New Delhi [India], Feb 24 (ANI): Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister of Bihar, Sushil Modi on Saturday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) e-way bill should be mandatory from April 1, 2018.
"From April 1, when the new financial year of 2018 - 2019 starts, (GoM) decided to start the inter-state movement of e-way bill system. In the first phase, only the inter-state movement of goods will be mandatory required to take e-way bill and after a couple of weeks, roll-out of intra-state movement of goods through e-way bill system will start," Modi said at a press conference here.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, after the 25th GST Council meeting in January had said that the implementation of e-way bill will start from February 1, with 15 states agreeing to implement it on a trial basis.
"Certain modifications are being made to the e-way bill rules, which are to be notified nationwide for inter-state movement with effect from February 1 and for intra-state movement with effect from a date to be announced separately by each state," Jaitley had said. (ANI)