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Generate e-Way Bills – FAQ

The e-Way Bill details can be exported only when, the transaction value is greater than or equal to the threshold limit specified in the Company GST Details screen. You can do the following to export the e-Way Bill details from the voucher:

  • Check the threshold limit for e-Way Bill in the Company GST Details screen, and correct it as needed.
  • Ensure all the details required to export e-Way Bill details is provided in the Statutory Details screen of voucher. You can enter these details by:
    • Enabling the option Provide GST/e-Way Bill details in the voucher
      Or
    • Using Ctrl+I (More Details) > e-Way Bill Details option.

If the transaction value is lesser than the threshold limit, and e-Way Bill details are provided using Ctrl+I (More Details) > e-Way Bill Details, the JSON file for e-Way Bill details will not be generated. However, you can set the new lower threshold limit from the Export for e-Way Bill report.

  • Press Alt+G (Go To) > Export for e-Way Bill report > press Ctrl+B (Basis of value).
  • Enter the required amount in Set threshold for Interstate and Set threshold for Intrastate¬†fields.
  • Export the transactions to generate the JSON file for upload.

Following changes have been introduced on e-Way Bill portal. Check the procedure provided for each change, to correct the details and generate the e-Way Bill.

  • Based on the PIN code of consignor and consignee, the NIC portal calculates the distance. If the distance entered in the invoice is not within the limit allowed, JSON file upload will fail.

To check the distance go to e-Way Bill portal > Search > Pin to Pin distance.

In the e-Way Bill details of the invoice, you can enter this distance and generate the new JSON file for upload. If you have to change the distance, you can add only up to 10% of the actual distance, rounded-off to the nearest digit.

Upgrade to the latest release of TallyPrime, to automatically round off the decimals and capture the distance as a whole number in JSON file and MS Excel template. This can be uploaded to NIC portal to generate e-Way Bill.

Note: If the distance entered is 0.01 to 0.49 or above 4,000 km, the transaction will appear with the exception Distance cannot be less than 0.5 km or more than 4000 km under Information required for e-Way Bill not provided of Export for e-Way Bill report.

Extension of e-Way Bill validity while in transit or movement.

  • Login to e-Way Bill portal.
  • Navigate to E-Way Bill Module > Extend Validity.
  • Enter the e-Way Bill No. to view the transaction details.
  • Select Yes for the option Do you wish to get Extension for this EWB.
  • Select if the Consignment is In Transit or In Movement.
  • Enter the required details and click Submit.

 

Restriction on composition dealers for generating e-Way Bill for interstate transactions.

As per GST Act, composition dealers are not allowed to make any interstate transactions. If you generate and upload JSON file for such transactions, it will be rejected by the portal.

Yes. To generate e-Way Bill, NIC has mandated transporter ID or vehicle details. If vehicle number is not available, you can enter the Transporter ID when the mode of transport is Road.

e-Way Bill is generally raised by the seller of goods, hence the provision to export e-Way Bill details is provided in sales invoice. To export the e-Way Bill details of purchases:

  1. Gateway of Tally > Display More Reports > Statutory Reports > GST Reports > e-Way Bill > Export for e-Way Bill.
    Alternatively, press Alt+G (Go To) > type or select Export for e-Way Bill > and press Enter.
  2. Select the Invoices Ready for Export and press Spacebar to select the purchase invoice.
  3. Press Alt+E (Export) > e-Way Bill to export.
  4. Press E (Send) to create the details in MS-Excel or JSON file.

You need not generate e-Way Bill details for transactions whose value is below the specified threshold limit. If you want to enter these details, you can change the limit in one of the following screens:

  • Company GST Details screen > press F11 (Features) > set Enable Goods and Services Tax (GST) to Yes > enable the option Set/alter GST details > enter the required values in the Threshold limit fields of interstate and intrastate limit.
  • Export for e-Way Bill configuration screen - Alternatively, press Alt+G (Go To) > type or select Export for e-Way Bill > and press Enter.
  • Press F12 (Configure) > change the Threshold Limit for Interstate and Intrastate.

If the transaction value exceeds the specified threshold limit, you need to generate the e-Way Bill details in MS Excel or JSON format.

Record delivery note for each consignment, enter the corresponding e-Way Bill details. Select the tracking numbers of all these delivery notes in the sales invoice.

Go to Company GST Details screen, and set the option Applicable for intrastate (under e-Way Bill) to Yes or No, as needed.

If your invoice value exceeds the limit specified for inter or intrastate movement of goods, you need to generate e-Way Bill.

  • Interstate movement of goods - record an interstate sales invoice, and enter the e-Way Bill details.
  • Intrastate movement of goods - record delivery note and enter the e-Way Bill details.

You need not generate e-Way Bill for each invoice, if the consolidated value of multiple invoices transported in a single vehicle exceed Rs. 50,000.

To export the e-Way Bill details of purchases from unregistered dealers:

  1. Gateway of Tally > Display More Reports > Statutory Reports > GST Reports > e-Way Bill > Export for e-Way Bill.
    Alternatively, press Alt+G (Go To) > type or select Export for e-Way Bill > and press Enter.
  2. Select Invoices Ready for Export and press Spacebar to select the purchase invoice
  3. Press Alt+E (Export) > e-Way Bill to export.
  4. Press E (Send) to create the details in MS-Excel or JSON file.

TallyPrime supports generation of MS Excel and JSON files with e-Way Bill details, as per the requirements of offline utility tool provided by NIC. As NIC's offline utility tool does not support export of data without transport details, the same cannot be done from TallyPrime as well. However, you can generate e-Way Bill without transport details, by entering the transaction details directly on the portal.

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