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GST Rates 2017

What is GST ?

Goods and Services Tax.

Goods & Services Tax is a comprehensive, multi-stage, destination-based tax that will be levied on every value addition.

Products with Updated Tax Rates  - 1st July, 2017

No Tax Products : Children's' picture, drawing or coloring books, Human hair, fish chicken, eggs, milk, butter milk, curd, Jute, fresh meat,  natural honey, fresh fruits and vegetables, flour, besan, bread, bindi. Sindoor, stamps, prasad, salt, printed books, newspapers, bangles, hand loom, Bones and horn cores, bone grist, bone meal, hoof meal, horn meal, Cereal grains hulled, Palmyra jaggery, Salt, Kajal, judicial papers

No Tax Services : Hotels and lodges with tariff below Rs 1,000, Grandfathering service has been exempted under GST. Rough precious and semi-precious stones will attract GST rate of 0.25 per cent.

5% Products : Apparel below Rs 1000, packaged food items, footwear below Rs 500, cream, skimmed milk powder, branded paneer, frozen vegetables, coffee, tea, spices, pizza bread, rusk, sabudana, kerosene, coal, medicines, stent, lifeboats, Cashew nut, Cashew nut in shell, Raisin, Ice and snow, Bio gas, Insulin, Agarbatti, Kites, Postage or revenue stamps, stamp-post marks, first-day covers, fish fillet

5% Tax Services : Transport services (Railways, air transport), small restaurants will be under the 5% category because their main input is petroleum, which is outside GST ambit.

12% Tax Products : Cellphones, Ketchup & Sauces, All diagnostic kits and reagents, Exercise books and note books, Spoons, forks, ladles, skimmers, cake servers, fish knives, tongs, Spectacles, corrective, Playing cards, chess board, carom board and other board games, dry fruits in packaged form, animal fat, sausage, fruit juices, Bhutia, namkeen, Ayurvedic medicines, tooth powder, agarbatti, coloring books, picture books, umbrella, sewing machine, Apparel above Rs 1000, frozen meat products , butter, cheese, ghee

12% Tax Services :  Business class air ticket, fertilizers, Work Contracts will fall under 12 per cent GST tax slab, State-run lotteries, Non-AC hotels

18% Tax Products : cornflakes, pastries and cakes, preserved vegetables, jams, sauces, soups, ice cream, instant food mixes, mineral water, tissues, envelopes, tampons, note books, steel products, printed circuits, camera, speakers and monitors, Kajal pencil sticks, Headgear and parts thereof, Aluminum foil, Weighing Machinery, footwear costing more than Rs 500, Trademarks, goodwill, software, Bidi Patta, Biscuits, flavored refined sugar, pasta

18% Tax Services : Room tariffs between Rs 2,500 and Rs 7,500, Restaurants inside five-star hotels, AC hotels that serve liquor, telecom services, IT services, branded garments, financial services

28% Tax Products :  Molasses, chocolate not containing cocoa, waffles and wafers coated with chocolate, pan masala, aerated water, paint, deodorants, shaving creams, after shave, hair shampoo, dye, sunscreen, wallpaper, ceramic tiles, water heater, dishwasher, weighing machine, washing machine, ATM, vending machines, vacuum cleaner, shavers, hair clippers, automobiles, motorcycles, private aircraft, Bidis, chewing gum

28% Tax Services : Hotels with room tariffs above Rs 7,500, 5-star hotels, race club betting, cinema, Private-run lotteries authorized by the states