E-way bill roll­out de­ferred

Maritime Gateway - - News -

On the day the Union Bud­get 2018 was pre­sented in Par­lia­ment, tech­ni­cal glitches in the e-way bill system dis­rupted the move­ment of goods across states. The elec­tronic bill system was in­au­gu­rated on Fe­bru­ary 1 af­ter un­der­go­ing tri­als. CBEC an­nounced that the trial phase would con­tinue un­til fur­ther or­ders. In col­lab­o­ra­tion with GST Net­work, the NIC had been con­duct­ing tri­als for e-way bill system since Jan­uary

16. The dead­line for im­ple­men­ta­tion of e-way bill was brought for­ward from April 1 to Fe­bru­ary 1 af­ter GST rev­enues be­gan to slide in last Oc­to­ber. GST coun­cil asked states to choose their own dead­lines for in­trastate move­ment of goods be­fore June 1, 2018.

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