List of Taxes Included in GST, Taxes to be subsumed under GST Structure

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List of Taxes Included in GST, Central & State Taxes to be Subsumed In GST, List of All Taxes to be Subsumed In GST. GST Structure in India. Taxes to be subsumed under GST Structure. Post implementation, the following Central and State indirect taxes would be subsumed in GST and existing indirect taxes takes the form of CGST, SGST and IGST as per above proposed model. Now check more details for

Taxes Included in GST

List of Taxes Included in GST, List of All Taxes to be Subsumed In GST

CENTRAL TAXES TO BE SUBSUMED

IN GST On application of the above principles and various papers which have been released in this regard, it is deduced that the following Central Taxes should be, to begin with, subsumed under the Goods and Services Tax:

  • Central Excise Duty (CENVAT)
  • Additional Excise Duties
  • The Excise Duty levied under the Medicinal and Toiletries Preparations (Excise Duties) Act 1955
  • Service Tax
  • Additional Customs Duty, commonly known as Countervailing Duty (CVD)
  • Special Additional Duty of Customs – 4% (SAD)
  • Surcharges and Cesses levied by Centre are also likely to be subsumed wherever they are in the nature of taxes on goods or services. This may include cess on rubber, tea, coffee, national calamity contingent duty etc.
  • Central Sales Tax to be phased out.

STATE Taxes To Be Subsumed In Gst

Following State taxes and levies would be, to begin with, subsumed under GST:

  • VAT / Sales tax
  • Entertainment tax (unless it is levied by the local bodies)
  • Luxury tax
  • Taxes on lottery, betting and gambling
  • State Cesses and Surcharges in so far as they relate to supply of goods and services
  • Octroi and Entry Tax
  • Purchase Tax 

TAXES WHICH ARE NOT TO BE SUBSUMED

GST may not subsume the following taxes within its ambit:

  • Basic Customs Duty: These are protective duties levied at the time of Import of goods into India.
  • Exports Duty: This duty is imposed at the time of export of certain goods which are not available in India in abundance.
  • Road & Passenger Tax: These are in the nature of fees and not in the nature of taxes on goods and services.
  • Toll Tax: These are in the nature of user fees and not in the nature of taxes on goods and services.
  • Property Tax
  • Stamp Duty
  • Electricity Duty

Some exceptions to the above mentioned Tax Structure under GST

TAX ON SUPPLY OF THE ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION:

Supply of the alcoholic liquor for human consumption has been excluded from the definition of goods and service tax.

According to the clause 12A of article 366 which describes the goods and service tax as follows:

“Goods and services tax” means any tax on supply of goods or services or both except taxes on the supply of the alcoholic liquor for human consumption.

Hence, the supply of the alcoholic liquor for human consumption will be out of the GST. Alcohol products for human consumption would continue to be exclusively taxed by the States. Since the Bill specifically excludes alcohol products from the ambit of GST, bringing it within GST at a future date would require another constitutional amendment. CST on inter-state sales of alcohol would also continue. It therefore appears that the empowerment of States to tax alcohol products is intended to remain unaltered in the near future.

TAX ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS:

Tobacco and tobacco products would be subjected to GST. However, it can be subjected to a separate excise duty by the Centre.

TAX ON PETROLEUM CRUDE/ HIGH SPEED DIESEL/ MOTOR SPIRIT/ NATURAL GAS/ AVIATION TURBINE FUEL:

The States would continue as per the current laws to impose Value Added Tax (VAT) on Petroleum Crude/ High Speed Diesel/ Motor Spirit/ Natural Gas/ Aviation Turbine Fuel on intra-state sales while inter-state sales would continue to attract Central Sales Tax (CST). These products would be transitioned into the GST regime from a future date to be notified by the GST Council. It is currently unclear from the schematics of the Bill whether States would fully discontinue collecting VAT/ CST on these products from this notified date, or whether the transition would be gradual. The Bill however also states that these products can be subjected to an excise duty imposed by the Centre; this levy would be imposed now and even after GST comes into force. Such duty can be in addition to the applicable VAT or GST imposed.

TAX ON NEWSPAPERS AND ADVERTISEMENT THEREIN:

GST would be capable of being levied on the sale of newspapers and advertisements therein. This would give the governments the access to substantial incremental revenues since this industry has historically been tax free in its entirety

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