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What gets cheaper as new GST rates kick in today? Here's a complete list

Apart from tax on sanitary pads being brought down from 12 per cent to zero, the GST council has recommended rate cut on an array of products which will be effective from this Friday

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

A number of goods ranging from daily use appliances such as vacuum cleaners, washing machines and small TV to a bunch of handicraft products will get cheaper from Friday. The 28th GST Council meeting held on 21 July had recommended cutting rates on more than 50 items.

Tax on sanitary napkins along with several other products was brought down to zero in the meeting chaired by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal. Previously, sanitary napkins were taxed at 12 per cent. Further, GST was slashed (from 18 per cent to 12 per cent) on an array of handicraft items such as handbags, wooden ...

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First Published: Fri, July 27 2018. 10:45 IST
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