GST rate for gold fixed at 3%, biscuits 18%, bidis 28%; states, except West Bengal, agree to 1 July rollout
New Delhi: Footwear below Rs 500 will be taxed at 5 percent under the Goods and Services Tax, while the rest would be in the 18 percent bracket once the new regime is rolled out from 1 July.
This will probably be the last meeting of the GST Council before the implementation of the new tax regime from 1 July
Here's news: Showing gruesome pictures on the negative effects of smoking or carrying warnings on cigarette packs does nothing to make people smoke less.
An anti-cancer lobby group says government companies like LIC must not invest in ITC. But ITC is actually a smaller sinner in the smoking business