What are the details required in a Tax Invoice under GST?

Author
By Sakshi Shah on February 18, 2019

Tax Invoice is the document issued by a seller to a buyer on the sale of goods or services. The supplier is free to design the format of the Invoice. However, it must contain all the mandatory details prescribed by the GST Invoice Rules.

What is a Tax Invoice under GST?

As per the GST Invoice Rules, a Tax Invoice must have the following details:

  1. Seller’s details
    • Legal name of the business
    • Registered address of the business
    • GSTIN of the state from which goods or services are supplied
  2. Buyer’s details
    • Legal name of the business
    • Registered address of the business
    • GSTIN of the state to which goods or services are delivered
    • Delivery address if is different from the registered address
  3. Invoice details
    • Invoice Number – A serial number, containing alphabets or numerals or special characters like hyphen or dash (-) and slash (/) unique for a financial year
    • Date of Invoice
    • Place of Supply – Name of the state as per the place of supply rules. It is generally the state of the buyer. [List of State Codes under GST]
  4. Item details
  5. Tax details
    • Rate of Tax (Central tax, State tax, Integrated tax, union territory tax or cess)
    • Amount of tax charged in respect of taxable goods or services i.e. CGST, SGST, IGST, UTGST, Cess
    • Whether the tax is payable on a reverse charge basis
  6. Total value of supply of goods or services or both
  7. Signature or Digital Signature of the supplier or his authorized representative
Find GST Rate for Goods and Services
Search Rate or HSN by description of good or service

Sample Tax Invoice

Free Invoice Generator
Prepare, print and share GST compliant tax invoice in pdf format