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Changes in GST/IGST rate and clarifications in respect of GST rate on certain goods as approved by GST Council on 10.11.2017: EximGuru.com


RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CHANGES IN GST/IGST RATE AND
CLARIFICATIONS IN RESPECT OF GST RATE ON CERTAIN GOODS

[As per discussions in the 23rd GST Council Meeting held on 10th November, 2017]

These decisions of the GST Council are being communicated for general information, andwill be given effect to through Gazette notifications / circulars which only shall have the force oflaw.

A. LIST OF GOODS ON WHICH GST RATE RECOMMENDED FOR REDUCTIONFROM 28% TO 18%

 

S. No. Chapter/
Heading/ Sub- heading/ Tariff item
Description
1 1704 Chewing gum / bubble gum and white chocolate, not containing cocoa
[17041000, 17049090]
2 1804 Cocoa butter, fat and oil
3 1805 Cocoa powder, not containing added sugar or sweetening matter
4 1806 Chocolates and other food preparations containing cocoa
5 1901 90
[other than
1901 10,
1901 20 00]
Malt extract; food preparations of flour, groats, meal, starch or malt
extract, not containing cocoa or containing less than 40% by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis, not elsewhere specified or included; food preparations of goods of heading 0401 to 0404, not containing cocoa or containing less than 5% by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis not elsewhere specified or included [other than preparations for infants or young children, put up for retail sale and mixes and doughs for the preparation of bakers’ wares of heading 1905]
6 1905 32 Waffles and wafers coated with chocolate or containing chocolate
7 2101 11,
2101 12 00
Extracts, essences and concentrates of coffee, and preparations with a
basis of these extracts, essences or concentrates or with a basis of coffee
8 2106 Food preparations not elsewhere specified or included i.e. Protein
concentrates and textured protein substances, Sugar-syrups containing added flavouring or colouring matter, not elsewhere specified or included; lactose syrup; glucose syrup and malto dextrine syrup, Compound preparations for making non-alcoholic beverages, Food flavouring material, Churna for pan [ other than pan masala].
9 2202 90 90 Other non-alcoholic beverages
10 2515 12 20,
2515 12 90
Marble and travertine, other than blocks
11 2516 12 00 Granite, other than blocks
12 2710 Avgas
13 3213 Artists’, students’ or signboard painters’ colours, modifying tints,
amusement colours and the like, in tablets, tubes, jars, bottles, pans or in similar forms or packings
14 3303 Perfumes and toilet waters
15 3304 Beauty or make-up preparations and preparations for the care of the skin
(other than medicaments), including sunscreen or sun tan preparations; manicure or pedicure preparations [other than kajal, Kumkum, Bindi, Sindur, Alta]
16 3305 Preparations for use on the hair [other than Hair oil].
17 3306 [other
than 3306
10 10, 3306
10 20]
Preparations for oral or dental hygiene, including and powders; yarn
used to clean between the teeth (dental floss), in individual retail packages [other than dentifrices in powder or paste from (tooth powder or toothpaste)]
18 3307 Pre-shave, shaving or after-shave preparations, personal deodorants,
bath preparations, depilatories and other perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations, not elsewhere specified or included; prepared room deodorisers, whether or not perfumed or having disinfectant properties [other than odoriferous preparations which operate by burning , agarbattis, lobhan, dhoop batti, dhoop, sambhrani]
19 3401 30 Organic surface-active products and preparations for washing the skin,
in the form of liquid or cream and put up for retail sale, whether or not containing soap; paper, wadding, felt and nonwovens, impregnated, coated or covered with soap or detergent
20 3402 Organic surface-active agents (other than soap); surface-active
preparations, washing preparations (including auxiliary washing preparations) and cleaning preparations, whether or not containing soap, other than those of heading 3401
21 3403 Lubricating preparations (including cutting-oil preparations, bolt or nut
release preparations, anti-rust or anti-corrosion preparations and mould release preparations, based on lubricants) and preparations of a kind used for the oil or grease treatment of textile materials, leather, furskins or other materials, but excluding preparations containing, as basic constituents, 70% or more by weight of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals
22 3405 Polishes and creams, for footwear, furniture, floors, coachwork, glass or
metal, scouring pastes and powders and similar preparations (whether or not in the form of paper, wadding, felt, nonwovens, cellular plastics or cellular rubber, impregnated, coated or covered with such preparations), excluding waxes of heading 3404
23 3602 Prepared explosives, other than propellant powders; such as Industrial
explosives
24 3604 Fireworks, signalling flares, rain rockets, fog signals and other
pyrotechnic articles
25 3606 Ferro-cerium and other pyrophoric alloys in all forms; articles of
combustible materials as specified in Note 2 to this Chapter; such as liquid or liquefied-gas fuels in containers of a kind used for filling or refilling cigarette or similar lighters
26 3811 Anti-knock preparations, oxidation inhibitors, gum inhibitors, viscosity
improvers, anti-corrosive preparations and other prepared additives, for mineral oils (including gasoline) or for other liquids used for the same purposes as mineral oils
27 3813 Preparations and charges for fire-extinguishers; charged fire-
extinguishing grenades
28 3814 Organic composite solvents and thinners, not elsewhere specified or
included; prepared paint or varnish removers
29 3819 Hydraulic brake fluids and other prepared liquids for hydraulic
transmission, not containing or containing less than 70% by weight of petroleum oils or oils obtained from bituminous minerals
30 3820 Anti-freezing preparations and prepared de-icing fluids
31 3918 Floor coverings of plastics, whether or not self-adhesive, in rolls or in
form of tiles; wall or ceiling coverings of plastics
32 3922 Baths, shower baths, sinks, wash basins, bidets, lavatory pans, seats and
covers, flushing cisterns and similar sanitary ware of plastics
33 3926 [other
than 3926
40 11, 3926
90 10]
Other articles of plastics and articles of other materials of headings 3901
to 3914 [other than bangles of plastic, PVC Belt Conveyor, plastic beads, plastic tarpaulins, medical grade sterile disposable gloves, plastic rain coats]
34 4013 Inner tubes of rubber [other than of a kind used on/in bicycles, cycle-
rickshaws and three wheeled powered cycle rickshaws; and Rear
Tractor tyre tubes]
35 4016 [other
than 4016
92 00]
Other articles of vulcanised rubber other than hard rubber (other than
erasers and rubber bands)
36 4017 Hard rubber (for example ebonite) in all forms, other than waste and
scrap; articles of hard rubber
37 4201 Saddlery and harness for any animal (including traces, leads, knee pads,
muzzles, saddle cloths, saddle bags, dog coats and the like), of any material
38 4202 Trunks, suit-cases, vanity-cases, executive-cases, brief-cases, school
