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New e-Way Bill System FAQs

Keeping the taxpayer point of view in mind it is quite impossible to know everything about the new e-Way bill system, so we have gathered all the important new e-way Bill system FAQs.

Q1. How to generate Part A of the e-way bill if I don’t have ‘Transporter Id?’

Ans. You can generate Part A of the e-way bill without transporter ID. Howsoever, it shall be noted that Part B of the e-way bill form cannot be furnished without transporter ID.

Q2. What should I do if I want to generate ‘PART-A Slip’ and want to transport the goods myself later?

Ans. In case if the registered taxable person wants to transport the goods all by himself then in such case he needs to enter the GSTIN in place of Transporter ID in Part A of the e-way bill. Part B of the e-way bill form can be updated once he gets the vehicle details.

Q3. What should I do if the PIN code is shown as invalid?

Ans. The user needs to verify the PIN code again in case if the e-way bill system shows the invalid PIN code error. However, if the generator knows it is a valid PIN code, then the generator just needs to select the state manually from the pull-down menu bar.

Q4. What happens if the total invoice value does not match with the sum of assessable value, tax value, and other values?

Ans. Preferably, the total invoice value should coordinate with the assessable value and taxable value. The system matches it regardless of whether there is a variation of 2.00 INR as this variation is permitted for adjusting the decimal values.

However, in case if the total invoice value is more than the total of taxable value and other charges, the system will show a pop-up message but the client can continue further for producing the e-Way Bill. Be that as it may, if the total invoice value is less than the taxable value, relevant taxes, and charges, the system won’t permit the client to continue further without amending the invoice value.

Q5. Why message is sent if the total invoice value is more than Rs. 10 Crores?

Ans. A message is sent to the generator on his registered phone number in a case where the total invoice value is more than 10 Crore INR to alert him regarding the value so as to avoid any mistake at the time of generating the e-Way Bill of such amount.

Q6. Is it mandatory to select the GST rate while entering the details of the good?

Ans. No, it is not mandatory to enter the GST rate or even the taxable value at the time of entering the details of goods.

Q7. How to login to the e-Way Bill portal in case my GSTIN in the e-Way Bill portal is canceled but is active in the GSTN portal?

Ans. If the taxpayer wants to log in to the e-way bill system in a case when the GSTIN is canceled in the e-Way Bill system but is active in the GST portal, he/she needs to follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Open the e-way bill portal.

Step 2: Go to the Taxpayer search option in the Home page of e-Way Bill portal.

Step 3: Enter the GSTIN and the system will show his corresponding GSTIN details existing in GST Portal. If the status of the GST identification number is active, the taxpayer can log in and generate the e-Way Bill.

Q8. Changes done in my GST registration is not being shown on the e-way bill system. What should I do?

Ans. In case if the taxpayer has done any changes in the GST Registration details then in such case the taxpayer needs to follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Login into the e-way bill system.

Step 2: Click on the Update option available on the main menu.

Step 3: Select “My GSTIN from CP” sub-option.

Q9. When should I use the Multi-Vehicle option?

Ans. In the case of transshipment, the taxpayer can use a multi-vehicle option or when he needs to move the goods in multiple vehicles.

Q10. How can I enter my additional branch address details in the e-way bill portal?

Ans. To enter the additional branch address, the taxpayer needs to follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1:Open the e-Way Bill portal.

Step 2: Click on the update option available in the main menu of the e-way bill system.

Step 3: Choose “Update Additional Place” sub-option.

Step 4: You can now add or amend the additional place of business or additional branch address.

Q11. What should be done if the goods movement is done in batches or lots?

Ans. According to rule 55(5) of the GST Act, the taxpayer needs to issue the tax invoice for the total amount of goods that are being moved in batch or parts. At that point, he needs to set up the delivery challan for each lot or batch and generate an e-way bill for that group or part. Then the consignment needs to be moved with the delivery challan, a duplicate of the invoice, and an e-way bill number. In any case, the last lot or batch ought to have the first invoice alongside the delivery challan and e-way bill number.

On the e-way bill system, he needs to choose sub-supply types of SKD/CKD/Lots to create the e-way bill for these sorts of lots and batches along with the details of the delivery challan.