What Became Costlier After GST Roll-Out

Posted on: 2017-08-04 00:38:37

You know that GST Council has finalized 4 categories of tax rate under GST regime i.e. 5 percent, 12 percent, 18 percent and 28 percent. Apart from this tax rate for Gold, Silver, Precious Stone and Processed Diamond is 3 percent and uncut rough Diamond would be taxed on 0.25 percent. GST Council has already rolled out different tax slab rate for 1211 items / things relating to consuming products and services. There are also certain items that have been completely tax exempted from GST regime; it is a boon for common man to run their livelihood easily. Huge products and services are came under 12% - 18% tax rate and out of that luxury and sin goods are comes under 28% tax rate. Yes, it will create a positive growth and development of a nation like India.

But we are talking about the things or goods that were less taxed earlier as compared to today’s tax rate under GST for the same items / products. So which products and services are became costly after GST rollout?

Let’s have a look on certain products and services that have increased their tax rate. Below is a comprehensive list of goods and services which would be costlier after GST implementation.

SL. No.

Items-Things

Old Tax Rate (%)

GST Rate (%)

1

Agarbatti

0

5

2

Branded Paneer

0

5

3

Branded Cereals

0

5

4

Nuclear Fuel

0

5

5

Heavy Water and Other Nuclear Fuels

0

5

6

Compressed Air

0

5

7

Solar Water Heater

0

5

8

Renewable Energy Devices

0

5

9

Butter, Ghee, Cheese

6

12

10

Dry Fruits

6

12

11

Jam, Jellies

12

12

12

Frozen Meat

6

12

13

Steam

0

12

14

Children’s Drawing Books

0

12

15

Fly Ash Bricks

6

12

16

Preserve Vegetables

0

18

17

Cell phones

6

18

18

Telecom

15

18

19

Coca Butter, Oils Chocolates

26

28

20

Instant, Aroma Coffee

26

28

21

Coffee Concentrates, Custard Powder

26

28

22

Protein Concentrates, Sugar Syrups

26

28

23

Razors

26

28

24

Dental Floss

26

28

25

Toothpaste

26

28

26

Deodorants

26

28

27

Aftershave

26

28

28

Shaving Cream

26

28

29

Leather Bags

6

28

30

Yachts

18.5

28

31

Air Conditioners

26

28

32

Refrigerators

26

28

33

Storage Water Heaters

26

28

34

Dish Washing Machines

26

28

35

Photo Copier, FAX Machines

26

28

36

Wrist Watches

26

28

37

Furniture

26

28

38

Video Game Consoles

26

28

39

Exercise Equipment

26

28

40

Manicure, Pedicure Sets

26

28

41

Perfumes

26

28

42

Beauty or Makeup Preparations

26

28

43

Skincare Items Including Sunscreen

26

28

44

Shampoos, Hair Cream, Hair Dyes

26

28

45

Wigs, False Beards, Eyelashes

26

28

46

Stoves (Except Kerosene, LPG)

18.5

28

47

Electrical Hot Plates

18.5

28

48

Wall Paper

18.5

28

49

Paints and Varnishes

26

28

50

Putty, Wall Fillings

26

28

51

Plaster

26

28

52

Ceramic Tiles

26

28

53

Tempered Glass

26

28

54

Rubber Tyres

18.5

28

55

Plastics Products

18.5

28

56

Calcerous Stone

18.5

28

57

Artists’ Students’ or Signboard Colours

18.5

28

58

Pianos

26

28

59

Revolvers

26

28

60

Artificial Flowers

26

28

61

Five Star Restaurants

18

28

 

You can have also check out our another article based on which items/products and services could get cheaper after GST rollout.