To helping check GST evasion, the e-way bill has been integrated with Fastag and RFID, claim sources. They mention that the move will provide real-time data of commercial vehicle movement on highways. They also inform that additional features have been added to the e-way bill mobile application of tax officers, which will provide them real-time tracking details of e-way bill and vehicle to nab tax evaders. Under GST, e-way bills have been made mandatory for inter-state transportation of goods valued over Rs.50,000 since April 2018. Before a GST inspector, businesses and transporters have to produce e-way bill when asked for. Stating that an average of 25 lakh goods vehicles move per day in the country and past over 800 road toll points, sources explain that the integration of e-way bill and RFID will enable tax officers to step up their vigilance and curb revenue leakage through real-time identification of cases of recycling of e-way bills or their non generation. Some 180 crore e-way bills are known to have been generated in three years till the end of the last financial year.

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