satchels, spectacle cases, binocular cases, camera cases, musical instrument cases, gun cases, holsters and similar containers; travelling- bags, insulated food or beverages bags, toilet bags, rucksacks, handbags, shopping bags, wallets, purses, map-cases, cigarette-cases, tobacco pouches, tool bags, sports bags, bottle-cases, jewellery boxes, powder- boxes, cutlery cases and similar containers, of leather, of sheeting of plastics, of textile materials, of vulcanised fibre or of paperboard, or wholly or mainly covered with such materials or with paper [other than school satchels and bags other than of leather or composition leather, toilet cases, hand bags and shopping bags, of artificial plastic material, of cotton, or of jute, vanity bags, handbags of other materials excluding wicker work or basket work]
39 4203 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, of leather or of composition
leather
40 4205 Other articles of leather or of composition leather
41 4206 Articles of gut (other than silk-worm gut), of goldbeater's skin, of
bladders or of tendons
42 4303 Articles of apparel, clothing accessories and other articles of furskin
43 4304 Articles of artificial fur
44 4410 Particle board, Oriented Strand Board (OSB) and similar board (for
example, wafer board) of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not agglomerated with resins or other organic binding substances, other than specified boards
45 4411 Fibre board of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not bonded
with resins or other organic substances, other than specified boards
46 4412 Plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood
47 4413 Densified wood, in blocks, plates, strips, or profile shapes
48 4414 Wooden frames for paintings, photographs, mirrors or similar objects
49 4418 Builders’ joinery and carpentry of wood, including cellular wood
panels, assembled flooring panels, shingles and shakes
50 4421 Wood paving blocks, articles of densified wood not elsewhere included
or specified, Parts of domestic decorative articles used as tableware and kitchenware
51 4814 Wall paper and similar wall coverings; window transparencies of paper
52 6702 Artificial flowers, foliage and fruit and parts thereof; articles made of
artificial flowers, foliage or fruit
53 6703 Wool or other animal hair or other textile materials, prepared for use in
making wigs or the like
54 6704 Wigs, false beards, eyebrows and eyelashes, switches and the like, of
human or animal hair or of textile materials; articles of human hair not elsewhere specified or included
55 6801 Setts, curbstones and flagstones, of natural stone (except slate)
56 6802 All goods of marble and granite [other than Statues, statuettes,
pedestals; high or low reliefs, crosses, figure of animal, bowls, vases, cups, cachou, boxes, writing sets, ashtrays, paper weights, artificial fruit and foliage etc., other ornamental goods essentially of stones;]
57 6803 Worked slate and articles of slate or of agglomerated slate
58 6807 Articles of asphalt or of similar material (for example, petroleum
bitumen or coal tar pitch)
59 6808 Panels, boards, tiles, blocks and similar articles of vegetable fibre, of
straw or of shavings, chips, particles, sawdust or other waste, of wood, agglomerated with cement, plaster or other mineral binders
60 6809 Articles of plaster or of compositions based on plaster; such as Boards,
sheets, panels, tiles and similar articles, not ornamented
61 6810 Articles of cement, of concrete or of artificial stone, whether or not
reinforced; such as Tiles, flagstones, bricks and similar articles, Building blocks and bricks, Cement bricks, Prefabricated structural components for Building or civil engineering, Prefabricated structural components for building or civil engineering
62 6812 Fabricated asbestos fibres; mixtures with a basis of asbestos or with a
basis of asbestos and magnesium carbonate; articles of such mixtures or of asbestos (for example, thread, woven fabric, clothing, headgear, footwear, gaskets), whether or not reinforced, other than goods of heading 6811 or 6813
63 6813 Friction material and articles thereof (for example, sheets, rolls, strips,
segments, discs, washers, pads), not mounted, for brakes, for clutches or the like, with a basis of asbestos, of other mineral substances or of cellulose, whether or not combined with textiles or other materials
64 6814 Worked mica and articles of mica, including agglomerated or
reconstituted mica, whether or not on a support of paper, paperboard or other materials
65 6815 Articles of stone or of other mineral substances (including carbon fibres,
articles of carbon fibres and articles of peat), not elsewhere specified or included [other than fly ash bricks, fly ash blocks and fly ash aggregate
with 90% or more fly ash content]
66 6901 Blocks, tiles and other ceramic goods of siliceous fossil meals (for
example, kieselguhr, tripolite or diatomite) or of similar siliceous earths
67 6904 Ceramic flooring blocks, support or filler tiles and the like
68 6905 Chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners, architectural ornaments and other
ceramic constructional goods
69 6906 Ceramic pipes, conduits, guttering and pipe fittings
70 6907 Ceramic flags and paving, hearth or wall tiles; ceramic mosaic cubes
and the like, whether or not on a backing; finishing ceramics
71 6909 Ceramic wares for laboratory, chemical or other technical uses; ceramic
troughs, tubs and similar receptacles of a kind used in agriculture
72 6910 Ceramic sinks, wash basins, wash basin pedestals, baths, bidets, water
closet pans, flushing cisterns, urinals and similar sanitary fixtures
73 6914 Other ceramic articles
74 7003 Cast glass and rolled glass, in sheets or profiles, whether or not having
an absorbent, reflecting or non-reflecting layer, but not otherwise worked
75 7004 Drawn glass and blown glass, in sheets, whether or not having an
absorbent, reflecting or non-reflecting layer, but not otherwise worked
76 7005 Float glass and surface ground or polished glass, in sheets, whether or
not having an absorbent, reflecting or non-reflecting layer, but not otherwise worked
77 7006 00 00 Glass of heading 7003, 7004 or 7005, bent, edge-worked, engraved,
drilled, enamelled or otherwise worked, but not framed or fitted with other materials
78 7007 Safety glass, consisting of toughened (tempered) or laminated glass
79 7008 Multiple-walled insulating units of glass
80 7009 Glass mirrors, whether or not framed, including rear-view mirrors
81 7011 Glass envelopes (including bulbs and tubes), open, and glass parts
thereof, without fittings, for electric lamps, cathode-ray tubes or the like
82 7014 Signalling glassware and optical elements of glass (other than those of
heading 7015), not optically worked
83 7016 Paving blocks, slabs, bricks, squares, tiles and other articles of pressed
or moulded glass, whether or not wired, of a kind used for building or construction purposes; glass cubes and other glass smallwares, whether or not on a backing, for mosaics or similar decorative purposes; leaded lights and the like; multi-cellular or foam glass in blocks, panels, plates, shells or similar forms
84 7020 Other articles of glass [other than Globes for lamps and lanterns, Founts
for kerosene wick lamps, Glass chimneys for lamps and lanterns]
85 7321 Stoves [other than kerosene stove and LPG stoves], ranges, grates,
cookers (including those with subsidiary boilers for central heating), barbecues, braziers, gas-rings, plate warmers and similar non-electric domestic appliances, and parts thereof, of iron or steel
86 7322 Radiators for central heating, not electrically heated, and parts thereof,
