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GST Update: Release notes for modified API version for e-invoicing

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As you are aware, the GST Council had decided to implement the new e-invoicing requirement from October 1, 2020 onwards for companies having turnover more than INR 500 crores. In this regard, Goods & Services Tax Network (GSTN) has issues release notes on September 8, 2020. Summary of the release notes is provided below:

  1. Help section of e Invoice portal has been updated with new documents.
  2. The following Improvements have been done in validations in IRN Generation API.

Some of these changes are in line with industry ask which were highlighted by NASSCOM during the webinar organised on August 21, 2020. We also organised a meeting on e-invoicing for e-commerce operators on September 3, 2020 wherein team from GSTN & NIC and Shri Yogendra Garg, Principal Commissioner, GST Policy were present. The session was useful and we were able to receive valuable insights on how e-commerce operators need to proceed with e-invoicing for sellers. Key takeaways of the meeting can be accessed from here.

The release notes can be accessed on GSTN’s API developer’s portal (

We welcome the changes notified by GSTN, These will help in providing much needed clarity to the industry for effective implementation of e-invoicing.

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