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GST Rate in India, GST Rates in India 2017 (Item Wise GST List in PDF)

GST Rate in India, GST Rates in India 2017 (Item Wise GST List in PDF). GST Rates are finalised and here below we provide list of all GST Rates on Goods & Services Applicable from 1st July 2017. Download GST Rates 2017 in PDF Format, We finally have the GST rates out and a near certainty of implementation with effect from 1st July,  GST Item Wise list available in PDF format for Download. GST Tax Rate in India. GST Rates Finalised, GST Rate Slabs 5%, 12%, 18% & 28%. Combined GST rate is being discussed by the Government. After the total GST rate is arrived the centre and state will decide on the CGST and SGST rate. Here you may check gst rates in india item wise in pdf format or gst tax rate list 2017 as approved by GST Council in various meetings. 

GST is applicable from 1st July 2017 so Recently GST Rates are Decided by GST Council on various Meetings, Now GST Rates are finalised on 19th May 2017 and amended in 11-06-2017 & 18-06-2017 meetings by CGST Council..Recently GST Council Decide 4 GST Rates Slabs for India, i.e GST Rates in India is 5%, 12%, 18% & 28%. Union and state finance officials met for two days in New Delhi to resolve their differences over the rates as well as the administration of the tax.

GST council fixes rates for hotels, lottery on 18-06-2017 (18th June 2017)

In the 17th meeting of GST Council, different tax rates have been set on the government and private lottery. Under the GST of 18% tax and Government Authorized Private lottery, 28% tax rate has been fixed on the State Run Lottery. Apart from this, 28% tax will be charged on expensive hotel rooms. Arun Jaitley said that it will take 4-5 months to prepare for the e-bill. Next meeting of GST Council is held on 30th June

The GST Council also recommended that the GST rate on dried singhada and makhana will be 5%.

“The council fixed tax rate of 18 per cent for hotel rooms between Rs 2,000 and Rs 7,500. Rooms with tariff above Rs 7,500 will attract 28 per cent tax,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said while addressing a news conference.

“GST on restaurants in these hotels will be at par with other air-conditioned restaurants (18 per cent),” he added.

  • Anti-profit rules were approved to stop profits in the meeting.
  • The GST Council has given two months relaxation to file returns every month. There will be no need to file returns in July and August. It will be necessary to file returns every month from September.

All items List – GST Rates Decided on Certain Goods and Services on 18th June 2017

GST Council revises rates for 66 items on 11th June 2017 (11-06-2017)

After the 16th GST Council meet concluded today, the rates of 66 items under the upcoming GST regime have been revised.

Arun Jaitley said: ” After considering the recommendations, the GST Council has reduced the tax level in 66 out of 133 items on which representations were made by the industries.”

The finance minister added that under the GST, traders, manufacturers and restaurants with turnover of up to Rs 75 lakh can avail the composition scheme, against Rs 50 lakh earlier. click here to know more about GST Composition Scheme

Some of the revised tax items, the FM highlighted were:

  • There would be two categories of GST rates on cinema, 28% in case tickets above Rs.100 and 18% in case of tickets up to Rs.100
  • Cashew revised from 12% to 5%
  • Packaged food, including some fruits and vegetables, pickles, toppings, instant food, sauces revised from 18% to 12%
  • Agarbatti revised from 12% to 5%
  • Dental wax revised from 28% to 18%
  • Insulin revised from 12% to 5%
  • Plastic beads revised from 28% to 18%
  • Plastic turpolin revised from 28% to 18%
  • School bags revised from 28% to 18%
  • Exercise books revised from 18% to 12%
  • Coloring books revised from 12% to nil
  • Pre-cast concrete pipes revised from 28% to 18%
  • Cutlery revised from 18% to 12%
  • Tractor components revised from 28% to 18%
  • Computer printers revised from 28% to 18%

Revised GST Rates for Certain Goods on 11th Jun 2017 (All Items List)

Presently, entertainment tax is levied by individual states. The states levy a different rate, ranging from 28-110%, and the weighted average for the entire country is about 30%.Under the GST, there will now be two categories for movie tickets. For tickets that cost less than Rs 100, a tax of 18% will be levied. For the tickets costing more than Rs 100, a GST of 28% will be levied.