of iron or steel; air heaters and hot air distributors (including distributors which can also distribute fresh or conditioned air), not electrically heated, incorporating a motor-driven fan or blower, and parts thereof, of iron or steel
87 7324 Sanitary ware and parts thereof of iron and steel
88 7418 All goods other than utensils i.e. sanitary ware and parts thereof of
copper
89 7419 Other articles of copper [including chain and parts thereof under 7419
10 and other articles under 7419 99] but not including metal castings under 7419 91 00
90 7610 10 00 Doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors
91 7615 All goods other than utensils i.e. sanitary ware and parts thereof
92 8212 Razors and razor blades (including razor blade blanks in strips)
93 8214 Other articles of cutlery (for example, hair clippers, butchers' or kitchen
cleavers, choppers and mincing knives,); manicure or pedicure sets and instruments (including nail files) [other than paper knives, pencil sharpeners and blades thereof]
94 8302 Base metal mountings, fittings and similar articles suitable for furniture,
doors, staircases, windows, blinds, coachwork, saddlery, trunks, chests, caskets or the like; base metal hat-racks, hat-pegs, brackets and similar fixtures; castors with mountings of base metal; automatic door closers of base metal
95 8303 Armoured or reinforced safes, strong-boxes and doors and safe deposit
lockers for strong-rooms, cash or deed boxes and the like, of base metal
96 8304 Filing cabinets, card-index cabinets, paper trays, paper rests, pen trays,
office-stamp stands and similar office or desk equipment, of base metal, other than office furniture of heading 9403
97 8310 Sign-plates, name-plates, address-plates and similar plates, numbers,
letters and other symbols, of base metal, excluding those of heading
9405
98 8413 Concrete pumps [8413 40 00], other rotary positive displacement pumps
[8413 60], [other than hand pumps falling under tariff item 8413 11 10]
99 8414 Air or vacuum pumps, air or other gas compressors and fans; ventilating
or recycling hoods incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters
100 8419 Storage water heaters, non-electric [8419 19] (other than solar water
heater and system), Pressure vessels, reactors, columns or towers or chemical storage tanks [8419 89 10], Glass lined equipment [8419 89
20], Auto claves other than for cooking or heating food, not elsewhere specified or included [8419 89 30], Cooling towers and similar plants for direct cooling (without a separating wall) by means of recirculated water [8419 89 40], Plant growth chambers and rooms and tissue culture chambers and rooms having temperature, humidity or light control [8419 89 60], Apparatus for rapid heating of semi- conductor devices, apparatus for chemical or physical vapour deposition on semiconductor wafers; apparatus for chemical vapour deposition on LCD substratus [8419 89 70]; parts [8419 90]
101 8423 Electric or electronic weighing machinery (excluding balances of a
sensitivity of 5 centigrams or better), including weight operated counting or checking machines; weighing machine weights of all kinds
102 8424 Fire extinguishers
103 8427 Fork-lift trucks; other works trucks fitted with lifting or handling
equipment
104 8428 Other lifting, handling, loading or unloading machinery (for example,
lifts, escalators, conveyors, teleferics)
105 8429 Self-propelled bulldozers, angledozers, graders, levellers, scrapers,
mechanical shovels, excavators, shovel loaders, tamping machines and road rollers
106 8430 Other moving, grading, levelling, scraping, excavating, tamping,
compacting, extracting or boring machinery, for earth, minerals or ores;
pile-drivers and pile-extractors; snow-ploughs and snow-blowers
107 8443 Printers which perform two or more of the functions of printing, copying
or facsimile transmission, capable of connecting to an automatic data processing machine or to a network printers; copying machines, facsimile machines; ink cartridges with or without print head assembly and ink spray nozzle
108 8472 Other office machines (for example, hectograph or stencil duplicating
machines, addressing machines, automatic banknote dispensers, coin sorting machines, coin counting or wrapping machines [other than Braille typewriters, electric or non-electric, Perforating or stapling machines (staplers), pencil sharpening machines]
109 8476 Automatic goods-vending machines (for example, postage stamps,
cigarette, food or beverage machines), including money changing machines
110 8478 Machinery for preparing or making up tobacco, not specified or
included elsewhere in this chapter
111 8479 Passenger boarding bridges of a kind used in airports [8479 71 00] and
other [8479 79 00]
112 8483 Crank shafts for sewing machine; bearing housings, incorporating ball
or roller bearings, bearing housings, not incorporating ball or roller bearing; gears and gearing, other than toothed wheels, chain sprockets and other transmission elements presented separately; ball or roller screws;
113 8484 Gaskets and similar joints of metal sheeting combined with other
material or of two or more layers of metal; sets or assortments of gaskets and similar joints, dissimilar in composition, put up in pouches, envelopes or similar packings; mechanical seals
114 8504 Static converters (for example, rectifiers) and inductors [other than
Transformers Industrial Electronics; Electrical Transformer; Static
Convertors (UPS)]
115 8506 Primary cells and primary batteries
116 8512 Electrical lighting or signalling equipment (excluding articles of
heading 8539), windscreen wipers, defrosters and demisters, of a kind used for cycles or motor vehicles
117 8513 Portable electric lamps designed to function by their own source of
energy (for example, dry batteries, accumulators, magnetos), other than lighting equipment of heading 8512
118 8517 ISDN System [8517 69 10], ISDN Terminal Adaptor [8517 69 20], X
25 Pads [8517 69 40]
119 8518 Single loudspeakers, mounted in their enclosures [8518 21 00], Audio-
frequency electric amplifiers [8518 40 00], Electric sound amplifier sets
[8518 50 00], Parts [8518 90 00]
120 8519 Sound recording or reproducing apparatus
121 8522 Parts and accessories suitable for use solely or principally with the
apparatus of headings 8519 or 8521
122 8525 Transmission apparatus for radio-broadcasting or television, whether or
not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus; television cameras.
123 8526 Radar apparatus, radio navigational aid apparatus and radio remote
control apparatus
124 8527 Reception apparatus for radio-broadcasting, whether or not combined,
in the same housing, with sound recording or reproducing apparatus or a clock
125 8529 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the apparatus of headings
8525 to 8528
126 8530 Electrical signalling, safety or traffic control equipment for railways,
tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields (other than those of heading 8608)
127 8531 Electric sound or visual signalling apparatus (for example, bells, sirens,
indicator panels, burglar or fire alarms), other than those of heading
8512 or 8530
128 8536 Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, or for
making connections to or in electrical circuits (for example, switches, relays, fuses, surge suppressors, plugs, sockets, lamp-holders, and other connectors, junction boxes), for a voltage not exceeding 1,000 volts : connectors for optical fibres optical fibres, bundles or cables
