COVID-19: CBIC extends Validity Period of E-Way Bills generated during March

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The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), today further extended the validity period of the e-way bills generated during March amid the pandemic situation, till 31st May 2020.

In a circular issued last month, the Board had clarified that the e-way bill will not be expired during the 21-day lockdown period announced by the Government in order to avoid the spread of COVID-19. As per the circular, the validity of the e-way bill would be expired on 30th June 2020.

In the notification issued today, the Board said that where an e-way bill has been generated under rule 138 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 on or before the 24th day of March, 2020 and its period of validity expires during the period 20th day of March, 2020 to the 15th day of April, 2020, the validity period of such e-way bill shall be deemed to have been extended till the 31st day of May, 2020.”

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