Download full list in PDF Format (11th June 2017)

GST Rates 2017 by item wise at One Place in PDF & Articles Format

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Revised GST Rates on  Some Goods (18-06-2017)Download Now
Revised GST Rates on  Some Goods (11-06-2017)Download Now
List of all Services Taxable in GST Download Now 
List of all Services Exempted in GSTDownload Now
list of all Services Under Reverse ChargeDownload Now 
List of Goods Exempted in GST (0%) (Full List)Download Now
GST Rates on Gold, Biscuits (3% Items List)Download Now
GST Rates Covered in 5% Items List (Full List)Download Now
GST Rates Covered in 12% Items List (Full List)Download Now
GST Rates Covered in 18% Items List (Full List)Download Now
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Classification Scheme for Services under GST 
GST Rates 2017 in Hindi
GST Rates Comparison Chart Existing Vs New

GST Rates Decided on Gold, Biscuits by GST Council Meeting held on (3rd June 2017)

GST Rates fixed on gold, diamond, footwear, others: GST rate fixed: Gold to be taxed at 3%, biscuits 18%, garments 12%

GST Rates 03/6/2017 Main Highlights

  • For gold, the GST has been set at 3 per cent introducing a new tax slab
  • GST of 12 per cent will be levied on readymade garments
  • Footwear upto Rs 500 is charged at 5% and above it is 18%
  • GST on Agri machinery fixed at 5 per cent
  • GST on apparel below Rs 1,000 fixed at 5 per cent: Arun Jaitley
  • A nominal rate of 0.25 imposed on rough diamond: Arun Jaitley
  • 0 per cent tax on Jute: Arun Jaitley
  • GST Council will set up committee to look into complaints regarding anti-profiteering clause, said Arun Jaitley
  • Bidi to be taxed at 28% without cess. However Beedis are still under discussion, no proposal of cess for beedis: Arun Jaitley
  • GST rate for gold fixed at 3 per cent: Arun Jaitley
  • Gold, gems, jewellery to be taxed at 3 per cent: Arun Jaitley
  • Footwear priced below Rs 500 to be taxed at 5%, the rest at 18%: Arun Jaitley
  • Readymade garments to attract 12% GST; Yarn and fabric cotton 5 per cent: Arun Jaitley
  • GST on all biscuits to be 18%: Arun Jaitley
  • Consumers might also see some hike in garment prices

For gold, the GST has been set at 3 per cent introducing a new tax slab, fairly in line with industry expectations that was appealing for 2 per cent. Last month, the GST Council finalised a four-tier structure for taxation of both goods and services at 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent. According to sources, the proposal for gold was to put it in the 5 per cent slab.

Diamonds will also attract 3 per cent GST, while rough diamonds will have a tax levy of 0.25 per cent. Gems and jewellery have been put in the 3 per cent bracket as well.

The council decided to put bidis in the highest tax category at 28 per cent without cess.
For footwear upto Rs 500, the council chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley fixed the rate at 5 per cent, and for footwear worth over Rs 500, the tax slab has been finalised at 18 per cent.

Biscuits will attract a GST of 18 per cent. Currently, 20.6 per cent is weighted average for low-priced biscuits, the Finance Minister said.

GST of 12 per cent will be levied on readymade garments. Yarn and fabric cotton will be under the 5 per cent tax slab, the council decided. Manmade fibre will be taxed at 5 per cent, while synthetic fibre will attract an 18 per cent GST.

