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GST Council approves transition plan for new tax rates for real estate

Reasonable time for transition will be given to developers in consultation with states, he told reporters here.

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The all-powerful Council Tuesday approved a transition plan for the implementation of new tax structure for housing units, Revenue Secretary said.

A reasonable time for transition will be given to developers in consultation with states, he told reporters here.

The meeting deliberated on the transition provision and related issues for the implementation of lower rates for the sector.

The Council had in its last meeting on February 24, slashed for under-construction flats in the affordable category to 1 per cent. rate on other categories was reduced to 5 per cent, effective April 1.

Pandey said GST rates for new projects will be mandatory from April 1.

First Published: Tue, March 19 2019. 15:12 IST
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