The Central Board of Indirect Taxes has waived the recording of UIN on the invoices, for the months of April 2020 to March 2021. Read the official announcement below:
F. No. CBEC- 349/48/2017-GST (Part I)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs
GST Policy Wing
New Delhi, dated the 15th December,2020
The Principal Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners/ Principal Commissioners/
Commissioners of Central Tax (All)/ The Principal Director General/ Director General (All)/ Pr.Chief Controller of Accounts (CBIC)
Subject: Waiver from recording of UIN on the invoices for the months of April 2020 to March 2021-regarding
Vide Circular No.63/37/2018-GST dated 14th September, 2018 & corrigendum to the said circular dated 6th September 2019, waiver from recording of UIN on the invoices issued by retailers/other suppliers were given to UIN entities till March,2020.
2. It has been bought to the notice of the Board that the issue of non-recording of UINs has continued even after 31st March,2020. Therefore, it has been decided to give waiver from recording of UIN on the invoices issued by the retailers/suppliers, pertaining to the refund claims from April 2020 to March 2021, subject to the condition that the copies of such invoices are attested by the authorized representative of the UIN entity and the same is submitted to the jurisdictional officer.
3. It is requested that suitable trade notices may be issued to publicize the contents of this Circular.
4. Difficulty, if any, in implementation of this Circular may please be brought to the notice of the Board. Hindi version would follow.