GST Council Meet: Here is what got cheaper and other major announcements

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New Delhi: It was the 28th GST Council meeting that was led by the Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal. The gathering hung on Saturday where the interim finance minister cut assessment rates on 88 things, including footwear, clothes washer, cooler and little screen TV, likewise the board has now put sterile napkins under the exempted class.

The revised duty rates will come into effect from July 27. The rate diminishments are assessed to cost government exchequer almost Rs 7,000 crore. Meanwhile, interim finance minister Piyush Goyal likewise told that few choices were taken at the gathering remembering the enthusiasm of the country and in addition the working class and little representatives.

There are different things which are presently getting less expensive and exempted:

• Sanitary cushions Rakhis, without valuable material like gold, silver and so on

• Marbles, stone or wood gods Raw material utilized as a part of sweepers

• Fortified drain

• Saal takes off

• Coir substance compost

• Circulation and dedicatory coins

From 12 percent to 5 percent:

• Handloom dari

• Fertiliser review phosphoric corrosive

From 28 percent to 18 percent:

• Washing machine

• Refrigerators, Freezers

• TVs up to 68cm

• Video amusements

• Vacuum cleaners

• Mixer processors

• Shavers and Hairdryers

• Watercooler

• Storage water radiators

• Lithium-particle batteries

• Electric press

• Paint


A few changes regarding GST:

• GST on ethanol sold to oil organizations for mixing with oil and diesel decreased to 5 percent from 18 percent prior.

• GST on imported urea decreased to 5 percent.

• GST on E-books decreased to 5 percent from 18 percent.

It is being declared that the new expense rates would be relevant from July 27, Piyush Goyal( INTERIM FINANCE MINISTER ) said that merchants with turnover up to Rs 5 crore will deposit the tax monthly basis but has to file returns just once a quarter.

He included that switch charge instrument had been slowed down till September 30, 2019, where, Reverse charge is a mechanism where the recipient of the goods and/or services is liable to pay GST instead of the supplier.

The minister categorized return forms into simple formats. “It will be distinctive for different merchants and for B2B or B2C merchants. It is separated into two structures – Sugaam and Sahaj,” he said.

A deduction for Tax Payer and brokers in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Himalaya, and Sikkim has been expanded from Rs 10 lakh to 20 lakh.



In a relief for transporters, the minister said: “simplification is our priority”. “Soon, we will connect RFID labels with Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) for transporters. This will diminish their issues.”


Piyush Goyal likewise said that other than income accumulation, the GST committee would center around work creation and development, ” The board has cleared 46 changes which will be passed in Parliament”, he included his announcement.




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