FM launches mobile app 'GST Rates Finder'

Rachel Hardy
July 11, 2017

The app will help consumers to find accurate prices of each good they buy in any store in the country. We can find this "GST Rates Finder" mobile app on the Android Platform.

It can be downloaded on any smartphone phone and works in offline mode as well.

The Union government has exempted the import of aircraft, aircraft engines and its parts via leasing route from the purview of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

It said that the services by an employee to the employer in the course of or in relation to his employment is outside the scope of the new indirect tax regime. "Therefore, 12% GST rate had been provided for sanitary napkins", the finance ministry said in a statement. This is an official app that provides information on migration to GST, draft GST laws and rules, FAQs, Latest Updates etc. Users can also provide feedback and contact CBEC Mitra Helpdesk using the application.

A taxpayer can search for applicable CGST, SGST, UTGST rate and Compensation Cess on a supply. The central government has made the GST in initiation shape 1 July and has propelled GST Rates Finder Mobile App to give precise duty rate data.

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Nepal will send a high-level delegation to India tomorrow to hold talks with the Indian authorities over the possible impact of GST on the trade between the two countries.

Ashok Koul said special position of the Jammu and Kashmir has not been eroded due to extension of GST to the State.

"Reducing the GST rate on sanitary napkins to nil, will however, result in complete denial of ITC to domestic manufacturers of sanitary napkins and zero rating imports".

For example, any person who has been billed by a hotel or a restaurant or for footwear purchase can cross-verify the correctness of the rate of GST charged.

It also contains the description of goods or services and the chapter heading of the Harmonised System of Nomenclature (HSN).

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