Best e-Invoicing Software for Businesses in India

best e-invoicing software - TallyPrime
|Updated on: August 16, 2023

Seamless e-invoice software

TallyPrime's reliable and comprehensive e-invoice software solution takes care of all aspects of e-invoicing, from instant generation to tracking and management.

ISO logo Tally is an ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified GSP (GST Suvidha Provider), ensuring that TallyPrime directly integrates with IRP portal to seamlessly generate e-invoices.

Instantly create e-invoices: As a comprehensive software, TallyPrime makes generating e-invoices a seamless process that can be done with just a single click.

Super-fast IRN integration: Automatically print IRN (invoice reference number) and QR code with TallyPrime.

Direct IRP integration: Tally is a certified GST Suvidha Provider, which means your invoices can be directly uploaded to the IRP portal to generate e-invoices seamlessly.  

Single or bulk e-invoices:  Generating invoices is crucial for any business to remain GST compliant. With TallyPrime, you have the option to create a single e-invoice during voucher entry for a transaction or generate multiple invoices in bulk with just a single click.

e-Invoice reports: Having an overview of the invoices that your business generates is critical. With TallyPrime, you can access e-invoice reports that offer a bird's-eye view of all your e-invoicing tasks.

Supports offline export: TallyPrime is a comprehensive software that enables you to carry out e-invoicing even in offline mode, such as during temporary internet disconnection or similar instances. In such situations, you can export the details in JSON format and upload them to the IRP at your convenience.

e-Way bill: Generate e-way bills alongside generating e-invoices for those invoices that require e-way bills. This way, your efforts and time will be saved.  

Cancel IRN: In some situations, the invoices for which IRN is already generated require to be cancelled. With TallyPrime, you can cancel such invoices and send the details to IRP for cancellation directly from the software. 

Useful alerts: TallyPrime includes an alert mechanism to prevent accidental modification and redundancy, giving you complete control over your e-invoicing process.

GST return filing: With TallyPrime's prevention and detection mechanism, you can be assured that your GST returns are accurate. 

Digital signed tax invoices: Be it tax invoices, bill of supply, or generating e-way bills, you can do it all seamlessly with TallyPrime.    

Online access to reports: Get access to a wide range of insightful business reports and access them from a mobile or any device, from anywhere.

How to start e-invoicing with TallyPrime in just 3 easy steps

  1. Enable e-Invoicing in TallyPrime 
  2. Record the invoice as usual and select ‘Yes’ to generate e-invoice automatically. 
  3. Print the invoice with IRN and QR code details 

E-invoice software reports in TallyPrime

  • Correction/missing/invalid information summary  
  • Summary of e-invoice generated and pending  
  • e-invoice rejection report
  • e-invoice register 

GST reports in TallyPrime

  • GSTR-3B 
  • GSTR-1 
  • GST-CMP-08
  • Annual computation
  • Input tax credit summary

Benefits of e-invoicing software solution

  1. Interoperability of the data across different GST systems (IRP, e-way bill, GSTIN)
  2. Reduces reporting of same invoice details multiple times
  3. Auto-population of e-invoice details in GST returns and e-way bill
  4. Real-Time tracking of invoices
  5. Confirmed ITC eligibility
  6. Substantial reduction in input credit verification
  7. Prevents errors and frauds
  8. Saves Time and efforts to file returns

Generating e-invoices: A step-by-step guide using e-invoice software

Working of E-invoicing System

  • Supplier generates the e-invoice JSON in the prescribed format, either using e-invoicing software or using any other modes. 
  • The JSON is uploaded to IRP (Invoice Register Portal) by the supplier 
  • IRP validates the JSON uploaded and generates IRN and QR code 
  • The digitally signed e-invoice JSON along with QR code will be sent to the supplier 
  • The supplier will print QR code embedded with IRN on the invoice. 
  • e-Invoice details will be sent to the e-way bill system (pre-fill e-way bill) and the GST System (GSTR-1 and GSTR-2A) 
  • Buyer will get real-time visibility in GSTR-2A for confirming the ITC. Read more on how the e-invoice system works.

