Here is the list of items for which the GST rates have changed

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley after chairing the 22nd GST council meet of Friday announced a slew of reforms including change in GST rates of several items.

Published: 07th October 2017 12:41 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th October 2017 02:40 PM   |  A+A-

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By Online Desk

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley after chairing the 22nd GST council meet of Friday announced a slew of reforms including change in GST rates of several items.

The GST Council also raised the turnover threshold to Rs 1 crore for businesses to avail of the composition scheme that allows them to pay 1-5 per cent tax without going through tedious formalities.

Here is the list of items for which the GST rates have been changed.

Sl.No Name of Item

 

Existing GST rate

 

New GST rate

1 Walnuts, whether or not shelled  12% 5%
2 Dried Tamarind 12% 5%
3 Roasted Gram 12% 5%
4 Aquatic feed including shrimp feed and prawn feed, poultry feed & cattle feed, including grass, hay & straw, supplement & husk of pulses, concentrates & additives, wheat bran & de-oiled Cake NIL 5%
5 Idli/ dosa batter 18% 12%
6 Custard Powder 28% 18%
7 Cotton Seed oil cake 5% NIL
8 Dhoop batti, lobhan, dhoop, sambhrani 12% 5%
9 Rubber Bands 28%  12%
10 Medical grade sterile disposable gloves, Plastic raincoats 28% 18%
11

Rice rubber rolls for paddy dehusking machine

28% 18%
12 Grass, leaf or reed or fibre products, including mats, pouches, wallets 12% 5%
13 Paper mache articles 18% 5%
14 Duty Credit Scrips 12% 5% 
15

Idols of wood, stone [including marble] and metals [other than those made of precious metals] 

28% 12%
16

Tableware and Kitchenware of wood

18% 12%
17 Corduroy fabric 12% 5%
18 Saree fall  12% 5%
19 Khadi fabric, sold through Khadi and Village Industries Commission(KVIC) and KVIC certified institutions/ outlets  5%
 
NIL
20 Textile Caps  18% 12% 
21 Stone Inlay Work 28% 12%
22

Statues, statuettes, pedestals; high or low reliefs, crosses, figures of animals, bowls, vases, cups, cachou boxes, writing sets, ashtrays, paper weights, artificial fruit and foliage, etc.; other ornamental goods essentially of stone

28% 12%
23 Pots, jars and similar articles of a kind used for the conveyance and packing of goods of ceramic  28% 12%
24 Tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, of porcelain or China 18% 12%
25

Tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, other than of porcelain or china

18% 12%
26

Statues and other ornamental articles

28% 12%
27 Idols made of clay 28% NIL
28 Industrial, unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, including unsorted diamonds 3% 0.25%
29

Bells, gongs and the like, nonelectric, of base metal; statuettes and other ornaments, of base metal; photograph, picture or similar frames, of base metal; mirrors of base metal; metal bidriware

18% 12%
30

Nozzles for drip irrigation equipment or nozzles for sprinklers

18% 12%
31

Computer monitors between 17 to 20 inches

28% 18%
32 Charkha for hand spinning of yarns 18% NIL
33 Cotton quilts of sale value not exceeding Rs.100 per piece 18% 5%
34 Worked corals other than articles of coral
 
28% 5%
35 Brooms consisting of twigs or other vegetable materials bound together, with or without handles  5% NIL
36 Rosaries, prayer beads or Hawan samagri 18% 5%
37 Cotton quilts of sale value exceeding Rs.1000 per piece 18% 12%
38 Worked ivory, bone, tortoise shell, horn, antlers, mother of pearl, and other animal carving material and articles of these materials, articles of coral (including articles obtained by moulding) 28% 12%
39 Kitchen Gas Lighters 28% 18%
40 Muddhas made of Brooms or brushes, consisting of twigs or other vegetable materials, bound together, with or without handles  18% NIL

 



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