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Business with turnover of over Rs 100 crore to generate e-invoice for B2B deals from Jan

Business with turnover of over Rs 100 crore to generate e-invoice for B2B deals from Jan

E-invoicing uptake has seen immense progress with over 69.5 lakh Invoice Reference Number (IRN)s generated between October 1 and October 7, senior officials said.

On the very first day of e-invoicing system, more than 8.40 lakh IRNs were generated by 8,453 users while on October 7, about 13.69 lakh IRNs were generated by 14,100 users. More than 69.5 lakh IRNs were generated by some 71,000 users.

“It is a great step forward as e-invoicing has many advantages both for the business and the tax administration. Buyers and sellers will be able to have real time information of the invoices," said finance secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey after a high level meeting attended by the GST and CBIC officials including Board members and senior officials of NIC and GSTN.

The electronic invoicing system for business to business transactions was implemented on a mandatory basis for companies with turnover above Rs 500 crore kicked into effect from October 1.

By 1st January 2021, e-invoicing will be available to taxpayers having a turnover more than Rs. 100 crore a year. It will be finally made available to all taxpayers for B2B transactions from 1st April 2021.

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