05.12.2023: Alteast 6 digit HSN mandatory in E-invoices, where AATO is Rs. 5 Crores or more from 15.12.2023: GST E-invoice system


The GST E-Invoice System has issued an update relating to mandatory requirement of furnishing atleast 6 digits of the HSN code in e-Invoices for taxpayers with an Aggregate Annual Turnover (AATO) of 5 Crores and more with effect from 15th December, 2023.

As per Notification No. 78/2020 – Central Tax dated October 15, 2020,  it was made mandatory for the taxpayers to mention 6-digit HSN Codes for their outward supplies having AATO more than Rs 5 Crores. 

Also, an update was issued dated 09th March, 2023 by GST E-invoicing system stating that “the E-Invoice System will not accept 4-digit HSN codes and the date for blocking e-Invoice generation having HSN code as 4-digits will be intimated Soon. In case the 6 digit HSN code is not available, you may raise a ticket at Helpdesk so that it can be included in the system.”

Source: GST E-invoice System 


Register Today