GST Rates on Services

  • All services have been fitted into four different rates, which are 5%, 12%, the standard 18% and the luxury rate of 28%
  • Travelling on metro, local train, religious travel, Haj yatra will all be exempt from GST: revenue secretary, Hasmukh Adhia.
  • AC train travel to get cheaper under GST
  • Transport services (Railways, air transport) will be under the 5% category because their main input is petroleum, which is outside GST ambit.
  • Service tax on non-AC hotels will 12%, on AC hotels that serve liquor will be 18%. Higher tax rate for luxury hotels.
  • Hotels and lodges with tariff below Rs 1,000 will be exempt. Those with Rs 2,500-5,000 will be 18%. Luxury hotels will face tax of 28%.
  • 28% tax slab on 5-star hotels, race club betting, cinema.
  • 18% tax slab for telecom, financial services
  • Healthcare and education have been exempted from the service list. Most service structures will remain as is, said sources. This implies services will become cheaper in some segments
  • The council has deferred the decision on the tax rates for gold, and also on bidis and cigarettes, to its next meeting, which is scheduled for June 3.
  • Restaurants with an annual turnover of less than Rs 50 lakh will fall under the 5 percent tax slab, while non-ACs food joints will be taxed at 12 percent. Air-conditioned restaurants with liquor licences will be taxed at 18 percent.
  • Cinema halls were currently paying a service tax of 15 percent plus a state entertainment tax that ranged from 28 percent to about 100 percent. All these will be subsumed under the 28 percent GST rate, bringing out the costs of service significantly, Jaitley said. Casinos will also come under the 28 percent tax bracket.
  • Work contract services such as those paid by civil contractors for infrastructure construction currently pay a central tax of 6 percent, state taxes ranging from one to five percent, but without any input credit.
  • E-commerce players to deduct tax at source before paying suppliers. E-retailers such as Flipkart and Snapdeal to pay GST
  • Mobile phones, fountain pen ink, tooth powder, incense sticks, feeding bottles, Braille paper, children’s colouring books, umbrellas, pencil sharpeners, tractors, bicycles, contact lenses, spectacle lenses, utensils, sports goods, fishing rods, combs, pencils and hand paintings have been placed under the 12% tax rate under GST.
  • Cheaper Services after GST – Radio taxi, Movies, Entertainment services , AC train travel, Air travel, Restaurants, Dhabas

The following amendments / additions are required to be made to the aforesaid document: 23-05-2017

1. In S.No.22,-

  • (i) In the Nil rate column, the entry “Tender coconut water put in unit container and bearing a registered brand name [2202 90 90]”, may be read as: “Tender coconut water other than put in unit container and bearing a registered brand name [2202 90 90]”.
  • (ii) In 12% rate column, in the entry “Fruit pulp or fruit juice based drinks [2202 90 30]”, tariff item 2202 90 30 may be read as 2202 90 20.

2. In S.No.85, in the 28% rate column, the entry “Electrical machines and apparatus having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this chapter [8543]” may be omitted. “8543 Electrical machines and apparatus having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this chapter” is already covered in the 18% rate column.

3. In the footnote below the Table which gives the list of goods for which the GST rates are yet to be decided by the GST Council, the following entries may be added:

  • (i) Cereals and flour put up in unit container and bearing a registered brand name.
  • (ii) Puja samagri including havan samagri will be under Nil category. However, the exact formulation for the same is yet to be finalised

Important Articles & Files

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GST Rates on Goods

Updates from GST Council Meeting Held on 18th May 2017

81% items to be taxed below 18% rate under GST: The Goods and Services Council today finalised tax rates for 1,211 items with a majority of items being kept in under 18 per cent rate slab.

Out of total 81 per cent items, exemptions have been given for 7% goods, while 14% goods are in 5% category; 17% goods are in 12% category; 43% goods in 18% category; and 19% goods in 28% category.

Highlights of GST Council meeting 2017

  • Sugar, Tea, Coffee (except Instant) and edible oil to fall under 5 per cent slab, while cereals, milk to be part of exempt list under GST.
  • In a big boost to industry, Council has set the rate for capital good, industrial intermediate items at 18 per cent
  • Coal to be taxed at 5 per cent against current 11.69 per cent
  • Tooth paste, hair oil, soaps will be taxed at 18 per cent, it is being tax at 28 per cent, currently.
  • Common man items have gone into 12 per cent and 18 per cent slab
  • Indians sweets or mithai in 5 per cent slab.
  • Hair oil, toothpaste and soaps will be taxed at 18 percent under GST, significantly lower than the present effective rate of 28 percent.
  • Most exemptions for services to continue
  • Service tax, luxury tax will be subsumed in GST
  • GST rate for branded garments at 18 per cent
  • Transportation to fall under 5 per cent bracket
  • GST Council to mull beedi, cigarette, gold
  • All hotel services with tariff over Rs 5,000 to be taxed at 28 per cent

small cars will face 28% GST, along with a small cess, while luxury cars will attract 15% cess in addition of the tax. Consumer durables such as AC and fridge too are in the 28% bracket, although officers said given the current incidence of 30-31%, there should be a reduction in prices.

