GST Tax Rate in India

On the 18th of May, 2017, the GST council convened to fix and finalise the much awaited GST rates for 1211 goods across 98 categories. The very next day, the council re-convened to finalise the GST rates for 36 categories for services.

To begin with, Hasmukh Adhia, Revenue Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of India has stated – that nearly 81% of the items will be classified at 18% GST rate slab and lower; while the remaining 19% will be taxed at 28% and above.

gst tax rate in india

Here’s what you need to know about some of the main goods and services, classified across the 5 GST tax slabs.

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