Over the years, e-invoicing has been adopted by governments across the world to standardise the way B2B invoices are reported for taxation purposes. The Government of India is set to join this list by 1 October 2020, by when e-invoicing will be mandated for all taxpayers with an aggregate turnover of INR 500 crores and above.

At Zoho, we’ve always been at the forefront in helping Indian businesses digitally transform their back-office operations while staying compliant. Our recent feat as winners of the AatmaNirbhar Bharat app contest stands testimony to this. In line with this,  Zoho is now geared up to welcome the new regime with a comprehensive e-invoicing system, right from day one.

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Why you should use Zoho for e-invoicing 

Here’s how Zoho helps you stay e-invoicing compliant:

Adapting to a new system might seem like a daunting task, but e-invoicing with Zoho is a straightforward process. Zoho lets you create mandated documents like invoices, credit notes, and debit notes according to the e-invoicing schema, so you do not miss out on any key details. At the click of a button, you can push these details to the Invoice Registration Portal (IRP).

To generate multiple e-invoices at one go, you can even bulk push them to the IRP. Once pushed successfully, an Invoice Registration Number (IRN) and a QR code will be generated and added to your invoice within seconds.

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Made an incorrect entry? Cancel your e-invoice in Zoho within 24 hours of generating the IRN, and it will be cancelled in the IRP automatically. Visit our help document to read more on how e-invoicing is effortless with Zoho.

  • Generate e-way bills along with e-invoices

For taxpayers who need to generate e-way bills, things just got a bit easier. Zoho automatically detects when you need an e-way bill for your invoice. You can push those details, along with your invoice, directly to the IRP from Zoho, cutting down the effort needed to generate an IRN and e-way bill separately.

As a buyer, you can check the Income Tax Credits (ITC) of the e-invoices you receive, right from Zoho. Since Zoho is a registered GST Suvidha Provider (GSP), you can connect to the GST portal and view your GST returns, including the GSTR-2A details, without logging in to the GST portal.

Which Zoho app should you choose?

Zoho offers e-invoicing in four apps. E-invoicing works the same in all of them, so you can choose whichever suits your business best.

  • Zoho for accounting: If you’re looking for an end-to-end e-invoicing and accounting solution, then the GST-compliant Zoho Books has you covered.
  • You have your own ERP: If you already have an ERP in place, you can connect the e-invoices generated in any of our other apps (Zoho Invoice, Zoho Inventory, and Zoho Subscriptions) to your ERP with the help of our REST APIs.

Want to see it work?

We’re excited to bring you a series of free webinars, where we break down e-invoicing in your own languages. Register now to get a deeper understanding of e-invoicing and see a live demo of how you can use Zoho to stay compliant.

Want to try them out for yourself? Write to us at [email protected] and we’ll provide early access for you! If you have any doubts or need clarifications on e-invoicing, you can always leave us a comment below.


Lavanyasree S


User Educator at Zoho. A professional writer and a habitual reader.

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