Impact Of GST On Your Household Budget: भारत के नये TAX System के बारे में आपने जरुर सुना होगा। जी आपने सही सोचा हम बात कर रहे है Goods and Services Tax (GST) के बारे में।

इस नये TAX प्रकरण (GST) को 4 विभागों में बांटा गया है 5%, 12%, 18% और 28%। तो इसका सभी वर्गों के लोगों पर अलग-अलग तरीके से असर हुआ है ये सब उनके Life Style, घरेलू खर्चों पर निर्भर करता है।

How GST would Impact your Household Budget

Groceries –While some grocery items like milk, bread, pulses, flour, fruits and tea, vegetables, coffee and basmati rice have been left outside the ambit of GST, other items like packaged curd, paneer, cheese, biscuits, corn flakes, shampoos, face creams, hair oils, medicines, etc. have become cheaper. Things which have become expensive include packaged chicken, butter, bhujia, etc.

Lifestyle expenses – Entertainment expenses have come down as the tax has been reduced to 28% from 30% earlier.

GST would Impact your Household Budget
How GST would Impact your Household Budget?

Airfares – The economy class airfare too has come down as the new tax regime levies 5% tax on airfare against the old rate of 9%.

Cab rides – Your monthly expense on travel is sure to come down if you take cabs for regular commute as the service tax has now been reduced to 5% from 6%.

Telecommunication services – DTH and cable TV charges have become dearer as these services will charge 18 per cent GST instead of 15% service tax.

Education – Pre-schools and school education will remain tax free under GST. Services offered by colleges and higher universities will attract 18% GST levy as compared to 15 % earlier.

Luxury spending – Stay in 5-star hotels, restaurant bills etc have gone up with the implementation of GST. Luxury expenses are now taxed at 28%.

Car prices – Many companies have revised the prices of their car models after the GST roll out. Now car purchases are taxed at 28% GST with an additional cess between 1% and 15%. Cars with diesel engines less than 1,500 cc will attract 3 per cent cess, while small cars with petrol engines less than 1200 cc will be imposed with 1% cess. Big cars with engines over 1,500 cc and SUVs with length over 4 metres will be imposed with 15% cess in addition to 28% GST. Electric vehicles have been kept at 12%.