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If the goods are supplied to SEZ within the State, whether E-way bill is required to be generated as the supply of goods to SEZ is considered to be inter-state supply under IGST Act?

QuestionsCategory: GSTIf the goods are supplied to SEZ within the State, whether E-way bill is required to be generated as the supply of goods to SEZ is considered to be inter-state supply under IGST Act?
AayushPareek Staff asked 4 months ago

If the goods are supplied to SEZ within the State, whether E-way bill is required to be generated as the supply of goods to SEZ is considered to be inter-state supply under IGST Act?

1 Answers
RyanJain Staff answered 4 months ago

Supply to SEZ is considered as inter-state supply under GST Law. However, generation of E-way bill is linked to movement of goods not supply of goods. Hence, when goods are supplied to SEZ located within the State, it could be said to be inter-state supply for levy of GST purpose, but there may not be need to generate E-way bill as it does not involve interstate movement of goods. However, once e-way bill is implemented for intra state supplies, there will be need to generate e-way bill for supplies to SEZ.