129 8537 Boards, panels, consoles, desks, cabinets and other bases, equipped with
two or more apparatus of heading 8535 or 8536, for electric control or the distribution of electricity, including those incorporating instruments or apparatus of chapter 90, and numerical control apparatus, other than switching apparatus of heading 8517
130 8539 Sealed beam lamp units and ultra-violet or infra-red lamps; arc lamps
[other than Electric filament or discharge lamps and LED lamps]
131 8544 Insulated (including enamelled or anodised) wire, cable and other
insulated electric conductors, whether or not fitted with connectors
[other than Winding Wires; Coaxial cables; Optical Fiber]
132 8545 Brushes [8545 20 00] and goods under 8545 (including arc lamp carbon
and battery carbon)
133 8547 Insulating fittings for electrical machines, appliances or equipment,
being fittings wholly of insulating material apart from any minor components of metal (for example, threaded sockets) incorporated during moulding solely for the purposes of assembly, other than insulators of heading 8546; electrical conduit tubing and joints therefor, of base metal lined with insulating material
134 9004 Goggles including goggles for corrective vision.
135 9005 Binoculars, monoculars, other optical telescopes, and mountings
therefor; other astronomical instruments and mountings therefor, but not including instruments for radio-astronomy
136 9006 Photographic (other than cinematographic) cameras; photographic
flashlight apparatus and flashbulbs other than discharge lamps of heading 8539
137 9007 Cinematographic cameras and projectors, whether or not incorporating
sound recording or reproducing apparatus
138 9008 Image projectors, other than cinematographic; photographic (other than
cinematographic) enlargers and reducers
139 9010 Apparatus and equipment for photographic (including cinematographic)
laboratories, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter;
negatoscopes; projection screens
140 9011 Compound optical microscopes, including those for photomicrography
cinephotomicrography or microprojection
141 9012 Microscopes other than optical microscopes; diffraction apparatus
142 9013 Liquid crystal devices not constituting articles provided for more
specifically in other headings; lasers, other than laser diodes; other optical appliances and instruments, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter
143 9014 Direction finding compasses; other navigational instruments and
appliances
144 9015 Surveying (including photogrammetrical surveying), hydrographic,
oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments and appliances, excluding compasses; rangefinders
145 9016 Electric or electronic balances of a sensitivity of 5 cg or better, with or
without weights
146 9022 Apparatus based on the use of X-rays or of alpha, beta or gamma
radiations, for \ including radiography or radiotherapy apparatus, X-ray tubes and other X-ray generators, high tension generators, control panels and desks, screens, examinations or treatment tables, chairs and the like
147 9023 Instruments, apparatus and models, designed for demonstrational
purposes (for example, in education or exhibitions), unsuitable for other uses
148 9101 Wrist-watches, pocket-watches and other watches, including stop-
watches, with case of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal
149 9102 Wrist-watches, pocket-watches and other watches, including stop
watches, other than those of heading 9101
150 9104 Instrument panel clocks and clocks of a similar type for vehicles,
aircraft, spacecraft or vessels
151 9106 Time of day recording apparatus and apparatus for measuring, recording
or otherwise indicating intervals of time, with clock or watch movement or with synchronous motor (for example, time registers, time-recorders)
152 9107 Time switches with clock or watch movement or with synchronous
motor
153 9108 Watch movements, complete and assembled
154 9110 Complete watch movements, unassembled or partly assembled
(movement sets); incomplete watch movements, assembled; rough watch movements
155 9111 Watch cases and parts thereof
156 9112 Cases for other than clocks, and parts thereof
157 9113 Watch straps, watch bands and watch bracelets, and parts thereof
158 9114 Other watch parts
159 9201 Pianos, including automatic pianos; harpsi-chords and other keyboard
stringed instruments
160 9202 Other string musical instruments (for example, guitars, violins, harps)
161 9205 Wind musical instruments (for example, keyboard pipe organs,
accordions, clarinets, trumpets, bagpipes), other than fairground organs and mechanical street organs
162 9206 00 00 Percussion musical instruments (for example, drums, xylophones,
cymbols, castanets, maracas)
163 9207 Musical instruments, the sound of which is produced, or must be
amplified, electrically (for example, organs, guitars, accordions)
164 9208 Musical boxes, fairground organs, mechanical street organs, mechanical
singing birds, musical saws and other musical instruments not falling within any other heading of this chapter; decoy calls of all kinds; whistles, call horns and other mouth-blown sound signalling instruments
165 9209 Parts (for example, mechanisms for musical boxes) and accessories (for
example, cards, discs and rolls for mechanical instruments) of musical instruments; metronomes, tuning forks and pitch pipes of all kinds
166 9401 Seats (other than those of heading 9402), whether or not convertible into
beds, and parts thereof
167 9403 Other furniture [other than furniture wholly made of bamboo or cane]
and parts thereof
168 9404 Mattress supports; articles of bedding and similar furnishing (for
example, mattresses, quilts, eiderdowns, cushions, pouffes and pillows) fitted with springs or stuffed or internally fitted with any material or of cellular rubber or plastics, whether or not covered
169 9405 Lamps and lighting fittings including searchlights and spotlights and
parts thereof, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like, having a permanently fixed light source, and parts thereof not elsewhere specified or included
170 9505 Festive, carnival or other entertainment articles, including conjuring
tricks and novelty jokes
171 9506 Articles and equipment for general physical exercise, gymnastics,
athletics
172 9508 Roundabouts, swings, shooting galleries and other fairground
amusements; [other than travelling circuses and travelling menageries]
173 9602 Worked vegetable or mineral carving material and articles of these
materials moulded or carved articles of wax, of stearin, of natural gums or natural resins or of modelling pastes, and other moulded or carved articles, not elsewhere specified or included; worked, unhardened gelatin (except gelatin of heading 3503) and articles of unhardened gelatin
174 9611 Date, sealing or numbering stamps, and the like (including devices for
printing or embossing labels), designed for operating in the hand; hand- operated composing sticks and hand printing sets incorporating such composing sticks
175 9613 Cigarette lighters and other lighters, whether or not mechanical or
electrical, and parts thereof other than flints and wicks
176 9617 Vacuum flasks and other vacuum vessels, complete with cases; parts
thereof other than glass inners
177 9618 Tailors' dummies and other lay figures; automata and other animated
displays, used for shop window dressing

