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GST Council cuts rates on hotels, hikes on caffeinated beverages

Small taxpayer given relief from filing annual tax returns

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Goods and Services Tax | GST | hotel

Dilasha Seth  |  Panaji 

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who chaired the meeting, said the GST on caffeinated beverages was raised to 28 per cent plus a cess of 12 per cent against the current rate of 18 per cent

The (GST) Council on Friday more than doubled the rate for caffeinated beverages such as Thums Up Charged and Red Bull from 18 per cent to 40 per cent while giving relief for hotels and outdoor catering services.

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First Published: Sat, September 21 2019. 03:11 IST
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