A vendor uses a smartphone at a wholesale stall selling mobile phone accessories inside Manish Market in Mumbai, India. (Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

Tax Rates Before And After GST

Rates for most items and services under the Goods and Services Tax have been finalised in the two-day meeting of the GST Council that ended on Friday. While the rates on key daily use items like sugar, tea and hair oil have come down, they have been increased for luxury and sin products. Eating out in a five-star restaurant will be taxed at the highest bracket.

BloombergQuint, in collaboration with tax consultancy SKP Business Consulting LLP, breaks down how the rates under GST compare with the current tax structure. The calculations took into account Maharashtra VAT, which means existing rates may vary for other states. Here’s the list...

Toothpaste, Branded Cereals May Cost More

Tax Rates Before And After GST

Rates Up For Mobile Phones, Refrigerators

Tax Rates Before And After GST

Higher Rate On Electric Hot Plates

Tax Rates Before And After GST

Wallpaper, Paints In Highest Slab

Tax Rates Before And After GST

Fresh Milk, Vegetables Exempt

Tax Rates Before And After GST

No Tax On Condoms

Tax Rates Before And After GST

Lower Tax On Kerosene

Tax Rates Before And After GST

Plastic Products To Cost More

Tax Rates Before And After GST

Eating Out, Phone Calls Costlier

Tax Rates Before And After GST