 

B. LIST OF GOODS ON WHICH GST RATE RECOMMENDED FOR REDUCTIONFROM 28% TO 12%

S.
No.
Chapter/
Heading/ Sub- heading/ Tariff item
Description
1 8509 Wet grinder consisting of stone as a grinder
2 8710 Tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles, motorised, whether or not
fitted with weapons, and parts of such vehicles

 

C. GOODS RECOMMENDED TO BE RETAINED AT 28% GST RATE:

S.
No
Chapter/
Heading/ Sub- heading/ Tariff item
Description
1 1703 Molasses
2 2106 90 20 Pan masala
3 2202 10 All goods [including aerated waters], containing added sugar or other
sweetening matter or flavoured
4 2401 Unmanufactured tobacco; tobacco refuse [other than tobacco leaves]
5 2402 Cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes, of tobacco or of tobacco
substitutes
6 2403 Other manufactured tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes;
“homogenised” or “reconstituted” tobacco; tobacco extracts and
essences [including biris]
7 2523 Portland cement, aluminous cement, slag cement, super sulphate
cement and similar hydraulic cements, whether or not coloured or in the form of clinkers
8 3208 Paints and varnishes (including enamels and lacquers) based on
synthetic polymers or chemically modified natural polymers, dispersed or dissolved in a non-aqueous medium; solutions as defined in Note 4 to this Chapter
9 3209 Paints and varnishes (including enamels and lacquers) based on
synthetic polymers or chemically modified natural polymers, dispersed or dissolved in an aqueous medium
10 3210 Other paints and varnishes (including enamels, lacquers and
distempers); prepared water pigments of a kind used for finishing leather
11 3214 Glaziers’ putty, grafting putty, resin cements, caulking compounds and
other mastics; painters’ fillings; non- refractory surfacing preparations for facades, indoor walls, floors, ceilings or the like
12 4011 New pneumatic tyres, of rubber [other than of a kind used on/in
bicycles, cycle-rickshaws and three wheeled powered cycle rickshaws;
and Rear Tractor tyres; and of a kind used on aircraft]
13 4012 Retreaded or used tyres and flaps
14 8407 Spark-ignition reciprocating or rotary internal combustion piston
engine [other than aircraft engines]
15 8408 Compression-ignition internal combustion piston engines (diesel or
semi-diesel engines)
16 8409 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the engines of heading
8407 or 8408
17 8413 Pumps for dispensing fuel or lubricants of the type used in filling
stations or garages [8413 11], Fuel, lubricating or cooling medium pumps for internal combustion piston engines [8413 30]
18 8415 Air-conditioning machines, comprising a motor-driven fan and
elements for changing the temperature and humidity, including those machines in which the humidity cannot be separately regulated
19 8418 Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing equipment,
electric or other; heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 8415
20 8422 Dish washing machines, household [8422 11 00] and other [8422 19
00]
21 8450 Household or laundry-type washing machines, including machines
which both wash and dry
22 8483 Transmission shafts (including cam shafts and crank shafts) and cranks
(excluding crankshaft for sewing machine); gear boxes and other speed changers, including torque converters; flywheels and pulleys, including pulley blocks; clutches and shaft couplings (including universal joints)
23 8507 Electric accumulators, including separators therefor, whether or not
rectangular (including square)
24 8508 Vacuum cleaners
25 8509 Electro-mechanical domestic appliances, with self-contained electric
motor, other than vacuum cleaners of heading 8508 [other than wet grinder consisting of stone as a grinder ]
26 8510 Shavers, hair clippers and hair-removing appliances, with self-
contained electric motor
27 8511 Electrical ignition or starting equipment of a kind used for spark-
ignition or compression-ignition internal combustion engines (for example, ignition magnetos, magneto-dynamos, ignition coils, sparking plugs and glow plugs, starter motors); generators (for example, dynamos, alternators) and cut-outs of a kind used in conjunction with such engines
28 8516 Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters;
electric space heating apparatus and soil heating apparatus; electrothermic hair-dressing apparatus (for example, hair dryers, hair curlers, curling tong heaters) and hand dryers; electric smoothing irons;
other electro-thermic appliances of a kind used for domestic purposes;
electric heating resistors, other than those of heading 8545
29 8525 Digital cameras and video cameras recorders [other than CCTV]
30 8528 Monitors and projectors, not incorporating television reception
apparatus; reception apparatus for television, whether or not incorporating radio-broadcast receiver or sound or video recording or reproducing apparatus [other than computer monitors not exceeding 20 inches and set top box for television]
31 8701 Road tractor for semi-trailers of engine capacity exceeding 1800 CC.
32 8702 Motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the
driver
33 8703 Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the
transport of persons (other than those of heading 8702), including station wagons and racing cars [other than Cars for physically handicapped persons]
34 8704 Motor vehicles for the transport of goods [other than Refrigerated
motor vehicles]
35 8705 Special purpose motor vehicles, other than those principally designed
for the transport of persons or goods (for example, breakdown lorries, crane lorries, fire fighting vehicles, concrete-mixer lorries, road sweeper lorries, spraying lorries, mobile workshops, mobile radiological unit)
36 8706 Chassis fitted with engines, for the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to
8705
37 8707 Bodies (including cabs), for the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to
8705
38 8708 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705
[other than specified parts of tractors]
39 8709 Works trucks, self-propelled, not fitted with lifting or handling
equipment, of the type used in factories, warehouses, dock areas or airports for short distance transport of goods; tractors of the type used on railway station platforms; parts of the foregoing vehicles
40 8711 Motorcycles (including mopeds) and cycles fitted with an auxiliary
motor, with or without side-cars; side-cars
41 8714 Parts and accessories of vehicles of headings 8711 and 8713
42 8716 Trailers and semi-trailers; other vehicles, not mechanically propelled;
parts thereof [other than Self-loading or self-unloading trailers for agricultural purposes, and Hand propelled vehicles (e.g. hand carts, rickshaws and the like); animal drawn vehicles]
43 8802 Aircrafts for personal use
44 8903 Yachts and other vessels for pleasure or sports; rowing boats and
canoes
45 9302 Revolvers and pistols, other than those of heading 9303 or 9304
46 9504 Video games consoles and Machines, article and accessories for
billiards [9504 20 00], other games operated by coins, banknotes, i.e., casino games [9504 20 00] and others [other than board games of 9504
90 90]
47 9614 Smoking pipes (including pipe bowls) and cigar or cigarette holders,
and parts thereof
48 9616 Scent sprays and similar toilet sprays, and mounts and heads therefor;
powder-puffs and pads for the application of cosmetics or toilet preparations
49 9804 All dutiable articles intended for personal use
50 Any Chapter Lottery-Authorised by State Governments

