GST Council may raise e-way bill floor from Rs 50,000 to prevent harassment

NEW DELHI: The Rs 50,000 threshold for e-way bills under the goods and services tax (GST) regime may be raised in order to reduce the scope for harassment and return of the so-called inspector raj.

The GST Council may also simplify procedures to improve ease of doing business, said officials aware of the matter. “There is a thinking that it should be raised,” said one official. A proposal to this effect could be taken up when the council, the apex decision-making body for GST, meĀ ..