Effortlessly generate e-invoices in TallyPrime with just one click

Tally being a recognized and ISO certified GSP (GST Suvidha Provider), TallyPrime directly integrates with IRP portal to seamlessly generate e-invoices. 

With a one-time setup, you can start generating and printing e-invoices within seconds. All you need to do is enable, record and print. TallyPrime’s connected solution will take of the rest. 

  • You can either generate e-invoice during voucher entry for a transaction or you could do this in bulk for multiple invoices together in a single click
  • Once they are authenticated by the IRP, TallyPrime will receive the IRN directly from the IRP and convert it into a QR code along with other invoice info and update your invoices accordingly 
  • You can then simply print the QR code on your invoice. IRN can also be printed optionally. Read more on TallyPrime’s e-invoice solution 

Key factors when choosing an e-invoicing software solution

  • Generate e-invoice instantly without the need for manual intervention 
  • Capability to generate bulk e-invoices seamlessly 
  • Generate e-way bill along with e-invoice as applicable 
  • Seamless cancellation of e-invoice if required 
  • Flexibility to use offline mode to generate e-invoices to deal with possible network issues 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are e-invoices under GST?

E-invoicing became mandatory for businesses with an annual turnover of 500 crores from 1st October 2020. From 1st January 2021, it was extended to businesses with a turnover of 100 crores, followed by 50 crores. Currently, e-invoicing is applicable for businesses with a turnover above 10 crores. As per the recent update, e-invoicing will be applicable for business with a turnover above 5 crores from 1st August 2023. For more information, please refer to this post on e-invoice applicability.

When will e-invoicing get implemented?

The first, e-invoice was applicable from 1st October 2020 for businesses with a turnover of 500 crores. From, 1st January,2021 e-invoicing is applicable for businesses with an annual turnover of 100 crores, followed by 50 crores. Currently, it is applicable for businesses with turnover above 10 crores. As per the recent update, from 1st August 2023, e-invoicing will be essential for all the registered persons whose aggregate turnover (based on PAN) in any prior fiscal year from 2017-18 onwards exceeds the 5 crores. 

Who are eligible for e-invoicing?

Electronic invoicing applies to all the businesses that are registered under GST and issue B2B invoices in a phased manner as notified by the Government.

Is e-invoicing mandatory?

Yes, it is mandatory for all businesses that fall under the ambit of e-invoicing and need to issue an e-invoice for all B2B supplies.  

Why e-invoice is required?

To standardize the format in which electronic data of an invoice can be shared with various systems in GST ecosystem ensuring the interoperability of the data.

What is the IRP in e-Invoice?

IRP is a designated portal designed to accept, validate and authenticate the invoice.

What is an IRN (Invoice Reference Number)?

IRN known as “Invoice Reference Number” is a unique invoice number generated by the Invoice Register Portal (IRP) on uploading the invoices electronically.

Can IRN be generated in bulk?

Yes, you can upload the bulk invoices and generate IRN for each invoice that is uploaded. TallyPrime seamlessly supports IRN generation for bulk invoices.

What are the types of documents reported under IRP?

The following documents are covered under the concept of e-invoice:

  • Invoice by Supplier
  • Credit Note by Supplier
  • Debit Note by Supplier
  • Any other document as required by law to be reported by the creator of the document

How does e-invoicing benefit businesses?

Thanks to the complete interoperability of e-invoice data with the GST system, businesses can enjoy a range of benefits. For instance, the system pre-populates invoice details in GST returns and e-way bills, which helps to reduce reconciliation challenges. Additionally, it provides real-time visibility of invoices, allowing businesses to confirm their eligibility for Input Tax Credit (ITC) and eliminate the possibility of fake invoices.

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