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List of Things after GST Rate Cut

The GST Council in its 28th meeting on Saturday reduced rates on a number of goods. From refrigerator to sanitary napkins, over 100 items became cheaper. After this reduction, only 38 items left in 28 percent tax bracket.

Here is the list of items for which rate has been reduced

Reduced to ZERO

  1. Sanitary Napkins
  2. Stone/Marble/Wood Deities
  3. Rakhi (other than that of precious or semi-precious material)
  4. Coir pith compost
  5. Sal Leaves, siali leaves and their products and Sabai Rope
  6. PhoolBhari Jhadoo (Raw material for Jhadoo)
  7. Khali dona
  8. Circulation and commemorative coins, sold by Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd (SPMCIL) to Ministry of Finance.

Reduced to Five

  1. Ethanol for sale to oil marketing companies for blending with fuel (earlier 18 %)
  2. Solid biofuel pellets
  3. Chenille fabrics and other fabrics under heading 5801
  4. Handloom dari
  5. Phosphoric acid (fertilizer grade only)
  6. Knitted cap/topi having retail sale value not exceeding Rs 1000

Reduced to Twelve

  1. Fuel Cell Vehicle (compensation cess will also be exempted)
  2. Bamboo flooring
  3. Brass Kerosene Pressure Stove
  4. Hand Operated Rubber Roller
  5. Zip and Slide Fasteners

Reduced to Eighteen

  1. Washing machines
  2. Vacuum cleaners
  3. Domestic electrical appliances such as food grinders and mixers & food or vegetable juice extractor, shaver, hair clippers etc
  4. Televisions up to the size of 68 cm
  5. Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing equipment including water coolers, milk coolers, refrigerating equipment for leather industry, ice cream freezer etc.
  6. Storage water heaters and immersion heaters, hair dryers, hand dryers, electric smoothing irons etc
  7. Lithium-ion batteries
  8. Paints and varnishes (including enamels and lacquers)
  9. Glaziers’ putty, grafting putty, resin cements
  10. Special purpose motor vehicles. For instance, crane lorries, fire fighting vehicle, concrete mixer lorries, spraying lorries
  11. Works trucks (self-propelled, not fitted with lifting or handling equipment) of the type used in factories, warehouses, dock areas or airports for short transport of goods.
  12. Trailers and semi-trailers
  13. Miscellaneous articles such as scent sprays and similar toilet sprays, powder-puffs and pads for the application of cosmetics or toilet preparations


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