06.01.2024: Reporting of 4 or 6 Digit HSN Code to be implemented in E-way bill w.e.f. 01.02.2024: Latest Advisory issued GST E-way System

The National Informatics Centre GST E-way Bill System has issued an  Advisory dated 05.01.2024, relating to reporting of 4 or 6 digit HSN Code in E-way Bill w.e.f. 01.02.2024.

The Advisory reads as under:

As per the notification No. 78/2020 –Central Tax, dated 15th October, 2020, it is necessary to provide at least 6 digit HSN code for all the B2B and Export transactions by the taxpayers whose Annual Aggregate Turnover (AATO) is more than Rs. 5 Crores. The taxpayers, with AATO less than Rs. 5 Crores, need to provide at least 4 digit HSN code.

This validation will be implemented in e-way bill System from 1st February 2024.

Hence, the taxpayers are advised to make necessary changes in their systems and enter 4 / 6 digit HSN codes while generating the e-way bills through web
and API systems from 1st Feb. 2024.

The Advisory can be accessed at https://docs.ewaybillgst.gov.in/Documents/EWB-HSN-Advisory.pdf

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