This (Rate) part of any tax liability is most searched and asked over the period of time so that people can plan accordingly. So friends, today we are going to know about rate(s) of GST in India.
When GST Council announced rates after the 14th meeting held at Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir on May 18, 2017, a curiosity massively hit across industry and trade associations. Every single person or an entity etc. was evaluating its impact on them.
There are 98 Chapters explaining products/services.
But in this post, we will not discuss the overall impact. We will just touch the rate(s) part only.
We have the following rates under GST regime:
• 0% or NIL
Let’s see what items or products and services are under these rates
Under 0% or Nil:
• Unpacked Foodgrains
• Unpacked Panner
• Health Services
• Educational Services
• Unbranded Atta
• Unbranded Maida
• Phool Jhadoo
• Milk Food for babies
• Skimmed Milk Powder
• Footwear (<500)
• Apparels (<1000)
• Packed Paneer
• Domestic LPG
• Cashew Nuts
• Life-Saving Drugs
• Coir Mats, Matting & Floor Covering
• Fruit Juice
• Processed Food
• Packed Coconut Water
• Ice Cream
• Corn Flakes
• Hair Oil
• Industrial Intermediaries
• Aluminium Foils
Note: Professional Services are also under 18% (CA/CS etc.)
• Waffles and wafers coated with chocolate or containing chocolates
• Beauty Products
• Air Conditioners
• Washing Machines
• Pan Masala
• Other non-alcoholic beverages
• Paints and Varnishes (removers as well)
• Cigarettes and aerated drinks (+15% Cess extra)
• Small Cars (with 1% or 3% Cess extra)
• High-end Motor Bikes (+15% Cess extra)
• Luxury Cars Like BMW, AUDI (+15% Cess Extra)
Plus, it was announced that:
• for restaurants serving alcohol, the tax bracket will be 18%
• services on Non-AC restaurants will be 12%
GST rates for Composite Scheme:
Above mentioned products/services are just excerpts from the approved GST rates. There are many items, products, and services lying under different rates of GST. Soon I will provide the complete downloadable book for your ready reference.
Disclaimer: All rates & codes are best to our latest information. However, there may be variations due to Government’s latest updates. We are not responsible for any wrong information.
In the upcoming posts you will know about:
• Supply Chain and GST
• GST – International Scenario (as we have global readers)
• GST Model & Registration
• The special one “GST – E-Commerce and Digital Business
I will try to present it into pieces so that a normal person can absorb the information easily. I know this taxation part is so boring but very essential part of a business.
Please comment below regarding your doubts and questions about GST. Also, let me know what do you want to learn or expect from me?
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Thanks for your valuable time, talk to you more about GST in next post.
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