Bihar bracing for e-way bills trial run: Sushil Kumar Modi - News Summed Up

Bihar bracing for e-way bills trial run: Sushil Kumar Modi


Sushil Modi said those being trained for the purpose include 888 transporters and that for transportation of goods worth more than Rs50,000 e-way bill wills become compulsory from 1 February under the new goods and services tax (GST) regime. Photo: HTPatna: Nearly 5,000 people across Bihar are being trained to generate e-way bills, the nation-wide trial run for which is scheduled to begin on 15 January, Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi said in Patna on Saturday. Addressing a conference of commercial tax officials, Sushil Modi said those being trained for the purpose include 888 transporters and that for transportation of goods worth more than Rs50,000 e-way bill wills become compulsory from 1 February under the new goods and services tax (GST) regime. He also said that traders and transporters with a GST registration can generate e-way bills through computers as well as mobile phone apps. Sushil Modi also warned that after 1 February, transportation of goods without e-way bills would be viewed as an act of tax evasion and such consignments could be liable to be seized.


Source: Mint January 13, 2018 15:00 UTC


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