As far as hotels are concerned, for those who prefer staying at mid-market to luxury hotels there is good news. This means that an 18 per cent GST will be levied on rooms with tariff between Rs. According to the hotel industry, currently for this tariff range, a tax of 21.3 per cent is levied.
The threshold for the 28 percent tax bracket has been increased to Rs. The 3 per cent tax discount will be passed on to the customers, industry insiders told
For apparel, man-made clothes up to Rs 1,000 will attract a 5 per cent tax, lower than the existing 7 per cent; those costing above Rs 1,000, will continue to attract 12 per cent.However, Chennai-based TTK Protective Devices, which manufactures the 'Skore' brand of condoms, said input cost for condom makers are set to go up under the GST regime."Input taxes would be going up because the GST rates have gone up in most of the cases compared to existing rates.Currently, tax rates range from 19 per cent to over 25 per cent across states.Cab expenses Getting around the city with your special someone in a cab is likely to get cheaper with GST kicking in.
on Friday, your dating game may see a change come July, with pretty much everything you indulge in during your romantic rendezvous coming under the new tax regime.