Regulatory Analysis

Posted March 2, 2023 by Dilara Inal
India: New Invoice Reporting Portals

The Indian Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has announced that new Invoice Reporting Portals (IRP) have been onboarded. IRPs act as a bridge between the taxpayer (or their Accredited Service) Providers and the tax authority backend platform called the GST Portal for the purposes of e-invoice issuance. Until the new 4 were IRPs announced, […]

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Posted August 3, 2022 by Selin Adler Ring
India: New Taxpayers to Comply with E-invoicing Rules

As previously predicted by Sovos, the threshold for implementing mandatory e-invoicing has been lowered by the Indian authorities. According to the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs Notification No. 17/2022 – Central Tax, from 1 October 2022 compliance with the e-invoicing rules will be mandatory for taxpayers with an annual threshold of 10 Cr. […]

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Posted July 19, 2022 by Selin Adler Ring
India: E-invoicing Scope Expected to be Expanded

India has a Continuous Transaction Controls (CTC) System in place since October 2020. E-invoicing has been rolled-out in stages, meaning e-invoicing requirements are applicable to more and more taxpayers over time. At its current stage, e-invoicing is mandatory for taxpayers with an annual turnover of 20 Cr. rupees or more. On 18 July 2022, the […]

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Posted March 1, 2022 by Selin Adler Ring
India Expands E-invoicing Scope From 1 April 2022

On 24 February 2022, the Indian Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) issued a notification (Notification No. 01/2022 – Central Tax) that lowered the threshold for mandatory e-invoicing. In India, e-invoicing is mandatory for taxpayers when exceeding a specific threshold (businesses operating in certain sectors are exempted). The current threshold for mandatory e-invoicing […]

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Posted July 27, 2021 by Robert Pelletier
Kerala, India – Flood Cess Expiration August 1, 2021

On August 1, 2019, the state of Kerala, India imposed a two-year Flood Cess of 1% on B2C intrastate supplies on most goods and services subject to GST.  The Flood Cess is set to expire on August 1, 2021.  The implementing regulation can be found here.

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Posted July 14, 2021 by Selin Adler Ring
INDIA: QR code requirement for B2C invoices has been deferred once more

Ever since the introduction of mandatory e-invoicing in India, B2C transactions have been excluded from the scope of mandatory e-invoicing. For these transactions specifically, there is a separate requirement: taxpayers with an annual threshold of 500 Cr. rupees or more must include a self-generated dynamic QR code on B2C invoices. Even though this requirement was […]

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Posted September 11, 2020 by Selin Adler Ring
India: New release notes available for e-invoicing reform

Indian officials continue to provide updates to the e-invoicing reform that partially enters into force in less than a month’s time on 1 October. Most recently, new release notes have been published on the API Sandbox web page on 8 September 2020.  The changes introduced include for example: • E-Commerce Operators (ECO) have been enabled […]

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