At up to 50%, cars in India suffer among the highest tax rates globally

Cars and two-wheelers attract 28% GST and a cess in the range of 3-22%, taking the effective tax rate to up to 50%

Covid-19 lockdown: Labour, stockpile make carmakers delay production

Amid a sputtering sales and a pandemic that has dented volumes further automakers have been pitching for a GST rate cut for more than a year now.

In the goods and services tax (GST) regime, India levies one of the highest taxes on vehicles among key world markets when compared with the GST equivalent value-added tax (VAT)

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First Published: Sep 21 2020 | 7:05 PM IST

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