GST Council reduces GST Rate on various Goods and Services

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The GST Council’s 47th meeting was held in Chandigarh on 28th and 29th June, 2022 under the chairmanship of the Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has reduced the GST Rate on Various Goods and Services.

B.    Other GST rate changes recommended by the Council

S. No.DescriptionFromTo
 1Ostomy Appliances12%5%
 2Orthopedic appliance- Splints and other fracture appliances; artificial parts of the body; other appliances which are worn or carried, or implanted in the body, to compensate for a defect or disability; intraocular lens12%5%
 3Tetra Pak (Aseptic Packaging Paper)12%18%
 4Tar (whether from coal, coal gasification plants, producer Gas plants and Coke Oven Plants.5%/18%18%
 5IGST on import of Diethylcarbamazine (DEC) tablets supplied free of cost for National Filariasis Elimination Programme5%Nil
 6Cut and Polished diamonds0.25%1.5%
 7IGST on specified defence items imported by private entities/vendors, when end-user is the Defence forces.Applicable rateNil
1.Transport of goods and passengers by ropeways.18%5% (with ITC of services)
2Renting of truck/goods carriage where cost of fuel is included18%12%

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