpayer base crosses one-crore mark GST collection falls for second straight month to Rs 85,174 crore GST collection dips marginally to Rs 86,318 crore in January Rs 6,000 crore approved for disaster-hit states CBIC lays out procedure for interception, detention of goods under e-way bill rule
The electronic e-way bill for inter-state movement of goods valued over Rs 50,000 was rolled out on April 1. The GST council had decided on a staggered roll out of intra-state e-way bill starting with 5 states -- Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Kerala.
On the day of inter-state roll out of e-way bill on April 1, about 2.89 lakh such bills were generated in 24 hours.
These items include edible oil, oil cakes, ceramic tiles, iron and steel, processed tobacco, gutkha, cigarette, cement, timber products, tea, marble and granite.
"Gujarat State hereby notifies that no E-Way Bill is required to be generated for intra-city movement as well as intra-state movement of all goods within whole of the territory of the State except for intra-state movement... of 19 goods of consignment value exceeding Rs 50,000," said the notification of the Gujarat State Tax commissioner.
Since the roll out of e-way bill for inter-state movement of goods from April 1, more than 91 lakh such bills have been generated till yesterday. Karnataka is the only state which had rolled out e-way bill system for intra-state movement of goods from April 1.
Touted as an anti-evasion measure and would help boost tax collections by clamping down on trade that currently happens on cash basis, the e-way bill provision of the goods and services tax (GST) was first introduced on February 1.
However, its implementation was put on hold after the system developed glitches in generating permits. With several states also starting to generate intra-state e-way bills on the portal, the system developed a snag.
Since then, the platform has been made more robust so that it can handle load of as many as 75 lakh inter-state e-way bills daily without any glitch.
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