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Tax commercial, domestic gas equally under GST to promote auto LPG: Experts

Cutting taxes on commercial LPG key to prevent diversion of domestic fuel for commercial use

BS Reporter  |  New Delhi 

With the government ready to roll out the goods and services tax (GST) regime, the Indian Auto LPG Coalition (IAC) has demanded revisions in duties to bring domestic and commercial liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) under uniform tax rates to encourage usage of environment friendly auto LPG and prevent diversion of domestic fuel for commercial use. Auto LPG is a clean automotive fuel, which is much cheaper than petrol and diesel and very comparable to compressed natural gas (CNG), IAC said. Currently, the duties levied on commercial LPG are much higher than domestic LPG. In fact, there ...

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First Published: Tue, March 21 2017. 17:10 IST
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