How many copies of GST Tax Invoice to be issued?



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How many copies of GST Tax Invoice is required to be prepared as per GST authorities in India?


Invoice for any sale transaction is a prime document for sales. Invoice is required at various levels in a business routine. So a seller prepares Invoice as per his requirements at different various stages.


How many copies of GST Tax Invoice to be issuedLet us discuss here the requirements of GST invoice at two different stages of sales under GST regime:


GST Invoice, if supply is goods.

GST Invoice, if supply is services


In case of supply of goods, GST Tax Invoice is prepared in triplicate. These three copies of GST Invoice can be utilized as per the following manner:


According to GST Law, GST invoice can be prepared in 3 copies if supply is goods and used as:

(a) the original copy being marked as ORIGINAL FOR RECIPIENT;

(b) the duplicate copy being marked as DUPLICATE FOR TRANSPORTER; and

(c) the triplicate copy being marked as TRIPLICATE FOR SUPPLIER.

Provided that the duplicate copy is not required to be carried by the transporter if the supplier has obtained an Invoice Reference Number under sub-rule (4).

As per GST Law in India, the invoice shall be prepared in duplicate, in case of supply of services, in the following manner: -

(a) the original copy being marked as ORIGINAL FOR RECEIPIENT; and

(b) the duplicate copy being marked as DUPLICATE FOR SUPPLIER.


The above post details about the number of copies of GST Tax Invoice to be issued.

 


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