GST Council revised GST Rates of 23 Goods and Services

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on December 22, 2018 cut GST Rates for 23 normally utilized products and ventures. The diminished rates will become effective from January 1, 2019.

The GST rate on cinema tickets, costing up to Rs 100, was sliced to 12 percent from 18 percent, while tickets more than 100 rupees will pull in 18 percent assess against 28 percent. Screens and TV screens up to 32-inches and power banks will pull in 18 percent GST, as against 28 percent prior.

With this rate defense, just 28 merchandise are left in the most noteworthy 28 percent impose section.

The rate justification was a piece of the administration’s endeavor to streamline GST and make it more inviting.

GST rate decrease from 28 percent to 18 percent

  • Pulleys, transmission shafts and wrenches, outfit boxes, falling under HS Code 8483
  • Monitors and TVs of up to screen size of 32 inches
  • Used pneumatic feels burnt out on elastic
  • Power banks of lithium particle batteries.
  • Digital cameras and camcorder recorders
  • Video amusement reassures and different diversions and sports requirements falling under HS code 9504

Exemptions from GST

The GST Council likewise exempted couple of products and enterprises from impose of GST. These administrations are:

  • Supply of gold by Nominated Agencies to exporters of gold Jewelry
  • Proceeds gotten by Government from closeout of endowments gotten by President, Prime Minister, Governor or Chief Minister and local officials
  • Exemption from Compensation cess on vehicles imported for impermanent purposes under the Customs Convention on the Temporary importation of Private Road Vehicles

GST on Solar Power Plant and other sustainable power source plants

The GST chamber recommended a GST rate of 5 percent on sustainable power source gadgets and parts for their produce, for example, bio gas plant, sunlight based power based gadgets, sun based power creating framework, and so forth.



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