GST Council raises cess on cigarettes2 min read . Updated: 18 Jul 2017, 01:55 AM IST
28% GST rate on cigarettes plus higher cess will increase tax burden by Rs4.8-7.9 per 10 sticks, depending on their length and whether they are filtered or not
New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Monday decided to increase the cess on cigarettes to offset a reduced tax revenue from the product following the 1 July rollout of the indirect tax reform.
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