Last updated on May 15th, 2021 at 09:18 pm
UDIN will be mandatory for GST & Tax Audit Reports from 1st April 19
UDIN ( Unique Document Identification Number) was made mandatory after the decision was taken in 379th Council Meeting held on 17th & 18th December 2018.
Click here to know more about UDIN, why and how to register or generate UDIN.
ICAI planned the implementation of UDIN generation in a phased manner – in 3 phases.
1st Phase w.e.f. 1st February 2019
It is mandatory for a Chartered Accountant to generate a UDIN for all the certificates issued on and after 1st February 2019. Click here to see the illustrative list of certificates for which UDIN was mandatory in this phase.
2nd Phase w.e.f. 1st April 2019
ICAI today announced that it will be mandatory for a Chartered Accountant to generate a UDIN for GST Audit Reports & Tax Audit Reports on and after 1st April 2019.
ICAI has clarified that this would also be applicable for Bank Audits too. Hence, Chartered Accountants are requested to adhere to the same while conducting Bank Audits too.
3rd Phase w.e.f. 1st July 2019
It will be mandatory for a Chartered Accountant to generate a UDIN for all other attesting functions carried out by a CA other than mentioned in Phase 1 & Phase 2.
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