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Food in mess/canteen of educational institution to attract 5% GST

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

and drinks in a mess or of an educational institution would attract 5 per cent GST, the said today.

However, if schools up to directly to students, then the same are exempt from the (GST), it added.

"With a view to removing any doubt or uncertainty regarding rate of GST applicable on supply of and drinks in educational institutions, it is clarified that GST rate on supply of and drinks in a mess or in an educational institution attracts GST at 5 per cent without Input Credit (ITC).

The GST, which subsumes over a dozen local taxes, was rolled out from July 1. Under the new indirect regime, various goods and services have been placed in four tier bracket 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 20:40 IST
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