 

D. CHANGE RECOMMENDED IN GST RATES ON CERTAIN GOODS:

S.
No.
Chapter/
Heading/ Sub- heading/ Tariff item
Description Present
GST Rate
GST Rate
Recommended
1 0202/0203/02
04/0205/0206
/0207/0208/0
209/0210/
0504
(1) All goods [except fresh or chilled],
put up in unit container and, - (a) bearing a registered brand name; or
(b) bearing a brand name on which an actionable claim or enforceable right in a court of law is available [other than those where any actionable claim or enforceable right in respect of such brand name has been foregone voluntarily], subject to the conditions as in the subject to the conditions as in the Foot Note

(2)All goods [except fresh or chilled], other than (1) above.
12%





12%/5%
5%





Nil
2 0303/0304/03
05/0306/0307
/0308
All goods [except fresh or chilled],
other than those put up in unit container and, -
(a) bearing a registered brand name; or
(b) bearing a brand name on which an actionable claim or enforceable right in a court of law is available [other than those where any actionable claim or enforceable right in respect of such brand name has been foregone voluntarily], subject to the conditions as in the subject to the conditions as in the Foot Note
5% Nil
3 0402 91 10,
0402 99 20
Condensed milk 18% 12%.
4 710 Vegetables (uncooked or cooked by
steaming or boiling in water), frozen other than those put up in unit container and, (a) bearing a registered brand
name; or
(b) bearing a brand name on which an actionable claim or enforceable right in a court of law is available [other than those where any actionable claim or enforceable right in respect of such brand name has been foregone voluntarily], subject to the conditions as in the Foot Note
5% Nil
5 714 Manioc, arrowroot, salep, Jerusalem
artichokes, sweet potatoes and similar roots and tubers with high starch or inulin content, dried, whether or not sliced or in the form of pellets
5% Nil
6 714 Manioc, arrowroot, salep, Jerusalem
artichokes, sweet potatoes and similar roots and tubers with high starch or inulin content, frozen, other than those put up in unit container whether or not sliced or in the form of pellets. and, -
(a) bearing a registered brand name;
or
(b) bearing a brand name on which an actionable claim or enforceable right in a court of law is available [other than those where any actionable claim or enforceable right in respect of such brand name has been foregone voluntarily], subject to the conditions as in the Foot Note
5% Nil
7 8 Dried makhana, whether or not shelled
or peeled other than those put up in unit container and, -
(a) bearing a registered brand name; or (b) bearing a brand name on which an actionable claim or enforceable right in a court of law is available [other than those where any actionable claim or enforceable right in respect of such brand name has been foregone voluntarily], subject to the conditions as in the Foot Note
5% Nil
8 801 Desiccated Coconut 12% 5%
9 1105 1. Flour of potatoes put up in unit
container and, - (a) bearing a registered brand name;
or
(b) bearing a brand name on which an actionable claim or enforceable right in a court of law is available (other than those where any actionable claim or enforceable right in respect of such brand name has been foregone voluntarily), subject to the conditions as in the Foot Note

