GST: 5% GST will have to be paid on curd, lassi, paneer and honey, know what is cheap and what is expensive from today

Rachna Kumari
curd lassi paneer and honey
curd lassi paneer and honey

5 per cent GST will be levied on purchase of packaged and labeled curd, lassi, paneer, honey, cereals, meat and fish. Apart from this, 5 per cent GST will be levied on rooms rented in a hospital above Rs 5,000 (non-ICU).

From today onwards, your pocket is going to become loose in the midst of the ever-increasing inflation. Now you will have to pay more GST from today on the prices of packaged and labeled curd, paneer, lassi and essential items of daily use. In the meeting held last month, the GST Council has changed the GST rates on various products. 

Under this, now 5 percent GST will have to be paid on the purchase of curd, lassi, paneer, honey, cereals, meat and fish. Apart from this, changes have also been made in the GST slabs of other items.

Will have to spend more on these

  • 5 per cent GST will be levied on purchase of packaged and labeled curd, lassi, paneer, honey, cereals, meat and fish. 
  • A room rented above Rs 5,000 (non-ICU) in a hospital will attract 5% GST.
  • 18 per cent GST on the charges levied by banks on issuance of check books.  
  • 12 per cent GST on hotel rooms renting less than Rs 1,000 per day. Don't think so now.  
  • Rate on Tetra Pack increased from 12 per cent to 18 per cent. 
  • 18% GST instead of 12% on printing/writing or drawing ink, LED lights, LED lamps. 
  • 12 per cent GST will have to be paid on maps, atlases and globes. 
  • 18 per cent GST on blades, knives, pencil sharpeners, spoons, forked spoons, skimmers etc. 12 per cent now.   
  • 18 percent GST instead of 5 percent on flour mill, pulse machine. 
  • 18% GST instead of 12% on grain sorting machines, dairy machines, fruit-agriculture product sorting machines, water pumps, cycle pumps, circuit boards.
  •  12 per cent GST on soil related products. It is 5 per cent now. 
  • GST on chit fund service increased from 12% to 18%. 

these things will be cheap

5% tax on the movement of passengers and goods through ropeway. It's now 18 percent.

Splints and other fracture devices, prostheses, body implants, intra-ocular lenses, etc. will attract 5 per cent instead of 12 per cent. 

The GST on freight fare will be reduced from 18 per cent to 12 per cent for those operators where fuel cost is included.

Certain items imported for Defense Forces will not attract IGST.