The government has kept a large number of items under 18% tax slab. The government categorised 1211 items under various tax slabs. Here is a low-down on the tax slab these items would attract:

GST Nil rate (0%):

No tax will be imposed on items like fresh meat, fish chicken, eggs, milk, butter milk, curd, natural honey, fresh fruits and vegetables, flour, besan, bread, prasad, salt, bindi. Sindoor, stamps, judicial papers, printed books, newspapers, bangles, handloom etc. click here for list of all goods exempted from GST

GST 5% Items List

Items such as fish fillet, cream, skimmed milk powder, branded paneer, frozen vegetables, coffee, tea, spices, pizza bread, rusk, sabudana, kerosene, coal, medicines, stent, lifeboats will attract tax of 5 percent. click here for list of all goods Covered under 5% GST Rate

GST 12% Items list

Frozen meat products , butter, cheese, ghee, dry fruits in packaged form, animal fat, sausage, fruit juices, Bhutia, namkeen, Ayurvedic medicines, tooth powder, agarbatti, colouring books, picture books, umbrella, sewing machine, and cellphones will be under 12 per cent tax slab. click here for list of all goods Covered under 12% GST Rate

GST 18% Items List

Most items are under this tax slab which include flavoured refined sugar, pasta, cornflakes, pastries and cakes, preserved vegetables, jams, sauces, soups, ice cream, instant food mixes, mineral water, tissues, envelopes, tampons, note books, steel products, printed circuits, camera, speakers and monitors. click here for list of all goods Covered under 18% GST Rate

GST 28% Items list

Chewing gum, molasses, chocolate not containing cocoa, waffles and wafers coated with choclate, pan masala, aerated water, paint, deodorants, shaving creams, after shave, hair shampoo, dye, sunscreen, wallpaper, ceramic tiles, water heater, dishwasher, weighing machine, washing machine, ATM, vending machines, vacuum cleaner, shavers, hair clippers, automobiles, motorcycles, aircraft for personal use, and yachts will attract 28 per cent tax – the highest under GST system. click here for list of all goods Covered under 28% GST Rate

GST Council finalises tax rates on 80-90 per cent goods, services. The GST Council on Thursday (18-05-2017) finalised tax rates on 80-90 per cent of goods and services under the four-slab structure with essential items of daily use being kept in the lowest bracket of 5 per cent.

Official sources said that 80-90 per cent of the items have been fitted in 5, 12, 18 or 28 per cent brackets. The fitments, they said, have been done in a way that there is no increase in tax incidence.

GST Rate list 2017 in Hindi

श्रीनगर में शुरू हुई गुड्स एंड सर्विसेस टैक्‍स काउंसिल की मीटिंग में करीब 80 से 90 फीसदी आइटम्स पर जीएसटी की दरों पर रजामंदी बन गई है।

0% GST Rate Items – गेहूं, चावल, दूसरे अनाज, आटा, मैदा, बेसन, चूड़ा, मूड़ी (मुरमुरे), खोई, ब्रेड, गुड़, दूध, दही, लस्सी, खुला पनीर, अंडे, मीट-मछली, शहद, ताजी फल-सब्जियां, प्रसाद, नमक, सेंधा/काला नमक, कुमकुम, बिंदी, सिंदूर, चूड़ियां, पान के पत्ते, गर्भनिरोधक, स्टांप पेपर, कोर्ट के कागजात, डाक विभाग के पोस्टकार्ड/लिफाफे, किताबें, स्लेट-पेंसिल, चॉक, समाचार पत्र-पत्रिकाएं, मैप, एटलस, ग्लोब, हैंडलूम, मिट्टी के बर्तन, खेती में इस्तेमाल होने वाले औजार, बीज, बिना ब्रांड के ऑर्गेनिक खाद, सभी तरह के गर्भनिरोधक, ब्लड, सुनने की मशीन।

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GST Item Wise Rate List 2017

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GST Rates Finalised, GST Rate Slabs 5%, 12%, 18% & 28%

Though rates of the GST are never the part of provision of the act but as promised in the Rajya Sabha by Hon. Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitely that upper limit of the tax will be part of the law and therefore upper limit of the tax rate of 14% has been provided in Section 8(1) of CGST /SGST Law) and & 28 % on IGST (Section 5(1) of IGST Law) and therefore, now there will be following categories of the tax rates.