2. Meals, powder, flakes, granules and pallets of potatoes other than those put up in unit container and, -
(a) bearing a registered brand name;
or
(b) bearing a brand name on which an actionable claim or enforceable right in a court of law is available (other than those where any actionable claim or enforceable right in respect of such brand name has been foregone voluntarily), subject to the conditions as in the Foot Note
18% 5%
10 1106 10 10 Guar meal 5% Nil
11 1203 Copra other than of seed quality 5% 5%
12 1210 10 00 Hop cones, neither ground nor
powdered nor in the form of pellets
5% Nil
13 1404 [other
than 1404 90
10, 1404 90
40, 1404 90
50]
Coconut shell, un-worked. 5% Nil
14 1701 Khandsari sugar 5% Nil
15 1701 91,
1701 99
All goods, including refined sugar
containing added flavouring or colouring matter, sugar cubes other those which attract are at 5% or Nil GST.
18% 12%
16 1704 Puffed Rice Chikki, Peanut Chikki,
Sesame Chikki til chikki, til patti, til revdi, sugar makhana, gajak, groundnut sweats Khaja, Khajuli, Anarsa, sakar, khadi sakar, harda, sakariya, gatta, kuliya, elaichidana, lukumdana
18% 5%
17 1902 Pasta, whether or not cooked or stuffed
(with meat or other substances) or otherwise prepared, such as spaghetti,
macaroni, noodles, lasagne, gnocchi, ravioli, cannelloni; couscous, whether or not prepared
18% 12%
18 2102 Other single cell micro-organisms,
dead (but not including vaccines of heading 3002)
18% 12 %
19 2103 90 10 Curry paste 18% 12%
20 2103 90 30 Mayonnaise and salad dressings 18% 12%
21 2103 90 40 Mixed, condiments and mixed
seasoning
18% 12%
22 2106 Idli, dosa batter 12% 5%
23 2106 90 91 Diabetic foods 18% 12%
24 2106 90 99 Chutney Powder 18% 5%
25 2503 00 10 Sulphur recovered as by-product in
refining of crude oil
18% 5%
26 26 Uranium Ore Concentrate 5% Nil
27 2621 Fly ash 18% 5%
28 2804 40 10 Medicinal grade oxygen 18% 12%
29 3215 Printing ink, writing or drawing ink and
other inks, whether or not concentrated or solid [(other than Fountain pen ink and Ball pen ink)]
18% 12%
30 4107 Leather further prepared after tanning
or crusting, including parchment- dressed leather, of bovine (including buffalo) or equine animals, without hair on, whether or not split, other than leather of heading 4114
12% 5%
31 4112 Leather further prepared after tanning
or crusting, including parchment- dressed leather, of sheep or lamb, without wool on, whether or not split, other than leather of heading 4114
12% 5%
32 4113 Leather further prepared after tanning
or crusting, including parchment- dressed leather, of other animals, without wool or hair on, whether or not split, other than leather of heading 4114
12% 5%
33 4114 Chamois (including combination
chamois) leather; patent leather and patent laminated leather; metallised leather
12% 5%
34 4115 Composition leather with a basis of
leather or leather fibre, in slabs, sheets or strip, whether or not in rolls; parings and other waste of leather or of composition leather, not suitable for the manufacture of leather articles; leather
dust, powder and flour
12% 5%
35 4202 22 20 Hand bags and shopping bags, of
cotton
18% 12%
36 4202 22 30 Hand bags and shopping bags, of jute 18% 12%
37 5201 Raw Cotton, supplied by agriculturist
to a registered person – to issue notification under 9(3) of the CGST/SGST Acts to prescribe that tax on such supplies is to be paid by the recipient under reverse Charge
5% 5% (under
reverse charge)
38 5607 a) Coir, cordage and ropes
b) Jute Twine
12% 5%
39 5608 Knotted netting of twine, cordage or
rope; made up fishing nets and other made up nets, of textile materials
12% 5%
With no refund of unutilised input tax credit
40 5609 Products of coir 12% 5%
41 5806 Narrow Woven Fabrics including
Newar Cotton
12% 5%
With no refund of unutilised input tax credit
42 6309 Worn clothing and other worn articles;
rags
5%/
12%
depending on sale value
5%
43 6505 Hats (knitted /crocheted) or made up
from lace or other textile fabrics.
18% 12%
44 6815 (a) Fly ash bricks
(b) Fly ash aggregate with 90% or more fly ash content.
12%

18%
5%

5%
45 7113 Bangles of lac / shellac 3% Nil
46 8432 Parts [falling under heading 8432] of
agricultural, horticultural or forestry machinery for soil preparation or cultivation; lawn or sports-ground rollers falling under 8432
18% 12%
47 8433 Parts [falling under heading 8433] of
harvesting or threshing machinery, including straw or fodder balers; grass or hay mowers; machines for cleaning, sorting or grading eggs, fruit or other agricultural produce falling under heading 8433 [other than machinery of
heading 8437]
18% 12%
48 8452 Parts [falling under heading 8452] of
Sewing machines falling under heading
8452
18% 12%
49 9003 Frames and mountings for spectacles,
goggles or the like, and parts thereof
18% 12%
50 9021 Orthopaedic appliances, including
crutches, surgical belts and trusses
5% 5%
51 9403 Furniture wholly made of bamboo or
cane
18% 12%
52 9507 Fishing hooks 12% 5%
53 40, 84, 94 Specified parts of aircraft, namely,
a) aircraft engines [84071000, 8411];
b) aircraft tyres [40113000];
c) aircraft seats [94011000]
18% /
28%
5%
54 Any Chapter (a) Scientific and technical
instruments, apparatus, equipment
(including computers);
(b) Accessories, parts, consumables and live animals (for experimental purposes);
(c) Computer software, Compact Disc- Read Only Memory (CD-ROM), recorded magnetic tapes, microfilms, microfiches;
(d) Proto-types, the CIF value of which does not exceed Rs. 50000 in a financial year for import by Public funded research institution or a university or an Indian Institute of Technology or Indian Institute of
Science, Bangalore or a Regional Engineering College, other than a hospital
[Subject to specified conditions]
18%/28% 5%

Foot Note:

(i) The phrase “unit container” means a package, whether large or small (for example, tin, can, box, jar, bottle, bag, or carton, drum, barrel, or canister) designed to hold a predetermined quantity or number, which is indicated on such package.

