Education, Healthcare Exempted From GST Regime; Rates On Services Fixed – AfterGraduation

Posted on 20/05/2017

Good and Service Tax

The GST (Goods and Services Tax) Council have finalised tax rates for services under the GST regime on Friday at the end of day 2 of the meeting held in Srinagar. Education and healthcare have been exempted from the GST regime that will tax services at four different tax rates slabs.

Indian Finance Minister and the Chairman of GST Council Arun Jaitley said, “India has finalised four tax rates that will apply to services including telecoms, insurance, hotels, travel and restaurants under a new sales tax which should be rolled out on July 1,”

The GST Council finalised four tax rates as  5%, 12%, 18% and 28 percent – in line with those applying to goods. “Luxury services” would attract the highest rate of 28 percent . Only five services including five-star hotels, movie tickets, racing, betting on racing and casinos will attract maximum tax slab 28% levy.  The tax rate on gold has not been finalised yet and the Council will meet again on June 3.

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Here you got the details about GST Rates on Services. AfterGraduation  is thankful to GST Council and its Chairman, Mr. Arun Jaitley for exempting Education and Healthcare sectors from GST Regime. Have any doubts regarding GST slabs, Imapct of GST, you can ask us via theAfterGraduation Forum. Share this article “Education, Healthcare Exempted From GST Regime; Rates On Services Fixed” for clarity of GST rates on different services. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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