Rate of TaxExpected bifurcationRemark
Nil (Exempted Supply)(0% of CGST & 0% of SGST)Necessity items may be exempted, which are presently exempted in all the states for VAT. Generally, these will be in the range of 80 to 99 items.
5%(2.5% of CGST & 2.5% of SGST)Items which are exempted under excise and VAT rate is in the range of 4% to 6% may be covered under this category
12%(6% of CGST & 6% of SGST)Items on which excise duty is 6% and VAT rate are in the range of 4% – 6% may be covered under this category
18%(9% of CGST & 9% of SGST)Majority of the Items, which are not directly needed to the consumer and not covered above will cover in this category.
28%(14% of CGST & 14% of SGST)All other items which are directly reaching to the consumer including luxury goods, i.e. white goods and beverages

GST Rates Finalised, GST Rate Slabs 5%, 12%, 18% & 28%. GST rate structure finalised. Check more details from following link….

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GST Rates Compression Between VAT, Service Tax, Excise & GST

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Current RegimeGST Regime
Excise Duty % / ST %VAT %GST %
12.5%12.5%28% (For Beverages & White Goods) Cess on SIN Goods

What is the rate applicable under composition levy?

Suppliers opting for Composition levy shall pay a tax calculated on turnover at the rate as may be prescribed, but shall not be less than 2.5% in the case of manufacturer and 1% in the case of other suppliers.

It may be noted that the rates 2.5% and 1% would be in respect of CGST as well as SGST and hence, the effective rate would be 5% and 2% respectively. Further, the composition scheme is not available on Services and inter-state outward supplies.

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GST Rates – based on RNR : Four rates –

  • Merit rate – essential goods or services
  • Standard rate – goods or services in general
  • Special rate – precious metals
  • Nil rate – exempted goods or services

Floor rate with a small band of rates for standard rated goods / services for CGST & SGST

VAT Rates, Sales Tax Rates and GST Rates of Various Countries

Country NameStandard rate*Other rates**
Argentina21%27%, 10.5%, 0%
Bulgaria20%9%, 0%
CanadaGST: 5%
HST: 9.975%–15%
China17%13%, 11%, 6%, 3%
France20%10%, 5.5%, 2.1%
India12.5%–15%20%, 4%–5.5%, 1%, 0%
Italy22%10%, 5%, 4%
New Zealand15%0%
South Africa14%0%
Spain21%10%, 4%
Sweden25%12%, 6%
Switzerland8%3.8%, 2.5%, 0%
United Kingdom20%5%, 0%
United States0%–7.5%NA

* Rate shown here is most common standard rate; for regional variations, see each chapter.
** Rates for small businesses and special schemes explained in each chapter.

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  3. please share total taxes for ice cream,thick shake mix,cold coco,synthetic sugar syrup.


  5. Dear Sir

    Please help me i want to learn GST for practice purpose

  6. what is GST RATE on fabric (suiting shirting) ?????

  7. Amrendra Kumar Mishra

    what is gst rate of commercial caoaching centre

  8. plz send all rate of gst and all rule of gst in up

  9. Sir, can you tell us whether we have to Upload Sale Invoice to Dept Site before despatch of Goods or it can be uploaded after one Month.


  11. What is gst rate in furniture I am manufacturing office chairs so what is GSt now….

  12. As per the GST is increased, even our salary should be increased for Private & Govt Employees..

  13. What is the rate of GST on software development and sale

  14. Please share unbranded Automobile And inverter battery gst

  15. why u should involve GST, ALL are not interest.

  16. Which slab cover CCTV(Security Camera ) ?18% or 28% .


  18. what is the State Code for Kerala under GST?



  21. masaji vishnu kharatmal


  22. Dear Sirs, I would like to know is there any separate book for Electrical Contractors under SGST & CGST Act.

  23. What is the gst tax rate on cast iron mainhole cover


  25. What is the tax rate on cast iron mainhole cover manufacturing

  26. rate of tax water treatment plant / foam mettress

  27. what tax on earned rent and maintenance charges received from members. what is exemption limit.

  28. Plywood & wooden boxes/wooden crates
    Consumables for packing air bubble Sheet,Gum tapes, nails etc..,
    We need rates of get taxes

  29. Rate of taxes for wood and plywood



  32. Air is left to be taxed.

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