Indian GST rates

India operates 4 GST rates.  Certain goods and services are also zero rated and exempt.  Key rates are listed below:

Indian GST Rates

Rate Type Which goods or services
28% Higher Cinema tickets, consumer durables,TVs, Air Conditioning, Automobiles, Cement, Chocolate, Accommodation above Rs 7,500
18% Standard Telephony, Banking, Insurance, Accommodation between Rs 2,500 and Rs 7,499 per night, Restaurants with alcohol license, Entrance to Cultural and Entertainment events, Capital Goods, Heavily Processed Foods
12% Standard Restaurants (non-air conditioned), Business Class air travel, Construction Intellectual Property temporary transfers, Dried Fruit, Confectionery. Frozen meat, other foodstuffs, Mobile phones, Accommodation between 1,000 and Rs 2,499 per night
5% Reduced Privately-provided Transport including Car Sharing, Advertising, Sugar, Tea and Coffee, Cooking Oil, Medicine
0% Reduced Basic foods, including: fish, meat, dairy, vegetables, bread, salt. Postal services. Books and newspapers. Accomodiation below Rs 999 per night
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