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GST: Higher cess on mid-sized sedans, Extravagance cars, Sport utility vehicles to be effective today.


The GST Council on 9 September chose to climb cess on mid-sized autos by 2 percent, taking the effective GST rate to 45 percent.

Likewise, cess on expansive autos has been climbed by 5 percent, taking the aggregate GST occurrence to 48 percent while that of SUVs by 7 percent to 50 percent.

“Notifiying in regards to increment in the compelling rates of the Compensation Cess on specified engine vehicles will be issued on September 11, 2017, successful from 00 hours of the same day,” the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) tweeted.

After the GST board meet on Saturday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said that in expansive vehicles where affordability of shoppers is high, the cess has been increased.

“The pre-GST rate has not been restored… Despite the fact that we had a headspace of climbing cess by 10 for every penny, it has been climbed by up to 7 for every penny,” Jaitley had said.

Cess on little oil and diesel autos, cross breed autos and those conveying up to 13 travelers has not been climbed.

Auto costs had dropped by up to Rs 3 lakh as the expense rates settled under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), which happened from July 1, were lower than the joined focal and state imposes in pre-GST days.

To settle this abnormality, the Council raised the cess.

Under the GST administration, autos draw in the most noteworthy duty section of 28 percent and over that, a cess is required.

A statute was proclaimed a week ago to climb the cess from 15 percent to up to 25 percent.

The Council on Saturday settled on the quantum of climb in cess in different segments.

The most astounding pre-GST impose rate on engine vehicles worked out to around 52-54.72 percent, to which 2.5 percent was included record of focal deals Tax, octroi and so forth. Against this, post-GST, the aggregate expense rate came to 43 percent.

With the amendment in cess quantum, now the oddities have been expelled to a greater extent.

Automakers have also shown disappointment with the new cess rates,they told that”The decision to increase the Cess yet again is very unfortunate and totally overlooks the contribution we make to the industry and to the economy. immediate changes and increase of motor vehicles cess adversely affect stability and growth of the automotive industry in India.

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