New GST rates: Many things and services will become expensive from today, know by clicking!


After the implementation of the GST Council's rate hike decision, customers will have to pay more for household items, hotel rooms, and banking services, among others from today.


From today, consumers will have to pay 5 percent GST on pre-labeled food items like flour, curd, and paneer, apart from hospital rooms renting more than Rs 5,000. In addition, hotel rooms, maps, and charts with a tariff of up to Rs 1,000 per day will attract 12 percent GST.

Last month, the GST Council, headed by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, cut the exemption list and imposed a tax on several goods and services. The council had also removed duty inversion for goods where tax on inputs was higher than taxes on output.

Here is the full list of household goods and services that are set to become more expensive from July 18:

Curd, Lassi, Buttermilk - 5% GST

Jaggery (all types) – 5% GST

Khandsari sugar - 5% GST

Natural Honey - 5% GST

Rice, Wheat, Rye, Barley, Oats - 5% GST

Rice Flour - 5% GST

Tender Coconut Water - 5% GST

Wheat and Meslin Flour - 5% GST

Puffed Rice (Muri), Flattened or Beaten Rice, (Chira), Dry Rice (Khoi), Rice Coated with Sugar (Murki) - 5% GST

Other goods and services will be expensive

Printer ink - 18% GST

Cutting blades, paper knives, pencil sharpeners, and knives with blades, spoons, forks, ladles, skimmers, and cake servers - 18% GST

Electrically powered pumps like centrifugal, deep tube well turbines and submersible pumps, cycle pumps - 18% GST

Seeds, machines for cleaning, sorting, and grading grain pulses; machinery used in the milling industry; Windmill - 18% GST

Milking and dairy machinery, machines for cleaning and sorting eggs - 18% GST

LED lamps, lights, and fixtures, their metal printed circuit boards - 18% GST

Drawing and marking-out instruments - 18% GST

Solar Water Heater - 12% GST

Finished / Finished Leather / Chamois Leather / Combination Leather - 12% GST

Bank Check - 18% GST

Maps, Atlases, Wall Maps, Topographical Plans & Printed Globes - 12% GST

Price of hotel accommodation up to Rs.1,000 per day - 12% GST

Hospital room rent (excluding ICU) will be charged by a hospital for an amount exceeding Rs.5,000 per day per patient for an amount of 5 percent for rooms without ITC.


Works Contract for Roads, Bridges, Railway, Metro, Effluent Treatment Plant, Cremation, etc - 18% GST

18% GST on works contracts supplied to Central, State Governments, and local authorities and its sub-contractors for historical monuments, canals, dams, pipelines, plants for water supply, educational institutions, hospitals, etc.

Works contracts supplied for earthworks and sub-contracts thereof to Central and State Governments, Union Territories, and local authorities 12%