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%