(ii) (a) The phrase “brand name” means brand name or trade name, that is to say, a name or a mark, such as symbol, monogram, label, signature or invented word or writing which is used in relation to such specified goods for the purpose of indicating, or so as to indicate a connection in the course of trade between such specified goods and some 20 person using such name or mark with or without any indication of the identity of that person.

(b) The phrase “registered brand name” means, -

(A) a brand registered as on the 15th May 2017 or thereafter under the Trade Marks Act, 1999 irrespective of whether or not the brand is subsequently deregistered;

(B) a brand registered as on the 15th May2017 or thereafter under the Copyright Act, 1957(14 of 1957);

(C) a brand registered as on the 15th May2017 or thereafter under any law for the time being in force in any other country.

(iii) For foregoing an actionable claim or enforceable right on a brand name, -

(a) the person undertaking packing of such goods in unit containers which bears a brand name shall file an affidavit to that effect with the jurisdictional commissioner of Central tax that he is voluntarily foregoing his actionable claim or enforceable right on such brand name as defined in Explanation (ii)(a); and

(b) the person undertaking packing of such goods in unit containers which bear a brand name shall, on each such unit containers, clearly print in indelible ink, both in English and the local language, that in respect of the brand name as defined in Explanation (ii)(a) printed on the unit containers he has foregone his actionable claim or enforceable right voluntarily.

Provided that, if the person having an actionable claim or enforceable right on a brand name and the person undertaking packing of such goods in unit containers are two different persons, then the person having an actionable claim or enforceable right on a brand name shall file an affidavit to that effect with the jurisdictional Commissioner of Central tax of the person undertaking packing of such goods that he is voluntarily foregoing his actionable claim or enforceable right on such brand name as defined in Explanation (ii)(a); and he has authorised the person [undertaking packing of such goods in unit containers bearing said brand name] to print on such unit containers in indelible ink, both in English and the local language, that in respect of such brand name he [the person owning the brand name] is voluntarily foregoing the actionable claim or enforceable right voluntarily on such brand name.

 

E. CHANGES IN IGST RATE RECOMMENDED ON CERTAIN GOODS:

S.
No
Chapter/
Heading/ Sub- heading/ Tariff item
Description Present IGST
Rate
IGST Rate
Recommended
1 402 Skimmed milk powder, or
concentrated milk
[To extend the benefit of notification No. 30/2017- Integrated Tax (Rate) dated 22nd September, 2017 applicable in relation to milk distributed through dairy co-operatives to milk distributed through companies registered under the companies Act.]
Exempt from
IGST, subject to certain conditions,
under
notification No.
30/2017- Integrated Tax (Rate) dated 22nd September, 2017
Nil
[On inter-state supply]
2 30 Imported Lifesaving Medicines
for personal use supplied free of cost by overseas supplier, subject to conditions that:
i. Drugs and medicines are supplied free of cost for free, for personal use,
ii. Certification by the DGHS of Centre or State [or an equivalent officer of the State] that these medicines are lifesaving; and
iii. Other specified conditions to ensure that the proposed exemption reaches to intended patients]
12/5% Nil

[On import]
3 Any chapter All goods, vessels, ships, rigs
[other than motor vehicles] etc. imported under lease, subject to condition that IGST is paid on such lease amount.
At present, exemption is available for
i. Imported aircrafts and aircraft engines under lease;
ii. Imported goods for temporary period under lease;
iii. Imported Oils rigs and associated goods under lease
Applicable
IGST rate
Nil
[On import]
4 All goods ATA Carnet System

Expanding the scope of exemption from IGST, so as to extend the exemption to:
i. professional equipment by accredited press persons who visit India for covering national / international events
ii. equipment for broadcasting of events (sound and television)
iii. goods imported for sports purposes and
iv. testing, measurement and calibration equipment.
subject to existing condition of re-export of these goods within specified period and other condition.
Temporary
import is exempt
Nil
[ On import]
5 Any chapter Specified goods, including rifles,
pistols, bows, imported by a sports person of outstanding eminence, subject to specified condition
12%,18%, 28% Nil
[On imports]

 

Modification in definition/ clarification in respect of changes in GST/IGST rates on goods

S. No Chapter/ Heading/ Subheading/ Tariff item Description Present GST Rate Modification/clarification Recommended
1 7, 10, 11 Cereals, pulses, flours

a) Food grains, pulses and flours put up in unit containers and bearing a registered brand name or a brand name on which an actionable claim or enforceable right in court of law is available attract 5% rate.
b) For this purpose, registered brand name means brand names registered as on 15th May 2017, irrespective of whether or not the brand is subsequently deregistered.
Branded - 5% Unbranded -Nil a) The Council has recommended following modification:

i. Brand name will include ‘brand name registered as on 15th May 2017 or thereafter, irrespective of whether or not the brand is subsequently deregistered.
ii. Similar changes in other clauses of the definition.

b) To clarify that the condition of foregoing actionable claim of enforceable right [to be eligible for exemption] for being eligible to Nil GST rate applies to any brand [as defined in Notification], whether registered or not.
2 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 5801, 60 Textile fabrics 5%/12% As regards export of fabrics- to clarify that the manufacturer of such fabrics will be eligible for refund of unutilized input tax credit of GST paid on inputs [other than capital goods] in respect of fabrics manufactured and exported by him.
3 6913 Terracotta idol figurines of the Gora Dev (tribal horse God) Nil Nil [To clarify that terracotta idols, being also idols of clay, are eligible for Nil GST rate].
4 84 or 85 E-waste 5% 5% To change the definition of e-waste, so as to restrict the 5% concessional GST rate only to electrical and electronic equipment, listed in Schedule I of the E-Waste (Management) Rules, whole or in part if discarded as waste by the consumer or bulk consumer
5 89 Rigs, tools and spares, and all goods on wheels [like cranes], removed from one State to other State No supply To include these goods in within the purview of the Circular 1/1/2017-IGST dated 07.07.17, by suitably modifying / reissuing the said Circular.
6 9002 Intraocular Lens 12% 12% a) Change in classification from 9002 to 9021] b) For the past period clarification to be issued stating that for the period upto this change intra 24 ocular lenses were eligible for 12% GST rate [under section 11(3) of the CGST/SGST Act].

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