Check Out The Revised GST Details

Check Out The Revised GST Details

GST is a single indirect tax imposed by the central government. The GST took place on July 1, 2017, and the state is promised compensation for revenue losses resulting from the implementation of the GST by June 2022. At its 47th meeting in Chandigarh, the GST Council decided to bring more items into its range that could touch the pockets of the general public.

 The GST Council has decided to impose GST on packaged foods. Unpacked items, including grains, are also taxed at the same rate at the time of packing. The decision was made at the 47th meeting of the GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, with four GoMs issuing recommendations.

Treasury Minister Tarn Bajaj said at a press conference that the GST Council’s decision on amendments to exceptions and reversals would come into effect on July 18, this year. Sisaraman told reporters before Bajaj stated that the GST Council accepted GoM’s recommendations on tax exemption and remedy of the reversal.

The items that will be higher after the revision of the  GST tax rates are as follows:

 Packaged Foods: The GST Panel has accepted the recommendation to bring packaged foods into the GST area. “In the past, certain foods, grains, etc. were exempt from GST if they were not branded or if their branding rights were waived. Revised the scope of tax exemption, pre-packed and pre-labelled, pre-packed and pre-labelled within the meaning of the Legal Measurement Act, such as pre-labelled cottage cheese, rush, buttermilk, etc.

It was recommended to exempt the retail package. In a press release issuing a chequebook for the GST Council Bank, he said: An 18% GST will be levied on the fees charged by the bank to issue a check (loose or book form). The GST Council has decided on hotel rooms: The GST Council has also decided to introduce hotel rooms, in contrast to the current tax exemption category, 1,000 rupees per day under a 12% GST plate.

 Less than hospital beds: Room rentals over 5000 rupees per patient per day (excluding ICU)  charged by the hospital are charged at 5% for rooms without ITC.

 LED lights and lamps: LED lights Lamps and LED bulbs are expected to rise as the price en, the GST Council recommends a revision of the reverse tax structure from 12% to 18%.


 Knives: Blade knives, paper knives, pencil sharpeners and blades, spoons, forks, radle, skimmers, cake slices, etc. were placed under the 18% GST panel from the 12% GST panel.

Pumps and Machinery: GST power pumps designed primarily for treating water, such as centrifugal pumps, deep well turbine pumps, submersible pumps and bicycle pumps,  increased from 12% to 18%. A machine for cleaning, sorting, or sorting seeds, and legumes.

Machinery used in the flour milling industry and grain processing, Pawan Chakki, air-based Atta Chakki, and wet milling also attract a GST rate of 18% compared to the previous 12%. The reduction rate of electronic waste, crude oil and CBM has also increased. The exemption for passenger transport by air between the northeastern states and Bagdogra is limited to economy class. 

About e-way billing for domestic transportation of gold, gold jewellery and jewellery to control tax evasion, the Board recommends allowing states to determine the threshold at which electronic billing should be required once it is exceeded. Did. The GST rate for solar water heaters and systems has increased from 5% to 12%. The GST rate for employed workers involved in the manufacture of leather goods and shoes has been raised from 5% to 12%.

The following items will be cheaper after the GST tax rate revision:

 Cable Car Vehicles: The GST Council has reduced the  GST rate for the transportation of goods and people by cable car from 18% to 5% through a tax credit service.

 Freight car employment: The GST Council has also reduced GST from 18% to 12% for freight car employment from operators considering fuel costs. Orthopaedic devices: Sprints and other fracture devices. Artificial body parts; are other assistive devices worn, worn or embedded in the body to compensate for deficiencies or disabilities. Intraocular lenses will now receive a GST rate of 5% compared to the previous 12%.

Defence Items: IGST for certain Defense Items imported by a private company/vendor when the end-user is a Defense Force is exempt from GST. 

Tax exemptions for training or coaching of leisure activities related to arts, culture or sports are limited to such services if provided by an individual. The exemption for the following services will be withdrawn-transportation of railroad equipment and materials by rail or ship, storage or storage of taxable goods (nuts, spices, copra, jaggery, cotton, etc.), steaming in agricultural warehouses, and service RBI. , IRDA, SEBI and  FSSAI, GSTN, Business Rental (Registrant) and Umbilical Blood Bank Stem Cell Storage Service.

