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Cars may not become too costly after all; GST Council could reconsider levy

Tax incidence on hybrid vehicles will go up to 43% from current level of effective tax rate of 30.3%

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The GST Council may reconsider the proposed 43 per cent tax on hybrid cars at its meeting next week after the auto industry voiced disappointment over the steep rate hike. According to the tax slabs decided by the Council last week, the incidence of GST on mid and large-sized hybrid cars has been kept at the same level as passenger cars. Under the GST, the tax incidence on hybrid vehicles will go up to 43 per cent from the current level of effective tax rate of 30.3 per cent. "The tax incidence on hybrid vehicle has gone up and we are reading about the concerns ...

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First Published: Wed, May 24 2017. 16:49 IST
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