Hiring trucks that carry goods that include fuel costs are currently charged at a lower rate of 12 per cent compared to 18 per cent.

Before the GST

GST on loans and prepayments and service taxes were levied on loan allocations. The service tax rate was 15% but was raised to 18% at GST. According to many, a high GST tax rate increases the effective tax rate by 3% over the service tax rate. Others say that increasing the GST rate increases EMI. However, it also reveals the question of all people that GST will not be charged when the repayment of a loan or payment of interest on a loan. The

 GST is levied on processing fees and all other fees, not on principal and interest payments. Included fees include, but are not limited to, loan processing, mortgage prepaid fees, and more. The impact of GST on a loan tends to be negligible, as the majority of loan repayments consist of principal and interest payments. To better understand the impact of GST, check out the impact of GST  on the credits below.


 The major loans and their respective GST tax rates are:

  • Personal loan – 18%
  • Mortgage – 18%
  • Car loan – 18%

 Car GST 

 Since the introduction of automotive GST, the GST tax rate for all vehicles for personal use has been fixed at 28%, regardless of whether the vehicle is gasoline or diesel. Additionally, automobiles are subject to a constituent tax exceeding the advertised GST tax rate. As a result, the tax rate applicable to vehicles based on GST is estimated to be 29% to 50%. However,  vehicles equipped with cleaner technologies such as fuel cells (such as hydrogen fuel cells) and electric vehicles will receive a lower tax rate with subsidies. Find out more about car GST.

GST on Indian Gold

 Items made of gold  (jewellery) are brought into the GST system, so the applicable tax rate is 3%. However,  5% GST will also be charged as a jewellery manufacturing fee if the manufacturing work is outsourced by the employed worker. Jewellers must claim these manufacturing fees as a temporary tax credit (ITC). This will charge a 3% GST tax on the final invoice paid by the buyer. Please find out more about GST about gold and its impact on the gold industry. Property


In real estate, GST is only charged when you buy real estate under development. After the inclusion of real estate in the GST system, the tax rate applicable to commercial and housing transactions was 12% until March 31, 2019. However, the next day, April 1, the GST tax rate for homes was changed to 5% for affordable homes and a 1% tax was levied on affordable homes.

On the other hand, occupancy properties are not subject to GST. In addition, various building materials used to build GST-qualified homes/apartments are taxed from 5% (sand, crushed marble, etc.) to 28% (cement, etc.). Find out more about the impact of GST  on Indian real estate.

 Increased production, increased competition

 The implementation of GST  in Japan has reduced the prices of goods and services. This means that end consumers will reduce their tax burden on goods and services. The GST system has been shown to increase production and increase the scale of intensifying competition.

 Simple tax system

The introduction of the unified tax system GST has greatly simplified the calculation of tax amounts. It also eliminated existing multiple taxes, saving time and money.

 Unified tax system


Before, multiple taxes applied at almost every stage of tax payments confused taxpayers. However, GST has established a unified tax system for easy tax collection in the country.

 Increased exports

 Production costs have fallen since the day GST was introduced into the Indian economy. As a result, competition in the international market is intensifying, which has a direct positive impact on exports.

Protest the GST tax rate.

 With the introduction of GST, various traders, textile retailers and private security companies have protested the GST tax rate. Cloth traders protested the 5% sales tax on textiles under this new tax system, while iron, wire dyeing and steel traders opposed high GST rates. Steelmakers urged to prove high GST  rates and carried out paperwork that caused a 40% collapse of trade.

Private security company owners and employees also silently protested the security company’s 18% GST rate. This is because higher GST rates deprived much of wages and allowances.

 GST tax rate for services

 The government has suggested that GST for services will be subject to a four-step tax system similar to commodities. GST rates of 5%, 12%, 18% and 28% for goods have impacted consumers on some of the strengths and weaknesses of the service. However, services such as healthcare and education services are exempt from GST. The passing GST tax rates of the GST Council consist of 0, 5%, 12%, 18%, and 28% tax rates for various services. Some of them are listed below in various categories.

 Zero GST

A paid service provided by a basic savings bank deposit (BSBD) account opened at PMJDY (Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana  )

edited and proofread by nikita sharma

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